Written By: - Date published: 8:02 am, September 1st, 2016 - 35 comments
And in Europe the EU has taken steps against Apple for rampant tax evasion and an EU-US free trade deal appears to be dead.
Written By: - Date published: 8:08 am, August 2nd, 2016 - 43 comments
The European Union is considering sanctions against New Zealand for operating as a tax haven and the proposed reforms by John Sherwin may not be enough.
Written By: - Date published: 11:39 am, July 17th, 2016 - 72 comments
BREXIT has brought into sharp relief the cleavages in British politics. The ordinary members of the UK Labour Party are consolidating their take back of Labour from entitlement minded Blairite Third Way careerists.
Written By: - Date published: 11:14 am, July 15th, 2016 - 160 comments
As is being widely reported, a truck has been used as a weapon to kill around 60 people in Nice, as crowds celebrated Bastille Day. Many shots were fired and the driver is dead. Motives are not yet known, and (at time of writing) no group has claimed responsibility.
Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, July 2nd, 2016 - 73 comments
What will happen to the UK Labour Party? The chances of a split into a pro Corbyn activist based and Union based Labour Party and a MP dominated careerist party appear to be very high.
Written By: - Date published: 10:23 am, June 29th, 2016 - 62 comments
Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, June 29th, 2016 - 27 comments
Details of a public forum to be run tomorrrow evening by Socialist Aotearoa to discuss Brexit, a Marxist critique of the European Union, and the very British coup against Jeremy Corbyn.
Written By: - Date published: 6:12 am, June 27th, 2016 - 131 comments
Deep divisions in both Labour and the Conservatives and a possible breakup of the UK. Interesting times.
Written By: - Date published: 10:18 am, June 26th, 2016 - 250 comments
Should a referendum be binding when the promises that secured the result are immediately dumped?
Written By: - Date published: 7:40 pm, June 24th, 2016 - 225 comments
Top Tory David Cameron has resigned in the wake of the Brexit vote. The buffoon Boris Johnson is tipped to take over at No 10 Downing St.
Written By: - Date published: 6:06 am, June 24th, 2016 - 123 comments
Britain is in its final hours of voting in the historic and contentious EU referendum. Will it be Brexit or Bremain? Update: Brexit it is.
Written By: - Date published: 10:40 am, April 19th, 2016 - 70 comments
Old Zeeland showing New Zealand the way.
Written By: - Date published: 2:59 pm, April 15th, 2016 - 29 comments
It is clear from John Key’s irresponsible reaction to accusations of NZ being a loosely controlled tax haven, that we are becoming an international target. Contrast that with European reactions, and then have a look at the David Brin’s prophetic reasons for the fictional Helvitica War…
Written By: - Date published: 11:57 am, April 9th, 2016 - 62 comments
Good shit happening in France.
Written By: - Date published: 9:57 am, December 4th, 2015 - 147 comments
UK MP Hilary Benn has given one of the finest speeches Westminster has heard in years in the debate over Syria. It will go down as a defining moment in the fight against Daesh and proves that bombing alone is not the answer. Watch it. It’s how politics can be, when done right.
Written By: - Date published: 8:49 am, September 10th, 2015 - 74 comments
In the UK, in Australia and in New Zealand conservative governments have initially refused to accept more refugees then in a matter of days they have changed their view. At the same time they have announced increased support for refugees they have announced military action against ISIS. Makes you wonder if this is based on Crosby Textor advice.