The narrative that our farmers are ‘doing it tough’ plays into a number of wellworn stereotypes…
The sensible antidote to Jacinda-mania isn’t this anti-Jacinda (middle of the) road rage. Especially since her alleged sins look so trivial, compared to what her peers are up to.
While there’s been an understandable focus by the media upon Greta Thunber, one remarkable thing about the movement she has inspired is that it is so de-centralised.
If you’re willing to believe Defence Minister Ron Mark, our defence forces will be operating in future like a high-tech version of Oxfam…
On Friday, March 15, New Zealand teenagers will be holding their own school strike against climate change, as part of the global action.
The Nelson fire has been a warning of things to come.
One unfortunate side effect of “personality politics” is that when prominent politicians die, the niceties we observe at the death of private individuals get extended to them as well.
Some would querulously ask, zero net carbon emissions by 2050 – while others would say, why not?
Three more years of business as usual is the real risk.
Rex Tillerson will be welcomed in style – even though he could fairly be called the least influential person in decades to hold the post.
Naturally, Trump has framed his decision as a patriotic duty. Yet the withdrawal will do next to nothing to restore American jobs and communities.
The changes in the global climate are as extreme as the US presidential season