Little Favoured For Labour Leader, Deputy Race Open

Press Release – iPredict There is now nearly a 90% probability Andrew Little will be elected leader of the New Zealand Labour Party tomorrow but less clarity than ever about who will be his deputy, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands …

No to Republibama Government

Column – David Swanson A case can be made that democracy worked in this month’s U.S. midterm elections, while representative democracy failed miserably. On ballot initiatives all across the country, people in so-called red and blue states voted for raising the minimum …

The Dirtiest Deal You’ve Never Heard Of: #TPPANoWay

Press Release – ActionStation The TPPA could cost us our privacy rights, access to affordable medicine and the safety of our food. Without mainstream media attention, clever international campaigning and a strong public outcry, politicians will only hear the concerns of multinational …

Taiwan to shows commitment in economic integration at APEC

Press Release – Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Taiwans commitment to expanding its participation in regional economic integration and development will be highlighted at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders Meeting, former Vice President Vincent C. Siew said during a …

Gordon Campbell on our IS counter measures and the TPP

Column – Gordon Campbell There are two dimensions to the security measures announced yesterday: (a) the deployment of New Zealand forces in training roles inside Iraq, and (b) the expansion of SIS powers to monitor and intercept any budding jihadis here at home.