OPINION: As a member of ‘Generation Y’, I dutifully tuned into X Factor New Zealand this weekend to watch the drama, the showcasing of NZ’s greatest talents, and the arrival of one of the world’s most talked about shows to the shores of Aotearoa. What I saw was something that was a disappointing indictment of how our culture apparently derives pleasure
More than 140,000 refugees will be forced back to war-torn Burma unless Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva shows a rare bit of backbone in dealing with his country’s increasingly powerful security forces. Last week, the nation’s head of security announced its intention to close nine refugee camps along the Thai-Burma border after elections were held in Burma last fall.
We’re Calling It, Healthcare Is Going To Pass Alright, we’re calling it. Healthcare is going to pass. Dennis Kucinich has announced his intention to support the bill, and now, according to ace Washington Independent reporter David Weigel, even the tea partiers are feeling dispirited. Kucinich is an odd one, but he’s actually important, and presumably […]
FIFA have confirmed which countries have made a bid to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. All 11 candidates had already stated their intention to stage the game’s showpiece event with Tuesday’s announcement confirmation that FIFA had received their bid registration forms