Greymouth Police are seeking the
assistance of the public to locate Philip Gerald MOHSENI,
aged 24 years, a male Caucasian from Portland, Oregon, USA.
A family member from the USA has reported him missing as
they have not heard from him for some time.
He is believed
to have gone tramping in the Copland Track area in Westland
on 22 June by himself, where he intended to stay for about
three days. After this he was possibly heading to the Haast
area for a few days.
Anyone with information as to his
whereabouts is asked to contact the Greymouth Police on 03
© Scoop Media
Gordon Campbell: On Populism And Labour 2017
For many people on the centre-left, populism is a dirty word, and a shorthand for the politics of bigotry. In this country, it has tended to be equated with the angry legions of New Zealand First. Who knew they were not just a reactionary spasm, but the wave of the future?
Certainly, at the end of this week, the next US President will have won office (at least in part) thanks to his proven ability at (a) scapegoating refugees and migrants (b) wooing neo-Nazis and racial supremacists (c) attacking journalists and judges (d) threatening to jail his opponents (e) urging nuclear proliferation and (e) by promising to restrict women’s rights to control their own fertility.
On the face of that campaign record, there wouldn’t seem to be much in common between Donald Trump and say, Spain’s centre-left populist party, Podemos. Yet arguably, the similarities could be instructive for the Labour/Green partnership here. More>>