Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia and Northland

Column – Gordon Campbell Supposedly, New Zealands destiny lies in Asia, and that was one of Foreign Minister Murray McCullys rationales for his bungled reforms at MFAT. OK. So, if thats the case why didnt Prime Minister John Key – who was already in South Korea – …

Is the media manipulating citizens into violent action?

Opinion – Charles Drace Over the past several years there have been literally hundreds of events around the country protesting against the Key government’s expected signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement without public consultation or Parliamentary debate, the government’s …

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.

Updated Secret TPP – IP Chapter

Press Release – Wikileaks Today, Thursday 16 October 2014, WikiLeaks released a second updated version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the world’s largest economic trade agreement that will, if it comes into force, encompass …