Venezuela Fined For Nationalizing Their Own Oil. This Is What The TPPA Will Do To New Zealand

On Thursday 9 October, a three-member arbitration panel for the conveniently Washington-based International Centre For Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ordered South American country to pay $1.5 billion to oil giant Exxon for the 2007 expropriation of assets.  Not only has the ICSDID awarded this fine but Venezuela is battling another 20 or so similar […]

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Fascism In 10 Easy Steps: Whereabouts Is New Zealand While John Key Is Trying To Sell Us the TPPA

With Naomi’s letter to a young American: Fascism in 10 easy steps I thought I’d see which steps have been taken and how many still need to be taken while John Key is tryinig to sell NZ down the corporate tube. While using Naomi’s letter I must confess to having a different view on how […]

The Bullying Has Begun: Nicky Hager’s House Raided in Revenge For His Dirty Politics Book

In a move which can only be explained as a personal vendetta against political opponents and a virulent hatred of real journalism and citizens demanding open and transparent  governance the police raided Nicky Hager’s house. They searched it for 10 hours in the hope of finding anything connecting him to the person responsible for leaking […]

On Power Outages and Privatisation. Remember Enron?

Back in 2011, the risk of fire at substations such as Penrose was identified as possibly leading to a “high-impact failure”. New Zealand Herald Bomber Bradbury asks on his blog the Daily Blog why Aucklanders have to pay for their powergrid upgrades? He does so because John Key promised us that privatisation would make for […]

The Trans Pacific Partnership Forum: Four Speeches On Why It Is Not A Good Idea.

As we are gearing up to making our voice heard against the TPPA on the 8th of November I thought Id give you the link to the Guns and Butter radio show hosted by Bonny Faulkner. This particular instalment has four presentations from four different activists: Georgia Kelly talks about Fast Track; Arthur Stamoulis about […]

Why Debating A National Voter Is Like Playing Baseball With Someone In A Wheel Chair

Make no mistake, I have many National voting friends. I love them dearly. For all intends and purposes they are good, hard working, loyal, salt of the Earth people and I am proud to call them friends. I am sure many of you are in the same situation. I even find that I don’t always […]

The Secret History Of Amercian Empire According To John Perkins “Economic Hitman”

In this lecture given at the Marlboro College John Perkins author of Confessions of an economic hitman, explains how the US/UK deep government has been able to run an empire in a most insidious manner  over the last 40 years. After you watched this video I hope you will agree with me that here in […]

The Washington Consensus, A Backgrounder And Yes, It Is Being Implemented In New Zealand Right Now

Both John Key and Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler are global banker insiders. Graeme Wheeler in fact spend much of his career at the top of the World bank implementing the Washington Consensus and was living in Washinton working as a financial advisor at the time he was called back to take the job as governor of the NZ Reserve bank. He is what I call a foreign Kiwi, just like John Key and the Ian Fletcher who is now heading the GCSB.

Sophisticated Surveillance Coming To Auckland

The system “should not be used for surveillance or monitoring of specific individuals (whether or not identifiable by name, and whether not facilitated by supporting technology) except in respect of specific criminal acts or organised crime or other reasonably suspected criminal behaviour (including terrorism) on the basis of such evidence or reasonable suspicion of criminal offending,” the principles state. (about the surveillance system being put in place in Auckland)

Statement of Intent: They Will Never Shut Us Up: 9/11 Was An Inside job

“As the evidence emerges about the backgrounds of those convicted of terrorist offences, it is clear that many of them were initially influenced by preachers who claim not to encourage violence, but whose world view can be used as a justification for it. And we know what this world view is, the peddling of lies: […]

About 9/11, Here Is 5 Hours Of Science. Watch it With An Open Mind, Please

This is the official video from the 2011 Toronto hearings. It is a powerful documentary about the four days of hearings about the most important questions and answers with regards to the events of 9/11. I think it is very important for all of you out there to watch this with as many people as […]

War Monger Alert About Another Nameless NZHerald Editorial: NZ must be ready to join fight against Isis

Add to that the speech from Cameron about having to fight extremism including 9/11 truth and you know we’ve got a big problem. Its called World War III. If ground forces can rid Iraq of the murderers known as Isis, New Zealand should be there. This country ought to be counted among the nations that […]

Water Not A Human Right Says Detroit Judge!

Just in case you’re wondering about water privatisation! U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes on Monday refused to block the city from shutting off water to delinquent customers for six months, saying there is no right to free water and Detroit can’t afford to lose the revenue. Rhodes’s order served as a stinging rejection of arguments […]

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Using A False Terror Threat Once Again: The Khorasan Group

Here is Glen Greenwald’s take on how Obama used a brand spanking and non existing new group to justify bombing Syria. As the Obama Administration prepared to bomb Syria without congressional or U.N. authorization, it faced two problems. The first was the difficulty of sustaining public support for a new years-long war against ISIS, a group […]

The Washinton Consensus At The Base Of All “Free” Trade Agreements And Our Financial Elite

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost 40 years……It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of […]