Victories, Resistance and Determination

04/09/2016

Victoria ban fracking Greenleft 31Aug16 collage for cjt blog 4sep2016

The last few weeks and months have seen a series of encouraging wins on the environmental front: Read the rest of this entry »


Signing away our future?

29/01/2016

TPPA-Dont-Sign-lrg

The TPPA would limit governments’ ability to innovate and address deeply entrenched inequalities in health, education and income, and exacerbate rapidly escalating problems such as environmental degradation and climate change...” Coates, et al. 2016 Read the rest of this entry »


TPPA Action Week 8-15 August / New Plymouth this Sat 15th

08/08/2015

TPPA Aotearoa not for saleUnder the TPPA – Trans-Pacific Partnerships Agreement, big overseas companies will be able to sue the New Zealand government for millions in damages in secretive offshore tribunals, claiming that new laws and regulations have seriously undermined the value of their investments.”The implications of investor state litigation against New Zealand will be far-reaching, unpredictable, unaffordable and inconsistent with public health objectives...” said Public Health Association Chief Executive Warren Lindberg. Read the rest of this entry »