National’s policies on refugees are an exercise in cost-cutting and officialese
The economy’s role in Election 2014 – an interview with business analyst Rod Oram
The murder of South African housing activist Nkululeko Gwala
Dealing with the problems created by the prison industry
Watching on (in horror) as our Australian cousins hold an election
Economist John Quiggin on the state of the Australian economy
As Rudd and Abbott use asylum seekers as a political football…
There’s still plenty of life left in the undead….
The spillover from the war in Syria is taking its toll on Jordan’s fragile institutions
In John Key, has Big Government and Corporate Power found their most devoted servant?
Does what the government is saying inside the TPP contradict its support for Dotcom’s prosecution?
Why you should have watched the most hated show on television
Some misgivings, as the incandescent bulb heads for the industrial scrapheap
Why is access to abortion under such fierce attack in the United States?
Maybe Pacific Rim is the best film that Guillermo Del Toro could have made right now
Belatedly, the US discovers it again needs (something like) the world’s greatest-ever aeroplane
Interviews with Kim Dotcom, his lawyer Ira Rothken and Eric Goldman
An unprecedented proposal to mine underneath residential homes in Waihi raises the question: Is there anywhere it’s not OK to mine?
What caused the uprising in Turkey, and what are its chances of survival?
The continuing adventures of Jesse and Celine…
Contemporary Zombie Narrative Meets Horror
The threat posed to our marine and coastal environment by the Texas oil company, Anadarko
An excerpt from Alison McCulloch’s new book about the battle for abortion rights in New Zealand
Celebrating the career of film-maker, Les Blank
How standardised classroom tests are producing some frightening outcomes in the US
Iceland’s attempt to write a new Constitution hits an electoral headwind
What should we make of Jane Campion’s return to television? Also: should you be worried about Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby? Is Godard great – and who was Jesus Franco?
Practical sustainability, as a part of everyday life in Argentina
Is Kim Dotcom bound to get a raw deal at his extradition hearing?
The remarkable struggle of Joe Harawira and the Sawmill Workers Against Poisons shows it will take more than good rules to keep workers and the environment safe