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Surveillance powers get abused - just look at the US and UK

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 2:17 pm | Branko Marcetic

Whenever the government gets ready to pass new laws expanding the powers of our security services – in this case, the proposal to give the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) powers to survey individuals for up to 48 hours without a warrant – there ... More >>

On NZ committing ground troops in Iraq

Monday, 6 October 2014, 3:20 pm | Branko Marcetic

A Chance to Make Wrong: the Sudden Acceptability of a War in Iraq By Branko Marcetic 6 October, 2014 More >>

The attacks on Nicky Hager and their flaws

Friday, 22 August 2014, 2:09 pm | Branko Marcetic

It’s all made up and can’t be proven. But if it can, then it doesn’t matter, because it’s not that big a deal. Besides, everyone does it. These are just some of the rebuttals launched at Nicky Hager since his book, Dirty Politics , revealed ... More >>

When John Key was concerned about dirty politics

Friday, 15 August 2014, 1:17 pm | Branko Marcetic

If Nicky Hager needs some support in the midst of a whirlwind of government criticism for his allegations of “dirty tricks” by the National Party, he may find one unlikely ally – John Key, six years ago. More >>


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