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PNG activist blogger Martyn Namorong protests online in defiance of gag order.

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage  /  Comments Off on PNG activist blogger Martyn Namorong protests online in defiance of gag order.

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific By Mong Palatino of Global Voices A Papua New Guinea court has issued a gag order against Martyn Namorong, a prominent political blogger and activist accused of defaming Patilias Gamato, the country’s Electoral Commissioner. Gamato this week […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options Dr Bryce Edwards. You have to feel a bit sorry for the Greens. Because of Labour’s electoral weakness they will, once again, find themselves with a very weak post-election hand to negotiate with. And they’re in danger of […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Labour’s sleepwalk towards defeat

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, Bryce Edwards, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Leadership, MIL OSI, NZ Politics, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Labour’s sleepwalk towards defeat

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Bryce Edwards Analysis: Labour’s sleepwalk towards defeat Dr Bryce Edwards. There’s still hope for Labour being able to put together a coalition government after the election. But there do seem to be a lot of barriers at the moment – especially as opinion polls point to the apparent decline […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Will Shane Jones be NZ First’s Trump card?

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, NZ Politics, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Will Shane Jones be NZ First’s Trump card?

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Bryce Edwards Analysis: Will Shane Jones be NZ First’s Trump card? Dr Bryce Edwards. There is more than a hint of Donald Trump in Shane Jones’ political return. So, could he really fan the flames of NZ First’s populist resurgence in this year’s general election?  Shane Jones wants to […]

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‘Voice of the voiceless’ – Al Jazeera’s response over Saudi-led blog gag pressure

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage  /  Comments Off on ‘Voice of the voiceless’ – Al Jazeera’s response over Saudi-led blog gag pressure

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific The Doha headquarters of the global news network. Photo: Al Jazeera An important media freedom statement: An open letter from Al JazeeraRepublished on Café Pacific from the Doha-based global news network OVER two decades ago, Al Jazeera […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, Bryce Edwards, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, Legal Issues, MIL OSI, NZ Politics, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal Dr Bryce Edwards. It’s become a received wisdom that in New Zealand political scandals don’t really hurt governments. But English is looking very damaged by the Barclay saga, and it’s no longer too far-fetched to specutulate on whether this could help […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, MIL OSI, NZ Politics, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal Dr Bryce Edwards. Is the Todd Barclay scandal the National Government’s 2017 version of Dirty Politics? Of course there are key differences, but there are also plenty of parallels. Either way, National will be hoping it’s a scandal with as little […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, Bryce Edwards, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, Legal Issues, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why National Party MP Todd Barclay (pictured above) announced his resignation over illegal taping allegations. The Todd Barclay scandal reminds the public why they distrust and sometimes despise politicians. Therefore, the biggest long-term impact of the scandal […]

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Keith Rankin Analysis: British Tories surge; new Labour surges more

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Keith Rankin, Lead, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin Analysis: British Tories surge; new Labour surges more

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Headline: British Tories surge; new Labour surges more Analysis by Keith Rankin Record support in Britain for both Conservative and Labour. Graphic by Keith Rankin. Keith Rankin. This month’s chart shows that the performance by the Tories in the UK election was not at all bad. With a 42.34 […]

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Keith Rankin’s Chart of the Month: Budget 2017: New Zealand’s ‘Universal’ Basic Income up to $195 per week

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Budget, Business, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Keith Rankin, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin’s Chart of the Month: Budget 2017: New Zealand’s ‘Universal’ Basic Income up to $195 per week

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Keith Rankin’s Chart of the Month – Budget 2017: New Zealand’s ‘Universal’ Basic Income up to $195 per week. Increase in unconditional Public Equity Benefit. Chart by Keith Rankin. The big unnoticed story of last Thursday’s Budget is the increase in New Zealand’s quasi Universal Basic Income (UBI), from just […]

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New Zealand Budget Analysis: Explaining National’s apparent shift to the left – Bryce Edwards

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, Bryce Edwards, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Budget Analysis: Explaining National’s apparent shift to the left – Bryce Edwards

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards – New Zealand Budget Analysis: Explaining National’s apparent shift to the left Dr Bryce Edwards. National’s 2017 Budget is a very centrist affair and it involves implementing many of the types of decisions that might be expected of a centre-left Labour-led government. The political […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Unaccountability of elites

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Unaccountability of elites

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards – The Unaccountability of elites Dr Bryce Edwards. How much accountability is there in New Zealand politics and public life? Not enough, it seems, going on recent controversies.  Mistakes by those in authority can lead to disasters and misfortunes of various magnitudes. Yet a number […]

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