For God’s Sake, Don’t Send Jacinda To Dallas!

IF THE OFFICIALS’ Committee for Domestic and External Security Coordination (ODESC) hasn’t already met, then it should be meeting –…

COP26 has misdiagnosed the climate crisis

COP26 was a failure long before the first invitation was sent out and each day the charade goes on the…

LIVE@Midday Thurs: Buchanan + Manning on COP26 plus New-Gen Attack Drones

A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will discuss two issues: the…

Dr Liz Gordon: From Christchurch with love

The waiting is over, it’s over, the Covid is here. It came in on a plane, via a lovely lady…

Anti- Vaxxers: A User’s Guide

Consider the following interlinked propositions. Rising vaccination rates will reduce the growth of Covid-19 patient numbers. Most of these will…

Timor-Leste’s ‘true hero’ cameraman Max Stahl who exposed Indonesian atrocities dies

By Antonio Sampaio in Dili Filmmaker and journalist Max Stahl, 66, has died almost 30 years after capturing images of…

SPECIAL REPORT: Assumptions Vs Facts – How the Assange Case Confronts Our Biases

SPECIAL REPORT by Selwyn Manning. This week, on October 27 to 28 Julian Assange appeared before a United Kingdom court…

Three Waters: What’s Not To Like?

WHERE ARE THE HEADS of Labour’s Caucus at? What was going through them when Nanaia Mahuta brought her “Three Waters”…

Counter-Cultural Counter-Revolutionaries

“NEVER LET A GOOD CRISIS go to waste” has become something of a cliché in contemporary political writing. The thing…

This is wrong

I am strongly opposed to the government making vaccination mandatory for workers in any setting.