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So long Shane, thanks for all the 'fush'

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | April 24, 2014

So Shane Jones is off. Retired from politics he says. Couldn’t give 100 percent to the cause so he did what he thought was best for the Party. Shane Jones has always been a polarising figure and never more so when it comes to his...

Matauri Bay: There are certain stories that get under your skin

Blog entry by Kate Paris | April 24, 2014

There are certain stories that get under your skin, stories that no matter how many times you hear them somehow strike you in a way that you never forget, stories that become a very part of you. The story of the bombing of the Rainbow...

Japan to defy UN court and continue whaling

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | April 22, 2014

There has been disappointing and worrying news today. The Government of Japan has announced that it intends to return to the Southern Ocean to hunt whales in 2015. It has also officially announced that it will again send its factory...

There are no human rights on a dead planet

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 18, 2014

Yesterday I spoke at the International Association of Democratic Lawyers congress in Brussels. In the audience there were over 500 hundred progressive lawyers from over 50 countries. Many of these lawyers focus on human rights issues...

Divert excessive weapon spending to achieve clean energy future

Blog entry by Jen Maman | April 15, 2014

According to new figures released on Monday, last year a whopping  US$1747 billion was spent on armies across the world . Modest decreases in spending in austerity hit Western Europe and reduced spending in the US, which is still the...

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