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Fractious Arenas: Netanyahu Dissolves The War Cabinet

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 01:12 PM
The departure of Benny Gantz from the Israeli war cabinet, which had served as a checking forum against the conventional security cabinet, presented a perfect opportunity for those who felt his presence stifling. Read more...

On Why The Biden “peace Plan” For Gaza Is Doomed

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 11:53 AM
After months and months of blocking every attempt to achieve a Gaza ceasefire, Biden is now marketing his own three-stage “peace plan” to end the conflict - which is hobbled by its service to Israeli priorities - while falsely claiming that Hamas ... Read more...

Hegemony, Meaning And Ideology Through Structured Literacy In New Zealand Education System

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 11:45 AM
Ian Powell discusses the imposition of ideologically based ‘structured literacy’ into New Zealand’s education system in the context of hegemony and meaning. Read more...

Civil Disobedience Is Necessary But Not Sufficient

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 11:11 AM
An activist sentenced to jail for nearly a year for breaking windows at JP Morgan in London compellingly states her reasons for doing so. Though I sympathize with Amy Pritchard’s sentiments, her mindset and approach are no solution. Read more...

Shoot The Messenger, Kill The Story

Published: Sun 16 Jun 2024 02:17 PM
Daniel Everett Hale killed lots of innocent people. He went to jail, not for killing people – he was paid to do that by the US government – but for revealing the truth behind it. Recently released, he has an astonishing story to tell. Read more...

Neglect Public Health At New Zealanders’ Peril

Published: Sun 16 Jun 2024 01:43 PM
Ian Powell discusses the government’s neglect of public health and the peril this risks for the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. Read more...

Ukraine, Continued Aid, And The Prevailing Logic Of Slaughter

Published: Sat 15 Jun 2024 08:29 PM
With Ukraine looking desperately bloodied at the hands of their Russian counterparts, the horizon of the conflict had seemingly shrunk of late. Fatigue and desperation had set in. Read more...

Welcome To NZ – Now Pay Up: The Risks And Rewards Of Raising The Foreign Tourist Tax

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2024 07:58 PM
The government has proposed raising the international visitor levy to $100. But first New Zealand needs a clear strategy about who it’s trying to attract, and in what numbers. Read more...

The Observer Is The Habit Of Separation

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2024 11:54 AM
With sufficient unguided attention, the infinite regression of the observer ends, and then time ends. Read more...

America Isolated: Why Some Western Capitals Are Shifting Positions On Gaza

Published: Thu 13 Jun 2024 01:17 PM
As per American thinking, the recognition and the establishment of a Palestinian State should follow a negotiated settlement between Israel and Palestine, under the auspices of Washington itself. Read more...
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