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 Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
To the US, drones are a legitimate response to the threat posed by the al Qaeda organisation and its franchisees... To the US, the drones carry the added advantage of not putting US troops at risk on the ground, and minimises the need for putting them in large numbers in bases in the countries concerned, always a politically sensitive point.
The counter-argument, well articulated by security analyst Paul Buchanan on RNZ this morning, is that this particular drone attack can be said to amount to an extra-judicial execution of a New Zealand citizen by one of our military allies, in circumstances where the person concerned posed no threat to New Zealand’s domestic security. More>>