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GUEST BLOG: Bryan Bruce – Good grief!

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

I am no great fan of the flawed Kiwibuild policy,but I am even less of a fan of the Judith Collins type of entrenched neoliberal mindset that thinks government should NEVER interfere with the marketplace.

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GUEST BLOG: Bryan Bruce – Winston Peters Economics 101

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

“When Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters was asked for his opinion (TVNZ 12th July) he shrugged it off saying ” ….I’m not worried … the share market is at record levels, profitability is up at record levels, banking profits are up at 9 per cent… So let’s not have this doom and gloom contrived by the National Party.”

OK stop!

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GUEST BLOG: Bryan Bruce – Suicide and Economics

By   /  July 14, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

In the year 2017 to 2018 , 329 people died on our roads . Almost one a day – which is bad. But last week we learned that twice as many, 668 New Zealanders, took their own lives that year, the highest rate yet – which is terrible.

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GUEST BLOG: Murray Horton – Time to recognise Rocket Lab for what it is

By   /  July 14, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

Rocket Lab was originally touted as a shining example of Kiwi innovation. It continues to be, under the present Government. But, in fact, it is now simply the NZ subsidiary of an American company, one with major ownership by Lockheed Martin, the world’s biggest weapons manufacturer.

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Guest Blog: Ross Meurant – Where lies the power?

By   /  July 14, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

The latest diplomatic cable “leak’ out of the bowels of Britain’s bastion of bureaucracy, accuses President Trump of “diplomatic vandalism”, abandoning the nuclear deal with Iran for “personality reasons” because the pact had been agreed by his predecessor, Barack Obama. 

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GUEST BLOG: Lois Griffiths – We hear the cry of our Children

By   /  July 11, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Noam Chomsky has described  Israeli control over  Gaza as ‘sadistic.’ Israeli historian Ilan Pappé has said, ‘incremental genocide’. The UN  has said that Gaza will be unliveable by 2020.

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Guest Blog: Ross Meurant – Why I penned this book

By   /  July 10, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

The book is a fiction.  It is not autobiographical.  But my exposure to the environments which I write about, “equipped me well”, to invent fiction.  

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