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Not So Free Speech

  The effects of bullying, harassment, and false advertising are demonstrably negative.  We know this.  We also know that inhibiting free speech – especially on a university campus, is not conducive to a fruitful learning environment.  The line between these two things, however, is not always so clear cut. Before the holidays, the Auckland City … Continue reading

The Dark Side of Auckland’s Lantern Festival

What comes to mind when you think of Auckland’s annual Chinese Lantern Festival? Beautiful lanterns to gaze at, delicious food to munch on, and cultural celebrations to revel in? Well, yes – but that’s only half of the story. While we may be having a good time, the environment is being irreversibly damaged by our … Continue reading