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Parker pushing for more trade with better social equity — Your NZ

One of the Government’s most notable achievements so far has been helping the eleven country Trans-Pacific Partnership (now CPTPP) to a final agreement, despite not being on Labour’s Taking action in our first 100 days list (that isn’t surprising because Labour had made a big deal and political capital by opposing it, albeit on limited […]

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NZ

The Health Effects of Climate Change

In a brilliant documentary produced by Stefi Barna & Alok Utsav, the health effects of climate change are elucidated in a concise and organised manner, using examples from countries all over the world. 371 more words

Sustainability

Excerpt from India 2100: Towards Radical Ecological Democracy

‘India 2100’ begins by highlighting the unsuccessful nature of India’s attempts to curb socioeconomic issues like poverty, malnutrition, and inequality, through education and politics. It also emphasizes the increasing ecological instability due to the copious amounts of waste & toxic substances, air, water and soil pollution, climate change, and forced development arising from economic globalization. 396 more words

Sustainability

First post - the post that hurts the most

This is a blog to help crystallise my thoughts and document the process of researching and writing my master’s thesis in Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg. 204 more words

Global North

Staying true to the public role of parks and recreation

There’s nothing wrong with people paying to use certain park facilities or participate in various recreation programs. The problem with fees and charges centers on our profession’s over-reliance on them. 313 more words

Essential Services

The First Law: Self Preservation

Self preservation is the protection of oneself from harm or death, especially regarded as a basic instinct in human beings and animals.

A man's a man for 'a that

I’m a Scot and a lifelong fan of the poetry of Robert Burns, a pioneer of the Romantic movement. While Burns is more often remembered as something of a ladies man, “the greatest hours that ere I spent were spent among the lasses o”, he was also a towering advocate for social equity. 109 more words