The Nation 3/10/15: Key at the UN, GCSB, Richard Dawkins
This weekend on The Nation...
Prime Minister John Key’s been on the world stage at the United Nations General Assembly, but what’s been achieved? 3News political reporter Tova O’Brien talks to him in New York about the TPP, the big powers facing off over Syria, and New Zealanders languishing in Australian detention centres.
Then in her first television interview the acting director of the GCSB, Una Jagose, speaks to 3News political editor Patrick Gower about Project Cortex, cyber attacks on government departments and New Zealand companies.
Lisa Owen interviews the controversial scientist Richard Dawkins about his new memoir, asking is science is losing the public relations war? And is religion the root of all evil?
Plus, there’s been plenty of concern about foreigners buying NZ farmland. But what about the plants, the brands, the whole supply chain? Are we at risk of losing control of our economic backbone or is foreign investment good for us? In the wake of Lochinver Station and the Silver Fern Farms deal Alistair Wilkinson sifts the facts from the spin.
We’ll discuss all this and more on our panel: RadioLIVE political editor Jess Williams, Business New Zealand chief executive Phil O’Reilly and Otago University political scientist Bryce Edwards.
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