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When People With HIV Can Live Normal Lives Then Why 680,000 AIDS Deaths In 2020?

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 07:43 PM
When we know how to prevent HIV transmission, and how to keep every person living with HIV healthy, then how can one fathom deaths of at least 680,000 people due to AIDS-related illnesses in 2020 worldwide? And how can one explain, at least 1.5 million ... Read more...

Project UATX: New Universities, Old Problems

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 04:05 PM
Among the motivations behind establishing a university is a desire to leave old ones. Old in tooth, depraved, decayed, the assumption is that a new institution will return to original purposes on the pretext that these are truly radical. This, on ... Read more...

Basic Universal Income And Economic Rights

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 12:37 PM
"Broad growth is only going to come when you put money in the hands of people, and that's why we talk about a Universal Basic Income". [Ritu Dewan, Indian Society of Labour Economics]. (From How long before India's economy recovers , 'Context ... Read more...

On Why An Attack On Iran Is Back On The Agenda

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 10:10 AM
Reportedly, Christopher Luxon has the edge on Simon Bridges in National’s leadership contest although there is no firm evidence for that hunch. So, one hesitates about joining a media echo chamber that amplifies Luxon’s chances ahead of the 3pm caucus ... Read more...

New Zealand Labour-led Government Continues Attacks On Immigrants

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 09:29 AM
By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group   The immigration minister in New Zealand’s Labour-led government, Kris Faafoi, announced in September that migrants living in NZ on temporary work visas would be “fast-tracked” for residency. Trumpeted ... Read more...

On Omicron, And The Bridges/Luxon Dilemma

Published: Mon 29 Nov 2021 10:37 AM
At this early stage, the Omicron variant seems to be more infectious, and more able to bypass the protection offered by vaccines and by the antibodies generated by previous infection. The fact that it is being spread around the globe by travellers who were ... Read more...

Download 2.0 – Enable move sees Christchurch join 300mbps pa

Published: Sun 28 Nov 2021 12:13 PM
More New Zealanders will get a fast fibre upgrade as Enable joins Chorus in moving base speeds to 300mbps.  Christchurch users to get fibre speed bump Enable, the fibre company serving Christchurch, is following Chorus and upgrading customers to ... Read more...

Download 2.0 – Vodafone Wi-Fi Calling hits early milestone

Published: Sun 28 Nov 2021 12:08 PM
It took less than three months for Vodafone Wi-Fi calling to hit 10,000 users.    Vodafone Wi-Fi Calling hits early milestone Vodafone says it has 10,000 customers using its Wi-Fi Calling service. It took less than three months to reach that milestone; ... Read more...

National Cyber Security Centre reports growing online crime

Published: Sun 28 Nov 2021 12:00 PM
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="740"] Lisa Fong (National Cyber Security Centre)[/caption] Criminal cyber attacks targeting Aotearoa New Zealand skyrocketed in numbers over the last year and continued to grow ... Read more...

Who should buy a Surface Pro 8?

Published: Sun 28 Nov 2021 11:55 AM
Microsoft’s updated Surface Pro 8 is for people who need Windows packaged in the slimmest, lightest device. Make that well-heeled people, it’s not cheap. Read more...
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