Forget The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse . . .

Here come the Aussie Loan Arrangers 


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Watchdog Number 162 April 2023

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4    Here We Go Again. Asset Sales Back On The Agenda by Murray Horton

7    Whanganui Waters Are Not For Sale. Whanganui Community Protest by Makareta Tawaroa

10   Taiki E! Come Together! by Torfrida Wainwright

13   The Tax System Must Change by Marilyn Yurjevich

18   Covid-19, Aotearoa And Globalisation by Greg Waite

22   Organiser’s Report by Murray Horton

36   Owen Wilkes And The Anti-Bases Campaign by Murray Horton



by Warren Thomson, Murray Horton, Greg Waite & Linda Hill

Peacemonger. Owen Wilkes: International Peace Researcher edited by May Bass & Mark Derby

Comrade. Bill Andersen: A Communist, Working-Class Life by Cybèle Locke

How To Stand Up To A Dictator by Maria Ressa

Madoff. The Monster Of Wall Street A Documentary by Joe Berlinger Rentier Capitalism. Who Owns The Economy And Who Pays For It by Brett Christophers


78   OBITUARIES by Murray Horton Jeremy Agar

Noeline Gannaway


88   OVERSEAS INVESTMENT OFFICE The Condensed Edition by Murray Horton OIO Decisions October 2022 To January 2023

96   Dennis Small Retires As Writer by Murray Horton

Watchdog 161 December 2022

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  • NZ Becomes Further Enmeshed in US Empire: The Politics and Economics Of Five 
  • Eyes by Murray Horton
  • Pandemic Profiteers by Murray Horton
  • From Private Equity to Public Ownership: The Case for Reform In The Bus Industry by Edward Miller
  • You Can’t Bank on It by Murray Horton
  • Should We Stay or Should We Go? Rio Tinto Sings A Very Familiar Old Song by Murray Horton
  • A History Lesson by Murray Horton
  • Organiser’s Report by Murray Horton
  • Consequences Of Militarist Global Capitalism by Dennis Small
  • REVIEWS by Jeremy Agar
        • Too Much Money by Max Rashbrooke
        • Fulfillment: Winning And Losing In One-Click America by Alex MacGillis American Kleptocracy by Casey Michel
        • The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit Of Power by Max Chafkin Twilight Of Democracy: The Seductive Lure Of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum

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An industrial-scale state house building programme to end the housing crisis for citizens on low incomes 
  •  We’ve solved housing crisis’s  in the past
  • We know how to do it
  • It must be done again

The petition for an industrial-scale state house building programme is here

It is the first stage in a campaign to get the government to meet the housing crisis head on.

The petition can be signed by individuals and organisations.

Please send the link out widely and share on social media. We will begin a second push in late January once the festive season is behind us but we are keen to get it out and around before then.

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Bludgers’ Banquet. Help Yourself, It’s On The House by Murray Horton 

Inequality And Excess Profits In New Zealand: Bill Rosenberg & Geoff Bertram by Greg Waite

2021 CAFCA Annual General Meeting Minutes

CAFCA/ABC Organiser Account Financial Report For Year Ended March 31 2021  by James Ayers, Organiser Account Treasurer

Rethinking The WTO  by Jane Kelsey

Will NZ Push To End Or Entrench Vaccine Apartheid In Global South?  

by Ed Miller

In Memory Of Aziz Choudry  by Murray Horton

Aziz Choudry Wins Case Against SIS. Out Of Court Settlement; Damages;   Government Apology  by Murray Horton

Aotearoa Water Action Update  by Peter Richardson

Spaced Out Overshoot On The Final Frontier! Battling For Planet Earth   

by Dennis Small

Government Proposal On Hate Speech – A Mistake by Prue Hyman

REVIEWS  by Jeremy Agar, Jane Kelsey and Greg Waite

  • Labour Saving by Michael Cullen
  • Fifty Years A Feminist by Sue Kedgley
  • Crimes Against Nature by Jeff Sparrow
  • Activists And The Surveillance State. Learning From Repression ......... .. edited by Aziz
  • Nomadland by Jessica Bruder

OBITUARIES  by Leigh Cookson

  • Jim Stuart
  • Aziz Choudry


  • The Condensed Edition  by Murray Horton
  • OIO Decisions May To September 2021