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Culture and capitalism – what’s going on? – Massey University

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Culture and capitalism – what’s going on? – Massey University

Cultural Studies experts are gathering in Wellington to share ideas at a conference about capitalism’s impact on contemporary life and forms of expression. Addressing everything from skateboarding, surfing and reality TV to the marketing of real estate, health food, hair salons and the impact of digital technology on democracy, the Cultures of Capitalism conference sets […]

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New Zealand’s lower media freedom ranking “alarming” – Massey University

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

New Zealand’s drop out of the top 10 ranking of nations respecting media freedom is indicative of reasons including a growing trend for government agencies to try and hide information from the public.

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NZ’s role in tax avoidance ‘shameful’, says academic – Massey University

By   /  April 5, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

A Massey University taxation specialist says the loopholes in New Zealand’s trust law, highlighted by the so-called ‘Panama Papers’, makes this country “complicit in schemes to avoid tax”. Dr Deborah Russell from Massey’s School of Accountancy says the massive document leak from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca sheds light on New Zealand’s role as an […]

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A degree in Urban Mythology, courtesy of Massey University

By   /  December 6, 2014  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  33 Comments

A media report on Massey University’s annual New Zealand quote of the year caught my attention. Amongst the memorable quotes was one by former Labour Leader, David Cunliffe. The media story reported the quote,
* “I’m sorry for being a man” – Former Labour leader David Cunliffe

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