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Gordon Campbell: Gareth Morgan, In His Own Words

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 12:52 PM
S ome people are thinking of voting for Gareth Morgan on Saturday, and some already have. In a tight election and during a week when we’re celebrating the suffrage, that - arguably - doesn’t make a lot of sense, at least to anyone on the centre-left. ... Read more...

Who To Vote For To Ensure A More Open Government

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 06:43 AM
This is the second part in Scoop’s Opening the Election 2017 series on Open Government. If you are still wondering what open government is, and why it is important to NZ then the first article is a good start for you . Read more...

HiveMind Report: Medical Cannabis In Aotearoa

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 05:16 AM
Medical Cannabis is a complex and often polarising issue. However, it was highly encouraging that there were some very strong areas of consensus among the 133 participants in this HiveMind exploration. It appears that a clear majority of respondents to ... Read more...

1 News Colmar Brunton poll September 16-19

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 06:34 PM
National 46% (+6) Labour 37% (-7) Green 8% (+1) NZ First 5% (-1) TOP 2% (NC) Maori Party 1% (NC) ACT 0.3% Don’t know 7% Refused 6% Read more...

Will Israel Become a UN Security Council Member?

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 10:37 AM
There is a great irony in the fact that Israel is seeking a seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Read more...

David Swanson: Pull Down That Statue of the US Constitution

Published: Tue 19 Sep 2017 04:52 PM
Pull Down That Statue of the U.S. Constitution By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/pull-down-that-statue-of-the-u-s-constitution/ Read more...

Zarefah Baroud: Not My Wonder Woman

Published: Tue 19 Sep 2017 04:44 PM
Most women will agree that female representation in the media is incredibly important for a plethora of reasons, not only in media but as well as politics, and other platforms lacking opportunity for female participants. Providing women of all ages a strong ... Read more...

Binoy Kampmark: The Genuine Article in Australian Politics

Published: Tue 19 Sep 2017 03:59 PM
He was there with his entourage, a face unmoved bar the occasional muscle flex. “There’s Malcolm Turnbull!” exclaimed drinking companions at the Curtin on Melbourne’s famed Lygon Street, the artery of culinary matters Italian. Read more...

Binoy Kampmark: Donald Trump at the UN

Published: Tue 19 Sep 2017 03:55 PM
It seems to have reached a point of near exhaustion. What will the President of the United States do next? The money was on some diplomatic mayhem, a series of insults, and a trashing of various aspects of the organisation some Americans regard as a ... Read more...

Gordon Campbell: Ten Reasons For Not Voting National

Published: Mon 18 Sep 2017 04:33 PM
F aith-based voting is the norm, in that we tend to select the election messages that best fit with our deeply held beliefs. Routinely, faith trumps the evidence. There is, for instance, a doctrine that says National is better at managing the economy, ... Read more...
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