The Christchurch Killer Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

April 19, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Alexander Gillespie, professor of international law at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. On March 15, 2019, New Zealand witnessed the deadliest mass shooting in its modern history. A 28-year-old Australian gunman opened fire on...

White Supremacism and the Christchurch Terrorist Attack

March 19, 2019

The attacks in Christchurch were not the result of a random mental health victim on a rampage. They were calculated, cold and clinical. As the fallout from the Christchurch terror attack becomes ever more pronounced, it is clear there are a number of matters that are important to state regarding...

The New Zealand “Gunman” Is a Terrorist

March 17, 2019

Everyone who spews vile, hateful rhetoric have their hands tainted with the blood of the victims from the mosque attacks in Christchurch. On March 15, 50 people were killed by a Christian, far-right, white supremacist when they were engaged in Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New...

Understanding New Zealand’s Uncertainty Toward Taxing Wealth

September 22, 2017

Kiwis are fretting about inequality, poverty and high prices of housing. However, a capital gains tax is far from the key to winning the general elections. Like many small states, New Zealand enjoys thinking of itself as somehow set apart from other nations. It has long reveled in the tag of...