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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, 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: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – New Zealand First leader Winston Peters on TVNZ’s Q+A from Russell after winning the Northland by-election. Analysis byBryce Edwards: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters Dr Bryce Edwards. Winston Peters made a mixture of colourful, grandiose, and rather ridiculous statements in the weekend that will infuriate many, and […]

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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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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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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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Bryce Edwards Analysis: New Zealand’s democracy and its discontents

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Lead, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: New Zealand’s democracy and its discontents

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards: New Zealand’s democracy and its discontents Dr Bryce Edwards. The big theme of this year’s general election could turn out to be disinterest and disengagement in democracy. Can our low voter turnout be solved? Or is there a deeper problem with our democracy? All […]

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Bryce Edwards on Labour’s demographically challenging party list

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, Bryce Edwards, Democracy, Demographics, Diversity, Economics, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Indepth, Labour, Lead, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards on Labour’s demographically challenging party list

MIL OSI Analysis – EveningReport.nz – Dr Bryce Edwards. Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards – Labour’s demographically challenging party list Challenging demographic requirements in Labour played a part in causing this week’s difficulties with its party’s list.  Creating and announcing Labour’s party list for the 2017 election was clearly a challenging affair. Part of this difficulty […]

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