Q+A: Food labelling, Gareth Morgan. David Carter
TV ONE, 29TH SEPTEMBER, 9AM
On the programme this Sunday, we look at food labelling.
Does it give us the whole picture? And how much do we know
about genetically modified ingredients in our food?
staying with food, Gareth Morgan has investigated obesity
and tells us what we need to do to prevent it. Plus we look
at how one community is fighting the flab.
referee of the toughest game in town - politics. We talk to
the Speaker of the House, David Carter, about keeping MPs in
line, and we find out who he thinks are the best
On the panel this week, political scientist Dr
Bryce Edwards from Otago University, former ACT MP Heather
Roy and Metro editor Simon Wilson.
Join host Susan Wood
and Jessica Mutch on Q+A at 9am this
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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>>