Ireland Expected to Vote for Same-Sex Marriage

Press Release – iPredict Voters in Ireland are overwhelmingly expected to vote to allow same-sex marriage in a referendum on 22 May , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. Elsewhere in Europe, the …

Australian research shows TPPA would harm health

Press Release – Doctors for Healthy Trade A careful assessment of what could happen to the health of New Zealanders under the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is needed, say New Zealand doctors. An Australian report Negotiating Healthy Trade in Australia: Health Impact Assessment …

Medicine affordability, public health at risk in TPP

Press Release – Public Health Association of Australia A report released today by a large team of academics and non-government health organisations reveals that the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) poses risks to the health of Australians in areas such as provision of affordable medicines, tobacco and alcohol …

High Noon for the TPPA

Press Release – New Zealand Fabian Society Jane Kelsey’s recent op-ed in the NZ Herald noted that if TPPA is going to be part of Obamas legacy he will want the deal done soon by June at the latest! She argued that the technical details are largely over and the negotiations have …

Fantasies of the Fleet: The Emotion of Submarines

Opinion – Binoy Kampmark Submarines are the spaceships of the ocean. [1]Idiosyncratic as ever, the remark from Australias independent Senator John Madigan on the ABC program Q & A, who had seemingly come down from a distant historical shelf, says the needed thing when …