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Download Weekly: Aue to succeed Rousselot at Chorus

Published: Fri 1 Mar 2024 05:56 PM
Aue to take over at Chorus as Rousselot moves on. Mobile shows strength in Spark first half. Crown Infrastructure update as Rural Broadband programme nears completion Read more...

Conscious And Unconscionable: The Starving Of Gaza

Published: Fri 1 Mar 2024 01:36 PM
The starvation regime continues unabated as Israel continues its campaign in the Gaza Strip. One of the six provisional measures ordered by the International Court Justice entailed taking “immediate and effective measures” to protect the Palestinian ... Read more...

On The Newshub/Smokefree Twin Fiascos

Published: Thu 29 Feb 2024 10:57 AM
Here’s a tale of two sunset industries. One has a track record of quality investigative reporting, and sound reportage of the 24/7 news cycle. The other sunset industry peddles a deadly substance that kills and injures tens of thousands of New Zealanders ... Read more...

Dunne's Weekly: Unseemly Rush Shows Need To Review Role Of Waitangi Tribunal

Published: Thu 29 Feb 2024 09:12 AM
The rush to push legislation through Parliament under Urgency to abolish the Māori Health Authority, Te Aka Whai Ora, has been unseemly. No matter that the Authority’s abolition was an election commitment of all three government coalition partners, ... Read more...

Trussonomics At CPAC

Published: Wed 28 Feb 2024 01:41 PM
The silly will make print and leave bursts of digital traces; the idiots will make history, if only in small print. One such figure is the shortest serving UK Prime Minister in living memory, the woeful, joke-packed figure of Liz Truss who lasted ... Read more...

Missing The Health Target

Published: Tue 27 Feb 2024 08:17 PM
Wilhelm Tell (more commonly known as William Tell in the English speaking world) was a 14th century folk hero in Switzerland then ruled by the Austrian Hapsburgs. Tell is widely considered to be the symbolic father of the Swiss Confederacy. Among ... Read more...

Old Problems With The New: Reforming The UN Security Council

Published: Tue 27 Feb 2024 02:20 PM
The end of the Second World War was a calamitous catalyst, laying the bricks and mortar for institutions that were always going to look weary, almost comically so, after some decades. The United Nations was meant to be the umbrella international ... Read more...

Formal Democracy, Popular Will And Military Coups

Published: Mon 26 Feb 2024 05:48 PM
In its 2023 Index of the countries of the world Transparency International rated Aotearoa New Zealand the third best nation on transparency. However, as credible as this was, there was a drop in its score. The fall was in how common it was for ... Read more...

A Copper’s Skewed Logic: Politicising Palestinian Visas

Published: Mon 26 Feb 2024 05:45 PM
If only we could say that Peter Dutton, Australia’s federal opposition leader and curator of bigoted leanings, was unusual in assuming that granting humanitarian visas to Palestinians might be problematic. But both he, and his skew-eyed spokesman ... Read more...

Imperial Venality Defends Itself: Day Two Of Julian Assange’s High Court Appeal

Published: Fri 23 Feb 2024 02:19 PM
On February 21, the Royal Courts of Justice hosted a second day of carnivalesque mockery regarding the appeal by lawyers representing an ill Julian Assange, whose publishing efforts are being impugned by the United States as having compromised ... Read more...
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