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1500 Concerned Citizens at anti-TPPA Rally

Monday, 1 February 2016, 1:57 pm | Charles Drace

A large crowd of at least 1500 came to Christchurch's Cathedral Square on Sat January 30, 2016, to mourn the death of Democracy if the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is implemented. More >>

Is the media manipulating citizens into violent action?

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:46 am | Charles Drace

Over the past several years there have been literally hundreds of events around the country protesting against the Key government's expected signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement without public consultation or Parliamentary debate, the government's ... More >>

The selling of New Zealand by our prime minister

Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:02 pm | Charles Drace

The selling of New Zealand by our prime minister By Charles Drace 19 September 2014 More >>

What really happened in Ukraine

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 1:15 pm | Charles Drace

I went to Ukraine for dental treatment last year and saved enough on the treatment to pay for several weeks visiting both Western Ukraine and the Russian speaking part. I made friends with people from both parts, or should I say, both 'sides' as Ukraine ... More >>

Chaos in Cyprus Banks, Problems for New Zealand Depositors

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 4:49 pm | Charles Drace

Ever since laws and deposit insurance schemes were put in place in the aftermath of the 1930's bank failures to protect depositors, almost everyone has assumed that bank deposits were the safest investments after government guaranteed bonds. More >>

New Zealand Votes for its Own Destruction

Saturday, 31 December 2011, 1:19 pm | Charles Drace

The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death ... More >>

Environmental Skeptics Politicised: Study

Friday, 13 June 2008, 10:57 am | Charles Drace

A review of environmental skepticism literature from the past 30 years has found that the vast majority of skeptics, often identified as independent, are directly linked to politically oriented, conservative think tanks. More >>

Pathogenic Fungus Vs. Introduced GE Eucalyptus

Friday, 15 June 2007, 2:00 pm | Charles Drace

Groups ask U.S. Health and Environmental Agencies to investigate potential link between pathogenic fungus and introduced genetically engineered eucalyptus trees. More >>

The Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld Strategy for Iraq

Friday, 5 January 2007, 2:38 pm | Charles Drace

There have been many articles in the media expressing the opinion that George Bush might be the worst president in U.S. history. Almost without exception commentators have labelled the Bush neo-con Iraq strategy a failure. More >>

Toxic GE Crops

Saturday, 15 July 2006, 1:02 pm | Charles Drace

Two research teams in England and Venezuela have discovered something alarming about the new genetically modified crops filled with insecticide. The insects not only eat them, they seem to thrive on them. More >>

The Real Estate Market Has Peaked

Friday, 16 July 2004, 10:16 am | Charles Drace

Studies of real estate cycles show property prices go up in the first four stages of the cycle, go flat in step #5, then go down for four stages, says investment consultant Charles Drace, author of “How to Survive the New Zealand Residential Property Crash”. More >>

ERMA Fails On All Counts

Tuesday, 23 December 2003, 8:40 am | Charles Drace

ERMA has failed on all counts with it’s approval of the GE Onion Trials, according to Charles Drace, author of ‘Everything You Need to Know About GE but the Government Won’t Tell You - a genetic engineering resources book.’ More >>

Research Shows That GE Doesn't Work

Friday, 26 October 2001, 6:11 pm | Charles Drace

Craig Ventner (of CELERA GENOMICS), in charge of one of the two companies mapping the human genome , says that humans have only 30,000 genes, not the 142,000 expected. That means that there are not enough DNA sequences to account for changes or origination ... More >>

ACT Leader Richard Prebble Misleads Public

Thursday, 18 October 2001, 1:59 pm | Charles Drace

It was reported on the news today that Richard Prebble said, "not a single person has ever died from genetic engineering." More >>