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Lest We Remember

As millions of dollars are spent on World War I and the Anzacs, the 150th anniversary of the wars at home are getting short shrift

by Alison McCulloch
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Anzac Day : Identity Politics, With Guns

There’s a void in our sense of nationalism, and Anzac Day is how we choose to fill it

by Anne Russell
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Trading In Stereotypes

In the Christchurch rebuild, will women miss out on most of the high-paying jobs?

by Gordon Campbell
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Out Of The Past

In films like A Separation and The Past, Asghar Farhadi has become Iran’s most celebrated cultural export. There’s a price.

by Gordon Campbell
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Scotland On The Brink

Are the wheels falling off the Better Together campaign against Scottish independence?

by Gerry Hassan
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Sympathy For The One Per Cent

The uber-rich have problems, too

by Gordon Campbell
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Berkeley : Surviving the 21st Century

A personal view of Frederick Wiseman’s documentary At Berkeley

by Rosalea Barker
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Aspirational Television

West Wing And The Lost Political Dream

by Benjamin Neikrie
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Labour Pains

An interview with Labour Party leader David Cunliffe

by Gordon Campbell
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Airbrushing the News

How the media is peddling an agenda, via stock photos

by Alison McCulloch
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Te Papa : Treating Staff Like Children

Te Papa management revels in management-speak

by Gordon Campbell
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Divergent Hits The Big Screen

Tris & Katniss : the Rise of the Female Action Hero

by Gordon Campbell
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Israel, Palestine and Syria

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

by Gordon Campbell
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Lonely, In Love

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

by Philip Matthews
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The Crime Bosses of Crimea

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

by Taras Kuzio
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Bound for the Centre Ground

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

by Benjamin Neikrie
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The Blank Slate Boy

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

by Gordon Campbell
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Dark Days at Anadarko

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

by Gordon Campbell
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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
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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
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The Ten Best Films Of 2013

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

by Philip Matthews
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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
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Referendum On A Robbery

The asset sales referendum kicks off on November 22…

by Gordon Campbell
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TPP : The Never-To-Be-Ended Story

Does even Barack Obama want a fight over the TPP?

by Gordon Campbell
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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
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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
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Keeping Things In Perspective

God and the universe have larger concerns

by Gordon Campbell
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Algeria : Boutekflika Strikes Back

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

by Hicham Yezza
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The Unbeatable Lightness of Gravity

Sandra Bullock and the space/light dimension…

by Gordon Campbell
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TPP : The Parley in Bali

The TPP trade deal is in deep trouble…

by Gordon Campbell