Beyond the sea: New Zealand’s ports at risk?

The following article on New Zealand ports and maritime issues was originally published in Foreign Control Watchdog issue 123 (May 2010), the magazine of CAFCA, and is also available online at their site. Somewhere beyond the sea somewhere waiting for me my lover stands on golden sands and watches the ships that go sailin’ . …

A couple of observations on the state of the world

On the theme of things “eco”, George Monbiot sums up recent thoughts rather nicely here. He also manages to pin down the blindingly obvious with this post on Unions and the Labour Party in the UK. Some parallels to be drawn with our free trade pushin’  Government?

Jack Yan on the downsides and upsides of globalization

My friend Jack Yan just posted a thought provoking article about globalization and the relationship between economy, business and society on his blog. Jack is speaking at an open to the public session later this year at the Alliance Party conference in Dunedin on these very topics – and based on his above article, it …