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Red Meat – To have or have not?

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018 03:26 PM
As a registered nutritionist working in the New Zealand red meat industry, I’m faced with a myriad of balls to juggle in the ‘meat and planetary health’ discussion. Nutrition is not a simple science; add environment and moral dilemma in to the mix, ... Read more...

We are sailing, we are sailing...

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018 01:10 PM
Once again, a small number of individuals from several countries are going to try to break the illegal siege imposed on the people of Gaza by sailing from Europe to Gaza on four small Scandinavian boats: Al Awda (The Return ), Fr eedom , Falestine ... Read more...

Trump’s Space Force: Military Profiteering’s Final Frontier

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018 10:34 AM
The Commander-in-Chief, President Donald Trump, has announced a new mission into the realm of martial excess. It is one is that will surely enrich the aerospace industry while spreading the global battlefield to a new dimension. Read more...

Worldwide Hurricane

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018 10:27 AM
In planning a conference that is coming up in Toronto, I’ve been seeking out stories of peace and justice in Toronto and Canada. Wow are there a lot of them, as well as plenty of war and injustice as well. One of my favorites has got to be the story ... Read more...

Taking the Long View: Silent Revolution

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018 10:20 AM
A bit of safety advice for travelling in the Netherlands: Look both ways before you step off the curb. Read more...

Australia, New Zealand in a duel over deportations

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018 09:49 AM
Australia expelling New Zealanders at a record pace for reasons of 'character', with rising reports of separated families, racial bias and mistreatment of minors Read more...

Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018 08:48 AM
The Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 which was introduced in January still remains in the early stages with Parliament's Select Committee. There are 2 more 'readings' and a 'Committee of the whole House' debate to go yet. It's not even due ... Read more...

Don't squeeze! Avocado etiquette 101

Published: Thu 19 Jul 2018 03:45 PM
It found segregating the fruit on display according to the stages of ripeness and using signs to tell customers which fruit to buy according to when they wanted to eat it reduced bruising by 60 percent and led to an increase in the amount of fruit ... Read more...

Courier drivers under fire - pay 'less than minimum wage'

Published: Thu 19 Jul 2018 01:58 PM
The employment conditions of under-fire courier drivers forced to leave sign-for packages unsigned for , or risk a pay cut, have been revealed. Read more...

Young diabetics missing insulin shots in bid to lose weight

Published: Thu 19 Jul 2018 01:45 PM
A third of young people with type one diabetes are purposely not taking insulin, or are at risk of avoiding insulin, in order to lose weight. Read more...
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