Dr Snoopman

Dr Snoopman

NZ Election Round-up: What did New Zealand fail to learn, and why exactly is Winston Peters king-maker again in the World’s Premiere Test Facility, Billionaire’s Bolt-Hole & Switzerland of the South?

NZ Election Round-up: What did New Zealand fail to learn, and why exactly is Winston Peters king-maker again in the World’s Premiere Test Facility, Billionaire’s Bolt-Hole & Switzerland of the South?

New Zealand’s 2017 election results have left the country in a similar position to the first MMP election in 1996. Like that first MMP election, seasoned political actor Winston Peters once again holds the ‘balance of power’ in his niche position as ‘king-maker’. Like 1996, the two major fizzy drink […]

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Financial Maelstrom: The spread of an 'emotional contagion' through news propaganda

It’s the financial oligarchy, stupid: A study of Anglo-American news coverage during the 2007-2008 financial crisis and bank bailouts

My masters thesis proved that once the financial crisis started, the US and UK financial authorities conspired/colluded with the major banks to steer the crisis along to a point where it would get so severe that their respective governments would believe they had no choice but to approve system-wide, tax-payer funded bailouts. […]

by × August 23, 2013 × Comments are Disabled