There’s a void in our sense of nationalism, and Anzac Day is how we choose to fill it
In the Christchurch rebuild, will women miss out on most of the high-paying jobs?
In films like A Separation and The Past, Asghar Farhadi has become Iran’s most celebrated cultural export. There’s a price.
Are the wheels falling off the Better Together campaign against Scottish independence?
The uber-rich have problems, too
A personal view of Frederick Wiseman’s documentary At Berkeley
West Wing And The Lost Political Dream
An interview with Labour Party leader David Cunliffe
How the media is peddling an agenda, via stock photos
Te Papa management revels in management-speak
Tris & Katniss : the Rise of the Female Action Hero
Visiting Israeli analyst Ehud Ya’ari on the emerging “Southern Front” in the Syrian civil war
Why Spike Jonze’s Her could be the most romantic film of the year.
The links between crime and politics in Russia’s annexed enclave in the Ukraine
Has the Republican Party finally started to turn against its Tea Party faction?
Are voters being encouraged to read into Colin Craig whatever image they would like to see?
The Tronox pollution case comes home to roost for the Texas oil giant
Can the leaders of the 2011 student revolt ensure the new Government keeps its promises?
Why a reluctant Japan may be all that is keeping the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade deal on life support
The year the movies got small, and the small screen got big
The regime in the Ukraine metes out “justice” – and beatings – to those who dare to oppose its liaison with Russia
The asset sales referendum kicks off on November 22…
Does even Barack Obama want a fight over the TPP?
Why is New Zealand not offering to take in some of Syria’s refugees?
Is Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen’s so-called “return to form” really as good as they say?
God and the universe have larger concerns
In Algeria, a regime in trouble tightens its grip on power
Sandra Bullock and the space/light dimension…
The TPP trade deal is in deep trouble…
The TPP trade deal needs to take a stand against Big Tobacco