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Time for NZ to get out of UKUSA spy system

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Millions of dollars are being squandered by New Zealand on intelligence agencies that produce no discernible benefits for this country, says the Anti-Bases Campaign (ABC).

Bigger than Wikileaks

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News sources today have revealed a major spy scandal involving New Zealand’s own Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).  

“Jeffrey Paul Delisle, 41, a Canadian naval officer is facing accusations of selling top secret intelligence information from New Zealand and several other allied countries to Russia,” says the NZ Herald.

Coal Action Network Aotearoa Newsletter July 2012

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Community Release Frack Report for "Dirty As" tour

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Climate Justice Taranaki have teamed up with some other concerned locals to put on a public tour of some of Taranaki's 39 frack sites this Saturday 28 July. They will also be releasing a report on the Taranaki Regional Council's mismanagement of oil and gas related sites.

New idea gives people a choice: ethical human rights approach to replace neoliberalism supported by UN, US and maybe NZ govt.

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New idea gives people a choice: ethical human rights approach to replace neoliberalism supported by UN, US and maybe NZ govt.

 

We Don't Cross Borders; Borders Cross Us

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We don’t cross borders; borders cross us' is a 12-poster series organised by the Sydney Cross Border Collective. The objective of the posters is to invite an engaged audience to consider a series of propositions about the Australian border, labour, race and incarceration. The poster series aims to show that the Australian border is not a natural or inevitable thing.

My Binding Referenda Problem

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Danyl Strype of Disintermedia discusses the paradoxical role of Binding Referenda proposals in the jerky evolution towards peer-to-peer political and economic systems which embody autonomy, decentralisation and scalability. 

Te Whanau a Apanui/Greenpeace to appeal Petrobras decision

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Te Whānau ā Apanui and Greenpeace have appealed the High Court’s decision declining to overturn a permit given to Brazilian oil company Petrobras to drill for oil in the deep water off the East Cape.

Greenpeace and te Whānau ā Apanui have lodged the appeal with the Court of Appeal on the basis that the High Court made several errors of law.

Clowns chase student activists

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Urgent calls for protection of the Ross Sea and marine mammals

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The decision of South Korea today not to proceed with its plan for so-called ‘scientific whaling’ is a tremendous relief to all who are concerned about the state of the world’s oceans.