UBI is a complicated issue. There were a wide range of opinions and views represented
in this HiveMind discussion and it appears there is still uncertainty regarding certain
aspects of UBI policy. However, it was encouraging that there were some clear points ...
Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign
for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe
Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018?
In light of Gareth Morgan's application to the High Court for an injunction to get
TOP included in TVNZ's leaders debate, George McLellan discusses under what circumstances
might a judge interfere with editorial prerogative
Sick and dying people should have access to safe, affordable and legal cannabis
for medicinal use. At the moment, patients who suffer from terminal illnesses and
chronic pain who turn to cannabis for pain relief live in fear of being prosecuted. ...
Part one of a series of opinion pieces by Shane Le Brun, Coordinator, Medical Cannabis
Awareness New Zealand There is strong public support for significant reform of Medical
Cannabis (MC) regulation. The system currently in place, which focuses wholly on ...
Good political debates are hard to find these days, you can have Jacinda and Bill
throwing shapes at each other, or a cacophony of other players who are permanently
attached to Labour or National pretending they will have some influence post-election.
As the New Zealand public now begins to receive their voting papers, many on social
media are expressing surprise to find that there are registered parties listed as
options to vote for, that they didn’t even know were running in the election.
We are now into reckless territory with the latest North Korean nuclear test –
in all probability a genuine hydrogen weapon – sending the ever reckless US President
Donald Trump into a true state of belligerent adolescence.