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Archive for July, 2015

Gordon Campbell on where Greece goes from here

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

When you ain’t got nothin’ you got nothin’ to lose – Bob Dylan As one candid British commentator tried to come to grips with why his confident prediction of a “Yes” vote in Greece has failed so resoundingly, he said that he’d made that prediction from his own viewpoint – as ...

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good sign for (a) the jobs of the workers affected or (b) for the New Zealand taxpayer. Either Rio Tinto is angling for another power price handout from ...