Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

Opinion – Gordon Campbell For the past week or so weve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister . So I guess we shouldnt be too surprised that if you put him on the mat in Dubai, he will say the darndest things. Heres what happened. During …

iPredict New Zealand Weekly Economic & Political Update

Press Release – iPredict TV3s Campbell Live appears doomed, with a 77% probability it will be cancelled before 1 January 2016 , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. John Keys position as …

Public forum on the Trans–Pacific Partnership (TPP):

Press Release – AFTINET Secret TPP trade negotiations between Australia, the US, Japan and nine other Pacific Rim countries are continuing into late May. Recent leaked documents confirm proposals which could result in higher medicine prices, more internet copyright restrictions …

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.