* * * * * WEREWOLF ISSUE 6, DECEMBER 2009 * * * * *

Tax Showdown

World cup: is our soccer doomed to disappoint?

Who is winning California’s water wars

Samoa: disaster capitalism hits the beach

Showdown over tax

The Greens’ Russel Norman on why the time for a capital gains tax has now come

by Gordon Campbell

Legends of the Lost

Why John Key and the Buckle tax review should continue to ignore Don Brash

by Gordon Campbell

Fleeing into Limbo

Stories from the Iraqi diaspora in Lebanon and Syria

by Glen Johnson

From The Hood : Relax, everything’s fine!

We’ll put the world to rights

by Lyndon Hood

Travelling Light : Samoa and tourism triste

Altruism and guilt in the sunshine

by James Robinson

Climbing the next mountain

New Zealand soccer’s uphill challenge at the World Cup next year

by Brannavan Gnanalingham

Navigating the Cultural Landscape

Part two of interview with Wellington music legend Disasteradio

by James Robinson

Bringing it all back home

A Kiwi helps salvage Britain’s system of justice

by Gordon Campbell

Left Coasting : Wars for water

The battle to control California’s water

by Rosalea Barker

Classics : Tales from Moominvalley ( 1962) by Tove Jansson

The Moomins, and their gift of tolerance

by Gordon Campbell

Star Wearing

Dressing in style on the Galactic outer rim

by Gordon Campbell

Talking Sport : King Roger, against the odds

Surprisingly, 2009 was Roger Federer’s year

by Lamont Russell

The Complicatist : Make my week

Getting to grips with TUnEYaRdS

by Gordon Campbell

Cartoon Alley

Reviews, commentary and comics from local artists

by Werewolf