A conversation with Bjorn Lomborg, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, the president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, and one of the foremost climate experts in the world today.
In an address to the Trondheim World Festival in Norway, John Pilger charts the history of power propaganda and describes how it appropriates journalism in a ‘profound imperialism’ and is likely to entrap us all, if we allow it.
Here is the story of Queen Elizabeth II’s grandfather, George V, who was euthanised by his personal physician. It could be termed the first regicide since the execution of King Charles I in 1649. Although this became known in 1986, it has barely been mentioned since then.
The BFD picked up an interesting article today. It was written by Dr David Cumin, Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesiology at the University of Auckland, and published by the Israel Institute of New Zealand (IINZ).
This piece written by Alwyn Poole provides sobering reading, looking into the statistics around the quality of education in New Zealand and how badly the system is failing children, parents and taxpayers.
This article by Muriel Newman for the New Zealand Centre for Political Research, questions whether the journalism “profession” in this country should have an Editors Code of Practice, as is the case in the United Kingdom.