Gordon Campbell on parity with Australia & disarming Israel

Column – Gordon Campbell As the New Zealand dollar edges towards parity with the Aussie dollar, it seems facile to treat this as some game of Transtasman arm-wrestling that yay, were winning. The political rhetoric is all about our economic strength versus their …

Kiwis chance to break silence on ISDS

Press Release – It’s Our Future The Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade committee is now accepting public submissions on the NZ-Korea Free Trade Agreement, providing Kiwis with a rare chance to break the silence on the controversial investor-state dispute settlement provisions in …

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 – …

Secret TPPA Investment Chapter Released

Press Release – Wikileaks WikiLeaks releases today the “Investment Chapter” from the secret negotiations of the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) agreement. The document adds to the previous WikiLeaks publications of the chapters for Intellectual Property Rights (November …