When will our adoption law be fit for the 21st century?
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The Defence Pretence

Why keep spending billions on defence, when there’s no discernible threat?

by Gordon Campbell
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Adoption At A Standstill

When will the Government dare to reform our sixty year old laws on adoption?

by Anne Else
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Music Criticism As A Dating Metaphor

It’s getting harder to make a commitment…

by Gordon Campbell
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Keeping The Sea Lanes Open

Is securing the sea lanes a valid rationale for Defence spending?

by John Quiggin
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From The Hood: Home, And A Way

Auckland struggles to cope with its over-supply of advice on housing affordability…

by Lyndon Hood
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Alone Again, Naturally

Singing the praises of your own company…

by Ana Avia-O’Connor
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Strangers In Our Midst

Shakespeare has relevant words for how the world should be responding to refugees and migrants

by William Shakespeare
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***** Werewolf Issue 59, February 2016 *****

The February 2016 edition of Werewolf

by Werewolf
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Obsolete, At Birth

Already, the European Commission wants to scrap the TPP’s investor-state dispute mechanisms

by Gordon Cambpell
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Killing For A Living

The human cost of the ‘killing animals for food’ industry

by Andy West
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The Great Financial Crisis Still To Come

An interview with Financial Times columnist John Kay

by Max Rashbrooke
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He’s Not Here

David Bowie never endorsed Velvet Goldmine but it has become the ideal tribute film.

by Philip Matthews
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Corresponding To Life

Writing – and getting – letters is still something to treasure

by Ana Avia-O’Connor
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From the Hood : The Afterlife of Pablo

Kanye do something with this album cover meme? Ye kan!

by Lyndon Hood
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Tom Petty : Keeping Hard Promises

A terrific new biography of Tom Petty rekindles the love for one of music’s most under-rated stars.

by Gordon Campbell
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The Cult of Cuteness

How the Japanese concept of kawaii exalts female vulnerability

by Gordon Campbell
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David Bowie Meets Laurence Aberhart

Revisiting a 1978 photo shoot encounter with The Thin White Duke….

by Gordon Campbell
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The Complicatist : Japanese Music

Japanese hip-hop, noise music, J-Pop, and a whole lot more besides….

by Gordon Campbell
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***** Werewolf Issue 58, November 2015 *****

The November 2015 Issue of Werewolf

by Werewolf
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No Climate For Change

The Paris conference will deliver only paper promises on global warming

by Gordon Campbell
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America, The Gated

Immigration has become a polarising issue in the 2016 US election campaign

by Richard McLachlan
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Defending the Homeland

Women warriors, and how the US entertainment industry handles Middle East politics

by Gordon Campbell
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In A New York Groove

NYC rekindles its love affair with its outlaw past

by Richard McLachlan
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Syria Eats Itself

Countering the logic of the war economy in Syria

by Rim Turkmani with Ali A. K. Ali, Mary Kaldor and Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic
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Do You Believe In Second Chances?

The Sundance TV series Rectify takes the difficulties of faith, forgiveness and family seriously

by Philip Matthews
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From The Hood : Illegal in an Illegal Land

Reading the fine print, except it’s not actually fine at all.

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Hip Hop’s Vanishing Sense of Community

A collective music based on allegiance to the ‘hood now belongs to remote and isolated solo stars

by Gordon Campbell
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The Complicatist : Frankie Cosmos, and other sounds of whiteness

Some musical journeys in the worlds of white people….

by Gordon Campbell
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***** Werewolf 57, September 2015 *****

The September 2015 edition of Werewolf

by Werewolf
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Safety In Numbers

New Zealand’s new export industry : predicting child abuse

by Gordon Campell


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