All the major political parties in New Zealand agree that preservation of a clean, sustainable environment is an essential component of good governance and that pollution (specifically including air pollution) poses an enormous global threat to our way of life and our future. They have each published good intentions for […]

1 Principal of Moerewa School, Keri Milne-Ihimaera says that she is overwhelmed by the support the school is getting over the decision by Anne Tolley to stop their highly successful secondary school programme. Moerewa School is disappointed that the Minister of Education is directing them to close their successful Senior […]


A lawmaker from the same party as the president is asking for an investigation of Obama’s suspicious $433-million contract with a democratic donor’s pharmaceutical company for an unapproved, experimental smallpox drug. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a democratic representative from the state of Missouri, has asked the Department of Health and Human […]


For years Fox has been an Israel flag-waver at the heart of British government, a man with dangerous beliefs and demonstrably weak judgment. It is inconceivable that those who appointed him could not see that he was unemployable as a Minister of the British Crown. Unless they were similarly tainted, […]

8 Two years ago, if you believed the Key Government, the biggest problem facing Bill’s First Budget was whether or not he could somehow forestall a credit downgrade. Government cheerleaders cheered when our hero pulled it off. Not so much today. Those cheerleaders are resolutely silent. And the talk elsewhere […] The protests that began in Wisconsin this year, and which now also fill the streets of Manhattan, Boston, Chicago, and this week, Washington D.C., have gotten the attention of the American political class. And how could they not? 2011 is becoming a remake of the 1999 Battle of Seattle, […]


Would John Key stand to personally profit from open cast coal-mining on  the West Coast of  New Zealand, given his shareholding in the Bank of America? (Check out Bathurst Resources Ltd!) Pike River mine ‘would be illegal in Australia’ – Key KATE CHAPMAN LATEST: Prime Minister John Key has […]

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