Fitrakis & Wasserman: Abolish the Electoral College!
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:28:00 +1300
The US warship visit and the fraud of Peace Action
She Won!!! Abolish the Electoral College!!!! By Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman http://www.progressive.org/news/2016/11/189051/clinton-track-win-most-votes-abolish-electoral-college
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:25:00 +1300
Now We Can Finally Get to Work - David Swanson
Prime Minister John Key confirmed on October 18 that the United States navy guided missile destroyer USS Sampson will take part in the New Zealand navy’s 75th anniversary celebrations in Auckland in mid-November, along with vessels from 32 other countries ...
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:14:00 +1300
Ramzy Baroud: An Imminent Split within Fatah?
Are you finding yourselves suddenly a bit doubtful of the wisdom of drone wars? Presidential wars without Congress? Massive investment in new, smaller, "more usable" nuclear weapons? The expansion of bases across Africa and Asia? Are you disturbed ...
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:55:00 +1300
Binoy Kampmark: Waking up in Trumpland
The Fatah movement is involved in a massive tug-of-war that will ultimately define its future. Though the conflict is between current Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, and once Gaza strongman, Mohammed Dahlan, is in no way motivated by ...
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:46:00 +1300
Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade
Jake was at the polling station at A La Turca restaurant on Geary Street answering questions and shepherding voters to their respective booths. “I need to speak to you a hundred feet from the polling station.” Expressing overt political opinions, ...
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 10:48:00 +1300
First Brexit, Now Trump; Welcome to the Twilight Zone
T he ghastly likes of Marine Le Pen in France and Geert Wilders in the Netherlands have already hailed the Trump triumph as an inspiration for Europe, and for the entire globe. Racist xenophobes of the world unite, because its now our time!
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:20:00 +1300
Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome
A cloud of darkness is sweeping across the markets today as Trump celebrates his new position of being the world’s most important leader. The markets are quaking with the fear of the unknown. As the core American values, which we have relied upon ...
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:53:00 +1300
Review: The Cosmic Dance of 'String Theory'
W ell um.. on the bright side, there (probably) won’t be a TPP. In fact, you could argue that the cheerleaders of free trade have now succeeded in delivering the planet into the hands of someone who believes in the unlimited use of American military ...
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:46:00 +1300
Govt bows to submissions on RMA Bill, credits Maori Party
Fly My Pretties sixth album is quite possibly their best yet - a concept album in the best sense, with superb arrangements, funky grooves, and some great vocalizing, all organized around the lyrical leitmotif of string theory. The initial inspiration ...
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 17:34:00 +1300
Compensation programs required to help victims of violence
Nov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - The government has agreed to a wide range of changes to its proposed reforms to the Resource Management Act, agreeing to back down in areas identified by business and environmental groups alike, while crediting the Maori Party for the ...
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 14:43:00 +1300
Duty to Warn: The Republican-stimulated Roaring 20s
Violence has been an integral part of the human history, in all parts of the world, since ages. It is roughly estimated that each year more than a million people lose their lives, and many more suffer non-fatal injuries, as a result of self-inflicted, ...
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 14:20:00 +1300
Binoy Kampmark: Voting American Style
“When a candidate for public office faces the voters he does not face men of sense; he faces a mob of men whose chief distinguishing mark is the fact that they are quite incapable of weighing ideas, or even of comprehending any except for the most elemental ...
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 10:28:00 +1300
Why Trump Should Not Win the Election - by Rohan Muir
Propositions, Measures and the Presidency: Voting American Style By Binoy Kampmark San Francisco 8.11.16
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 16:29:00 +1300
Palestine considers suing Israel in int'l sports court
Like many people who have kept up with the 2016 US Presidential Election, I have become fascinated with this campaign. It is extraordinary on so many levels. From the distasteful mocking of handicapped people and sexual assault claims, through ...
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 16:11:00 +1300
The Palestine Football Association (PFA), in a first testing of Palestine’s ability to fight its battle with Israel in international courts, plans to go to the world’s top court for sports in a bid to force its Israeli counterpart to view Israeli settlements ...
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