Written By: - Date published: 7:12 am, January 30th, 2015 - 59 comments
Key’s state house asset sale policy doesn’t make sense at any level, and the questions are piling up…
Written By: - Date published: 10:17 am, January 29th, 2015 - 17 comments
The Herald’s coverage of yesterday’s speeches gives us the opposite extremes of journalism. But the headline slot goes to the superficialities of the game, and spinning for their man Key at all costs.
Written By: - Date published: 8:16 am, January 27th, 2015 - 248 comments
Greece has voted to reclaim its future from the banks.
Written By: - Date published: 8:23 am, January 23rd, 2015 - 109 comments
Fracking has created a short term oil glut. That’s bad news for climate change. Could we at least find a silver lining in this carbon cloud, or will it be business as usual?
Written By: - Date published: 1:59 pm, January 21st, 2015 - 12 comments
Falling numbers yes, but falling through the cracks.
Written By: - Date published: 4:22 pm, January 19th, 2015 - 37 comments
An interesting milestone in inequality is about to be passed.
Written By: - Date published: 11:20 am, January 18th, 2015 - 161 comments
As widely reported, 2014 was the hottest year on record. And that’s a good thing!
Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, January 17th, 2015 - 7 comments
Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi has been sentenced to 1000 lashes. The international outrage is growing.
Written By: - Date published: 7:21 am, January 15th, 2015 - 52 comments
How many governments are using the Paris / Charlie Hebdo attack as an excuse to increase surveillance or otherwise remove civil protections? The UK and Australia for starters…
Written By: - Date published: 9:06 am, January 14th, 2015 - 25 comments
An excellent piece by Dame Anne Salmond in the Dominion Post yesterday. Salmond reviews the government’s attacks on journalists, institutions and privacy.
Written By: - Date published: 11:15 am, January 12th, 2015 - 76 comments
Far from fading away into the Christmas haze, SkyCity looks likely to be one of the defining political issues for 2015.
Written By: - Date published: 2:26 pm, January 6th, 2015 - 120 comments
2014 has been confirmed as the hottest year on record. If you own a little place by the beach you might want to ponder the implications…
Written By: - Date published: 9:24 am, December 18th, 2014 - 9 comments
National are not responsible for the eventual recovery, they are responsible for delaying it.
Written By: - Date published: 2:18 pm, December 16th, 2014 - 73 comments
The Nats are going to miss the only target they ever cared about hitting – the mythical surplus. Seven wasted years and counting…
Written By: - Date published: 10:24 am, December 13th, 2014 - 65 comments
Two New Zealands will shortly celebrate Christmas, the poor and the rich. Here’s a crazy thought…