A brief extract from Murray Horton’s roadshow : NEW ZEALAND IS NOT FOR SALE that began yesterday on Waiheke Island. Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa from Scott Ewing on Vimeo. Murray discusses the folly of privatising state assets. His roadshow is underway right now For more details : https://cafcatour.blogspot.com/ […]

[youtube]_mmimUVJqUU[/youtube] Six environmental organisations are backing Ngati Porou and Te Whanau a Apanui in their fight against deep sea oil drilling off the East Cape. They are protesting against government policy allowing foreign oil companies like Brazilian giant Petrobras to drill for oil in some of New Zealand’s deepest coastal […]


Source: nytimes.com BEIJING — The Chinese authorities on Sunday detained Ai Weiwei, a high-profile artist and stubborn government critic, as he tried to board a plane for Hong Kong, his friends and associates said. Mr. Ai’s wife, his nephew and a number of his employees were also taken into custody […]