Gordon Campbell on the America’s Cup

Gordon Campbell June 27, 2017 0

The fact NZ now reigns supreme once again in the most sophisticated contest in the world’s most elite sport can’t help but reflect the trajectory the country has been on since the 1980s.

Gordon Campbell on the causes of poverty

Gordon Campbell May 31, 2017 0

One of the myths of the conservative right is that poverty is primarily a state of mind, and that welfare only corrodes the mindset necessary for people to pull themselves out of poverty.

Gordon Campbell on yesterday’s Budget

Gordon Campbell May 26, 2017 0

It may seem like Oliver to be so bold as to ask the Finance Minister for more gruel – but what the Dickens, Steven Joyce… is this Budget really as good as it gets?

Gordon Campbell on the demonising of Iran

Gordon Campbell May 22, 2017 0

Will New Zealand still be willing to pursue its recent trade overtures to Iran, now Donald Trump has singled out Iran as the main source of terrorism and instability in the Middle East?

The Social Investment Model, Explained

Lyndon Hood May 8, 2017 0

As Chairman-at-large of the National Committee for Ideas that Sounded Good at the Time, I get asked a lot about this social investment strategy lark.

Gordon Campbell on the Kim regime

Gordon Campbell April 28, 2017 0

It would be nice to know (a) what the guy in Pyongyang is thinking about all this and (b) what an achievable strategy goal for the US might look like.

Gordon Campbell on the French election result

Gordon Campbell April 24, 2017 0

Macron is shaping as the third major test case, after Bill Clinton, after Tony Blair – on whether ‘progressive social policy’ and realities of ‘neo-liberal economic settings’ credibly co-exist.

Gordon Campbell on the aged-care settlement

Gordon Campbell April 19, 2017 0

Strange indeed to hear a National Prime Minister not only singing the praises of raising wages, but also preaching that this will enable employers to reap future benefits.

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