Politics & Society
Political donation scandals are dominating New Zealand politics at the moment with the Serious Fraud Office investigating two separate cases involving donations to the National Party and the New Zealand First Foundation.
Dr Mark Busse and Sophie Faber examine West Papua’s history to see what’s at stake politically and economically in the current unrest
The United States new peace plan for Israel and Palestine departs significantly from past plans. From altered borders, to decreasing the size of land for Palestine, to a lack of commitment to Palestinian sovereignty this is a new approach to peace.
Is the housing stock to blame? Is it the way houses are constructed? Is it the typology? Lillian Hanley spoke with Philippa Howden-Chapman about the state of New Zealand’s houses and what effect damp and mouldy homes have on people’s health and living standards.
According to a new study, the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in combat has worked to normalise the practice of targeted assassinations.
Is there still a refugee crisis in Europe?
Global conflicts have become increasingly more complex, and often, external nations choose to intervene. However, interventions can often be indirect in the form of proxy actors.
Last week, the man who would have become the first official climate change refugee, Ioane Teitiota, lost his case to avoid deportation at the United Nations Human Rights Committee.
New research from the University of Canterbury has revealed a gender pay gap exists in New Zealand universities.
In 2020, New Zealanders will vote in two referendums at the general election. Edward Willis investigates whether public referendums are the right way to make law.
Duterte claims to be fighting crime. But it appears that unionists are being killed with virtual impunity in the Philippines.
Major political change is happening in Russia right now as President Vladimir Putin announced significant constitutional changes in his annual address to the nation.
Following the US drone strike that killed an Iranian general in Iraq and Iran shooting down a Ukrainian passenger airliner, international concerns over security and legality have arisen
In 2015, the United Nations passed the sustainable development goals with targets for poverty reduction, economic development, environmental protection, and political empowerment. How were these goals chosen? Has the UN been achieving their goals?
Why do sustainable business initiatives so often fail? What fundamental changes do we need from societies and the economic system to stem a climate change-induced collapsed? What economic systems might work on a planet with a finite capacity to sustain life?
Carwyn Jones outlines the process iwi go through to settle Treaty grievances.
Doug Becker discusses the laws of war and the current tensions between the US and Iran with Mark Drumbl, Hannah Garry, and Hamoud Salhi.
A new citizenship law in India has sparked demonstrations across India, with protestors angered by the legislation’s exclusion of Muslim refugees.
The United Kingdom goes to the polls on December 12 with Brexit one of the main issues for voters. How will the country vote? Will Brexit finally happen? What will UK foreign policy look like moving forward?
What does the death of a journalist in Malta have to do with trusts in New Zealand? Ben Goldson investigates.