Immigration has become a polarising issue in the 2016 US election campaign
Women warriors, and how the US entertainment industry handles Middle East politics
NYC rekindles its love affair with its outlaw past
Countering the logic of the war economy in Syria
New Zealand’s new export industry : predicting child abuse
How Uber CEO Travis Kalanick drove right over Stephen Colbert, and a few inconvenient truths
For those with allergies, air travel can be a real hazard
Its time to retire the corporate world’s favourite buzzword
Under the pier, down by the sea…
White hipsters, Art Pepper etc
How Pope Francis is selling the world on the Catholic Church
An interview with the Greens new co-leader, James Shaw
How should the secret evidence gathered by security agencies be handled by New Zealand courts?
The Democratic Party (once again) tries to engage with the realities of ordinary Americans
Point Break : Is there any point to a reboot of one of the greatest action movies of the 1990s?
Bearing mute witness to America’s Got Talent, and to the urge to compete
Has the building of convention centres become our new cargo cult ?
A diagnosis for the age of income anxiety
The politics of controlling the plastic in our lives
The subsistence existence is an incoming tide
Fury Road drives its metaphors to hell, and back
How and why New Zealanders have come to be putting in longer hours at work…
The Making of Gallipoli into a Marketable Memory
Is the Key government pandering to people who oppose vaccination on principle?
Is the film Ex Machina – and its depiction of Artificial Intelligence – a sign of a world soon to come?
We can’t help the plight of refugees by concentrating solely only on the people-smugglers
For better or worse, the world of virtual reality is virtually upon us
Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is still the greatest World War I film.
Make your own film festival, from movies available free online.
In the Midst of California’s Drought