Politics & Society
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.
What are the roots of the conflict? What are the possibilities of resolution? What role have external powers played in the conflict?
In a chapter taken from the new book “A Careful Revolution: Towards a Low-Emissions Future,” David Hall discusses how to tread carefully as the world undertakes what amounts to a climate revolution.
Are we experiencing a global explosion of people power? David S. Meyer investigates.
Over the last few weeks, Bolivia has been submerged in a climate of widespread violence and impunity following the “resignation” of President Evo Morales. But was his resignation actually a coup?
Gilbert Wong looks at the forces shaping the future of food and how research is contributing to what’s likely to be on our plates in 2030.
The New Zealand First party has been in the news recently following reports the New Zealand First Foundation allegedly channeled donations through to the political party.
A few days ago Justice Minister Andrew Little announced plans to change the current law on prisoner voting rights in time for the 2020 election, to allow prisoners serving sentences of three years or under to vote.
New research conducted by AUT’s New Zealand Work Research Institute has found that more than 50,000 working households are living in poverty across New Zealand.
On October 22, former MP and Green Party co-leader Russel Norman, who now leads Greenpeace Aotearoa New Zealand, delivered the 2019 Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture at the University of Auckland, looking at institutional reform options for dealing with climate change, in light of Parliament’s recent passage of the Zero Carbon Bill.
A new bill intends for terminally ill New Zealanders who have less than six months left of life, the option of requesting and receiving an assisted death from a qualified medical practitioner if they fulfil certain eligibility criteria.
The New Zealand Government is considering significant changes to the configuration of public service media in New Zealand.
A new report has been released by the Child Poverty Action Group detailing food poverty and how it affects children in New Zealand.