Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Reason #27 to be glad to be a New Zealander

Political fight over detained children at US-Mexico border intensifies https://t.co/35xRw9oAmC pic.twitter.com/M4rKRhpLYI— Stuff (@NZStuff) June 18, 2018 "It is critical that Congress fully understands how our nation's laws are being implemented on the ground, especially when the well-being of young children is at stake," Senators Susan Collins, Maine, and Jeff Flake, Arizona,

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Gaslighting and the death of democracy

http://theweek.com/speedreads/778509/trump-raves-that-kim-jong-un-great-personality-loves-people President Trump was left with a glowing impression of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after their summit together in Singapore on Tuesday. "Really, he's got a great personality," Trump told Voice of America's Greta Van Susteren of the man who has executed more than 340 people since taking power

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Does “Three Strikes” reduce crime ?

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/watch-youve-got-listening-problem-winston-peters-and-simon-bridges-clash-over-three-strikes-law-repeal Mr Bridges asked if the Three Strikes repeal was still ultimately on the table. "This is a matter that's off the table, for now," Mr Peters said on behalf of Ms Ardern. "This is a government for the long term." Mr Bridges asked Mr Peters if the PM agreed that the Three

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What $63 trillion of world #debt looks like

This chart shows what $63 trillion of world #debt looks like https://t.co/PCujVg2ZAx #economics pic.twitter.com/cVMB2bq2yE — World Economic Forum (@wef) May 27, 2018 http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/poverty/docs/sforum/spresentations/Nasser_Shraideh.pdf Several observers have long argued that large external debt burden is a major cause of poverty through its effects on economic growth and human development; the Links between external debt

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$100m reserved last year for mental health spending might be put back in the pot

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/101336297/government-confirms-100m-mental-health-initiatives-under-review However Treasury officials and Finance Minister Grant Robertson confirmed to Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Select Committee that the money was there - a briefing Clark was forced to admit he was aware of, in the House last week. The argument revolves around whether the previous Government had formally "appropriated" or funded

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