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Stop Killing and Dying in Afghanistan

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 02:47 PM
By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/stop-killing-and-dying-in-afghanistan-now-more-than-ever/ Read more...

Whistleblower exposed exploitation of migrant workers

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 02:33 PM
A whistleblower alerted Immigration New Zealand to the exploitation of 12 Indian workers in the South Island. Read more...

Green Party disappointed with Iraq decision

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 02:26 PM
The government's junior partner is criticising the government's decision to stay on in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read more...

Gordon Campbell on our military roles in Iraq & Afghanistan

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 12:41 PM
Yesterday, PM Jacinda Ardern committed this country to an extension of our military deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, pending a review early next year of what their future purpose might be. Read more...

Needled Strawberries: Food Terrorism Down Under

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 11:08 AM
There is something peculiar doing the rounds in Australian food circles. The land down under, considered something of a nirvana of fruit and vegetable production despite horrendous droughts and calamitous cyclones, is facing a new challenge: human agency, ... Read more...

Health Professionals Tackle War

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 11:05 AM
When I discovered that militarism is one of the top destroyers of the natural environment, I piled that onto my case against war. I did the same when I found out war wasted more money than anything else, was a major promoter of bigotry and racism, was the ... Read more...

PM's Press Conference 17/9/18: Still in Iraq and Afghanistan

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 09:46 AM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Monday post-cabinet press conference focused on the extension of New Zealand Defence Force deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as missions in South Sudan, the Golan Heights, and the Sinai Peninsula. Read more...

Tax Working Group report due Thursday

Published: Mon 17 Sep 2018 08:29 PM
Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The first report of the government's Tax Working Group will be published Thursday, while long-delayed announcements on legislation to allow onshore oil and gas exploration permits to be offered this year are imminent, said ... Read more...

First look at Wellington's new social housing units

Published: Mon 17 Sep 2018 02:01 PM
The development has one- to four-bedroom apartments and five are designed for people with accessibility needs. Photo: RNZ / Katie Doyle Read more...

DOC staff face more abuse after anti-1080 protests

Published: Mon 17 Sep 2018 01:49 PM
Department of Conservation staff are facing a torrent of online threats and abuse following a recent spike in anti-1080 protests. Read more...
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