28 Sep 2018

The Panel with Beck Eleven and Ian Telfer (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:03 pm on 28 September 2018

The Prime Minister delivered an idealistic and aspirational speech to the United Nations General Assembly this morning. Jacinda Ardern put a stake in the ground for what New Zealand stands for and what she hopes for the future of the country and the global community. Her phrase that #metoo needs to become #wetoo drew applause from the gathered world leaders. US Supreme Court candidate Judge Brett Kavanaugh has undergone questioning before the US Senate's Judiciary Committee about several allegations of historic sex abuse. His appearance was preceded by one of his accusers Professor Christine Blasey Ford who described in detail an experience of being overwhelmed physically by teenaged boys when she was a 15 year-old. Political commentator Karen Kasler of Ohio Public Radio and Television predicts what's next for Judge Kavanaugh. University of Otago students in Dunedin want the power of the proctor to be limited to on-campus. They've held a protest today in the wake of a furor over Proctor Dave Scott confiscating water bongs from a student flat. The NZ First leader Winston Peters has put his oar into the revoked Derek Handley CTO appointment saga by saying that the former candidate was given advice by the former president of the National Party Michelle Boag.