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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Jacindamania

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Jacindamania

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Jacindamania Labour Party leader, Jacinda Ardern. New Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is promising to run an election campaign characterised by “relentless positivity”. And, so far, there’s been an almost relentlessly positive response to her rise to the top. It appears that Ardern’s extraordinary elevation is going to lift […]

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Keith Rankin Analysis: What’s happened to Labour Productivity?

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Economics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Keith Rankin, Lead, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin Analysis: What’s happened to Labour Productivity?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Keith Rankin Analysis: What’s happened to Labour Productivity? Productivity plummets despite high annual growth. Graph copyright 2017, Keith Rankin. Labour productivity is an important economic concept, that should equate to living standards. It is rising labour productivity that makes it possible to remunerate people with rising incomes. Productivity, by definition, is economic […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ New Zealand First leader Winston Peters on TVNZ’s Q+A from Russell after winning the Northland by-election. Analysis byBryce Edwards: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters Dr Bryce Edwards. Winston Peters made a mixture of colourful, grandiose, and rather ridiculous statements in the weekend that will infuriate many, and delight others. […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options Dr Bryce Edwards. You have to feel a bit sorry for the Greens. Because of Labour’s electoral weakness they will, once again, find themselves with a very weak post-election hand to negotiate with. And they’re in danger of being outmanoeuvred […]

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‘Voice of the voiceless’ – Al Jazeera’s response over Saudi-led blog gag pressure

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on ‘Voice of the voiceless’ – Al Jazeera’s response over Saudi-led blog gag pressure

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific The Doha headquarters of the global news network. Photo: Al Jazeera An important media freedom statement: An open letter from Al JazeeraRepublished on Café Pacific from the Doha-based global news network OVER two decades ago, Al Jazeera Arabic was […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal Dr Bryce Edwards. It’s become a received wisdom that in New Zealand political scandals don’t really hurt governments. But English is looking very damaged by the Barclay saga, and it’s no longer too far-fetched to specutulate on whether this could help deny National’s […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal Dr Bryce Edwards. Is the Todd Barclay scandal the National Government’s 2017 version of Dirty Politics? Of course there are key differences, but there are also plenty of parallels. Either way, National will be hoping it’s a scandal with as little impact on […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why National Party MP Todd Barclay (pictured above) announced his resignation over illegal taping allegations. The Todd Barclay scandal reminds the public why they distrust and sometimes despise politicians. Therefore, the biggest long-term impact of the scandal might be […]

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Keith Rankin Analysis: British Tories surge; new Labour surges more

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Keith Rankin, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Politics  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin Analysis: British Tories surge; new Labour surges more

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Headline: British Tories surge; new Labour surges more Analysis by Keith Rankin Record support in Britain for both Conservative and Labour. Graphic by Keith Rankin. Keith Rankin. This month’s chart shows that the performance by the Tories in the UK election was not at all bad. With a 42.34 percent share […]

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New Zealand Budget Analysis: Explaining National’s apparent shift to the left – Bryce Edwards

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Budget Analysis: Explaining National’s apparent shift to the left – Bryce Edwards

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards – New Zealand Budget Analysis: Explaining National’s apparent shift to the left Dr Bryce Edwards. National’s 2017 Budget is a very centrist affair and it involves implementing many of the types of decisions that might be expected of a centre-left Labour-led government. The political left sometimes […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Unaccountability of elites

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Unaccountability of elites

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards – The Unaccountability of elites Dr Bryce Edwards. How much accountability is there in New Zealand politics and public life? Not enough, it seems, going on recent controversies.  Mistakes by those in authority can lead to disasters and misfortunes of various magnitudes. Yet a number of recent […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: New Zealand’s democracy and its discontents

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: New Zealand’s democracy and its discontents

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards: New Zealand’s democracy and its discontents Dr Bryce Edwards. The big theme of this year’s general election could turn out to be disinterest and disengagement in democracy. Can our low voter turnout be solved? Or is there a deeper problem with our democracy? All over the […]

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Rave hospitality, but Indonesia fails West Papua with media freedom hypocrisy

By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Rave hospitality, but Indonesia fails West Papua with media freedom hypocrisy

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ [embedded content] Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific – Al Jazeera’s coverage of the Papuan protest at WPFD2017 in Jakarta. By David Robie in Jakarta INDONESIAN hospitality was given a rave notice last week for hosting World Press Freedom Day 2017, but it was also given a […]

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Bryce Edwards on Labour’s demographically challenging party list

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Democracy, Demographics, diversity, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Indepth, Labour, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards on Labour’s demographically challenging party list

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ New Zealand Labour Party leader, Andrew Little. Dr Bryce Edwards. Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards – Labour’s demographically challenging party list Challenging demographic requirements in Labour played a part in causing this week’s difficulties with its party’s list.  Creating and announcing Labour’s party list for the 2017 election was clearly a challenging […]

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Keith Rankin’s Chart of the Month – Descended from Royalty?

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Culture, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Keith Rankin, Lead, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin’s Chart of the Month – Descended from Royalty?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Keith Rankin – Chart of the Month – Descended from Royalty? While reading a news-site recently, I caught a link to the following from ancestry.com: Do You Come From Royalty? While the article itself doesn’t actually mention “royalty”, it’s true that many people wonder if they are descended from someone […]

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Latest West Papua journalist blacklisting another serious violation by Indonesia

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Latest West Papua journalist blacklisting another serious violation by Indonesia

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific [embedded content]French journalist Cyril Payen is still barred from entering Indonesia following his 2015 documentary film, Indonésie : la guerre oubliée des Papous (The Forgotten War in Papua). Analysis by Tempo in Pacific Media Watch THE blacklisting of Jack […]

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LIVE: CAFCA’s Murray Horton on NZ independence and foreign policy

By   /  April 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on LIVE: CAFCA’s Murray Horton on NZ independence and foreign policy

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific Graphic: Concept art for Planet of the Apes Courtesy of the Pacific Media Centre and Asia Pacific Report TIME FOR INDEPENDENCE FROM A CRUMBLING US EMPIRE – Murray HortonThe advent of President Donald Trump in the US provides an unprecedented […]

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ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Afghanistan, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Baghlan Province, Bamyan Province, Civil rights, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Foreign Policy, Full Coverage, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Human rights violations, Indepth, Inquiry, Intelligence, international law, Investigation, Investigative journalism, ISAF, Joint Prioritized Effects List, Law and order, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Must Read, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Special Air Service, NZ Politics, NZDF, NZSAS, Operation Burnham, Politics, Terrorism, War, Weapons  /  Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Selwyn Manning – Editor of EveningReport.nz. This analysis was first published on Kiwipolitico.com. Selwyn Manning, editor EveningReport.nz. There’s an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict […]

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Grief, repression, life and death in West Papua’s Highlands

By   /  March 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on Grief, repression, life and death in West Papua’s Highlands

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific Bonnie Etherington reading from her new book The Earth Cries Out at the Women’s Bookshop in Ponsonby,Auckland, this week. Photo: Del Abcede THE Auckland launch of Bonnie Etherington’s thrilling debut novel, The Earth Cries Out, on grief, repression and […]

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