PRISM is shedding more light on state surveillance - however it's not only the NSA that should be in the spotlight. There are four other agencies that are part of the international surveillance network and the GCSB is one of them.
Some actual background the prisoner riot at Springhill over the weekend. For those who have been following prisoner news, you will know that this riot is not the first angry mobilisation by prisoners fed up with the conditions inside.
Approximately 80 people attended a debate in Rotorua on May 24th on the subject of homelessness. The debate was framed around the topic of “Joining the Homeless is a Great Lifestyle Choice.”
Yesterday’s Independent Police Conduct Authority report was surprising in the extent of its condemnation of the police’s actions in relation to Operation 8 – the so-called ‘anti-terror’ raids of 15 October 2007.
Join us in celebrating this special time of year by sharing our music, stories, dances and much more
Workers from McDonalds franchises around the city converged on the railway station McDonald’s at lunchtime today for a strike following the breakdown of negotiations and the utter stinginess of the bosses.
While the Commission on Elections has yet to announce the official results of the 2013 partylist elections, we would like to thank the Filipino voters and everyone who have made Akbayan Partylist's sixth straight electoral victory possible.
Three days amongst 250 of Australia’s most inspiring coal and gas campaigners has been a surprisingly emotional experience. I am left with a deep sense of respect for these people and those around the world so heavily impacted by fossil fuel.
Allied NATO Government is hiding millions of infectious NON HIV AIDS cases (like mine) under the "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)" ICD-code.
Various student groups today summoned representatives from various government agencies such as the CHED, PNP, CHR, and the National Youth Commission (NYC) to a dialogue to air out the various issues and concerns of the education sector.
(Names have been altered for protection.) Looting and Agony in the Countryside - A farmer we met at his field offered us to devote a few of his working hours to take us on a tour through the dying villages on the mining front.
Peter Rugh of WagingNonViolence.org reports on marginalized workers in Far Rockway, New York, using cooperative enterprises to rebuild their neighbourhoods after Hurricane Sandy. Waging NonViolence is licensed under a CreativeCommons-BY-SA 3.0 (US).
A Weekly radio show for prisoners at Arohata and Rimutaka, and their friends, whanau and anyone concerned about prison issues.
New Zealand has a highly developed and largely ingrained drug use culture, which is acknowledged to spread across all lifestyles from Doctors, to Judges, to grandparents, to schoolchildren.
Zionism in practice – Israel’s Daily Toll on Palestinian Life, Limb, Liberty and Property
Update on the campaign to stop the TPPA
Tena ano koutou, Welcome to this month's panui. While the cowboys are coming to town this week for their annual big oil & gas conference, a Campbell Live show tonight might prove to be their unraveling. Nga mihinui, CJT
Nepata Compensation Claim & More...
The belief that any one people, ethnicity or religion has superior rights over others, when put into practice, necessarily leads to acts of inhumanity and war crimes.
Tales of resistance and rebellion is one of a series of panel talks discussing protest music in this country. The talk on the 7 June will be held on the ground floor of the National Library.
Danyl Strype of Disintermedia.net.nz comments on the political manoeuvring on the right of the NZ parliamentary spectrum.
Oil Free Wellington says the revelation today that the "Anadarko Amendment" was introduced at the request of Shell Oil corporation in a backroom deal, further proves the level to which the Government is in the pockets of the oil and gas industry.
Join us on Friday June 20th at 7pm to watch An Injury To One, screening at the Peoples Cinema, Wellington (57 Manners St)
The horrifying reality of 1,100 workers killed and over 2000 seriously injured when a shoddily built garment factory suddenly collapsed in Bangladesh highlights appalling violations of human rights guaranteed to all persons under the United National
“Free trade” agreements don’t have anything to do with trade; they have everything to do with tightening the grip of corporate dominance over every aspect of life. That is why the TPP is being negotiated in secret.
See my report that is attributed to and owned by the fbi.
Pharma multinational firms use patents to ward off competition: perpetuate monopolies. Capitalists claim only they secure progress, that big money brings innovation. They lie, twist the law, rob people's rights and appropriate mankind's past labour.