cunliffe

Labour Pains

An interview with Labour Party leader David Cunliffe

by Gordon Campbell
stock

Airbrushing the News

How the media is peddling an agenda, via stock photos

by Alison McCulloch
2

Te Papa : Treating Staff Like Children

Te Papa management revels in management-speak

by Gordon Campbell
5

Divergent Hits The Big Screen

Tris & Katniss : the Rise of the Female Action Hero

by Gordon Campbell
3

Israel, Palestine and Syria

Visiting Israeli analyst Ehud Ya’ari on the emerging “Southern Front” in the Syrian civil war

by Gordon Campbell
7

Lonely, In Love

Why Spike Jonze’s Her could be the most romantic film of the year.

by Philip Matthews
6

The Crime Bosses of Crimea

The links between crime and politics in Russia’s annexed enclave in the Ukraine

by Taras Kuzio
4

Bound for the Centre Ground

Has the Republican Party finally started to turn against its Tea Party faction?

by Benjamin Neikrie
colin

The Blank Slate Boy

Are voters being encouraged to read into Colin Craig whatever image they would like to see?

by Gordon Campbell
4f37c5b7c99bdeac16ae

Dark Days at Anadarko

The Tronox pollution case comes home to roost for the Texas oil giant

by Gordon Campbell
chile

Chile Promises Free University Education To All

Can the leaders of the 2011 student revolt ensure the new Government keeps its promises?

by Gordon Campbell
tpp

TPP: All Cards On The Table

Why a reluctant Japan may be all that is keeping the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade deal on life support

by Gordon Campbell
face

The Ten Best Films Of 2013

The year the movies got small, and the small screen got big

by Philip Matthews
pepper

Putin’s Puppet Turns Nasty

The regime in the Ukraine metes out “justice” – and beatings – to those who dare to oppose its liaison with Russia

by Iryna Solomko
thumb1

Referendum On A Robbery

The asset sales referendum kicks off on November 22…

by Gordon Campbell
cunliffe

TPP : The Never-To-Be-Ended Story

Does even Barack Obama want a fight over the TPP?

by Gordon Campbell
syria

Our Silence On Syria’s Suffering

Why is New Zealand not offering to take in some of Syria’s refugees?

by by Emma Beals and Murdoch Stephens
Blue Jasmine

In The Autumn of the Woodsman

Is Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen’s so-called “return to form” really as good as they say?

by Philip Matthews
galaxy

Keeping Things In Perspective

God and the universe have larger concerns

by Gordon Campbell
thumb5

Algeria : Boutekflika Strikes Back

In Algeria, a regime in trouble tightens its grip on power

by Hicham Yezza
thumb4

The Unbeatable Lightness of Gravity

Sandra Bullock and the space/light dimension…

by Gordon Campbell
Japan

TPP : The Parley in Bali

The TPP trade deal is in deep trouble…

by Gordon Campbell
51eb4b3f4f5e377bb31b

TPP : No Ifs, No Butts

The TPP trade deal needs to take a stand against Big Tobacco

by Gordon Campbell
cbf95469536abdc513a1

Doing Less, For Fewer

National’s policies on refugees are an exercise in cost-cutting and officialese

by Murdoch Stephens
1f65606f40d118fc73da

The Politics of Low Expectations

The economy’s role in Election 2014 – an interview with business analyst Rod Oram

by Gordon Campbell
e954d2b61cf52fd161dd

Killing The Dream

The murder of South African housing activist Nkululeko Gwala

by Abahlali baseMjondolo
19136e511c40d30a42ba

Profiting Off Prisoners

Dealing with the problems created by the prison industry

by topcriminaljusticedegrees.org
krudd

Australian Election : They’re A Weird Mob

Watching on (in horror) as our Australian cousins hold an election

by Gordon Campbell
kanga

Australian Election : Fetishizing The Surplus

Economist John Quiggin on the state of the Australian economy

by Gordon Campbell
boatpeap

Australian Election : Blaming The Boat People

As Rudd and Abbott use asylum seekers as a political football…

by Gordon Campbell