Matthew Henry John Bartlett

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Saturday 31 May, 02008

Letter to the editor

by Matthew Bartlett @ 3:45 pm

A letter to the editor from my wife
Ralph Nader interview from 1991
Jim Hansen’s plan for getting the US off coal

Friday 30 May, 02008

More more

by Matthew Bartlett @ 8:41 am

Paul Graham on what cities say to you (I don’t know what Wellington is saying)
George Monbiot tried to make a citizen’s arrest of former US ambassador to the UN

Thursday 29 May, 02008

Very small christians

by Matthew Bartlett @ 10:46 am

[via Steph B]

Ralph Nader on his book The Seventeen Traditions

Wednesday 28 May, 02008

It barks at no one

by Matthew Bartlett @ 9:00 am

Amusing bagging of Wellington hospital’s redevelopment
NRT on the Greens’ position on the ETS
Russell Brown on the Housing Corp bizo
Ralph Nader at Google
12 issues Ralph and I think are important

The depressing thing is that even though National have said absolutely nothing of interest in the election campaign to date (please correct me if I am wrong), they are still likely to be running the show by the end of the year.

Monday 26 May, 02008


by Matthew Bartlett @ 11:24 am

I recommend No Country for Old Men.

Sunday 25 May, 02008

The great debate

by Matthew Bartlett @ 9:10 pm

From Simon Barrow, quoted on Christian Discuss:

Christian faith is inescapably rooted in biblical tradition. But the Bible isn’t a series of knock-down propositions. It is a set of living, dynamic, troubling, inspiring and disturbing accounts of the ways of God among wayward people across the centuries. For Christians its interpretative core is the Gospels. They are, by their nature, diverse rather than singular. They speak of a God of unutterable grace who, in Jesus, turns upside-down every expectation of the conventionally religious. In Christ nothing we thought we knew about God, the world or ourselves remains untransformed. But, (more…)

Saturday 24 May, 02008

I need some ideas

by Matthew Bartlett @ 5:47 pm

If you were given $150/week with which to improve the world, what would you do with it?

Fighting greenwashing

Wednesday 21 May, 02008

Flat line future

by Matthew Bartlett @ 1:08 pm

Frogblog predicts Treasury’s next oil price prediction

Saturday 17 May, 02008

No media objectivity

by Matthew Bartlett @ 5:42 pm

JTCC contra Poneke on media objectivity

Thursday 15 May, 02008

Better legendary

by Matthew Bartlett @ 12:23 pm

On-the-money though somewhat illiterate review of Portishead’s new album Third
Inaugural A Rocha NZ conference: Eden to Aotearoa – From Biblical Hope to Ecological Action

Monday 12 May, 02008

Hands up

by Matthew Bartlett @ 9:34 am

Sermon from me for Pentecost at St Michael’s [70KB PDF]
NRT on the ETS windfall
Rod Donald on Californian TV in 2003 [YT vid]

Friday 09 May, 02008


by Matthew Bartlett @ 9:25 am

A blog about yesterday’s futures
Online shop for fairtrade T-shirts

Monday 05 May, 02008

The system

by Matthew Bartlett @ 12:13 pm

Very good Noam Chomsky Q&A at Google [53 min YT video]
Some photos from our wedding
Vintage Karl Barth on what sort of thing the Bible is

Sunday 04 May, 02008


by Matthew Bartlett @ 6:11 pm

Some results from the recent transport study from Eye of the Fish
Bracing debate on the problem of suffering between Bart Ehrman and NT Wright I’m still a Christian after reading it, but it’s a close thing

Saturday 03 May, 02008

Revealing backstory

by Matthew Bartlett @ 1:02 pm

Eco-labelling proposal (akin to nutritional info on food packaging)