Hate speech

Free Speech and Hate Speech

November 29, 2016 James Shaw 0

Last week we were very concerned to hear that an Auckland imam, Dr Anwar Sahib, had been preaching divisive and derogatory messages about Jewish people and women during his sermons. It was a disturbing incident coming at the end of a disturbing few weeks in politics.

Week of peace?

November 17, 2016 Barry Coates 0

Yesterday’s protest at the Defence Expo in Auckland was an important example of New Zealanders speaking out on an issue that many of us feel Read More

Historic Move on Nuclear Disarmament

November 9, 2016 Kennedy Graham 0

With nuclear disarmament, people have been trying to find common ground since the first General Assembly resolution in 1946. The disarmament effort has been undermined by strategic rivalry and stalemates, despite the obvious threat that the continued existence of nuclear weapons poses to all of us.

The TPPA Hikoi

November 5, 2016 Barry Coates 0

On Thursday we welcomed Rachel Thomas and her children, Tema, Pita and Jai, along with a large group of supporters from Christchurch, to Parliament as Read More

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Assessing the Defence White Paper

June 20, 2016 Kennedy Graham 4

The Government’s recently released Defence White Paper has raised questions again about New Zealand’s defence priorities, and in particular the level and nature of public funding on defensive capabilities.

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John Key in Fiji: Keep an eye on the priorities

June 10, 2016 Kennedy Graham 2

Prime Minister John Key is in Fiji this week, in the first visit by a New Zealand PM since the coup led by Frank Bainimarama in 2006. Bainimarama was subsequently elected as Prime Minister in 2014 – the first election to take place in 8 years.

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