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Carolyn is committed to economic and social justice. She has researched and taught in film, TV and media studies, sociology and gender studies. Carolyn is actively interested in local history, and its impact on the present and future. Carolyn currently works part time as a research librarian in Auckland Libraries, which is part of Auckland Council. The views, analysis, and opinions she expresses on this site are her own, and not those of Auckland Council.

Tech Investigation by Carolyn Skelton. As I wrote in my last post, have started using the Ubuntu distro (distribution), a version of the Linux operating...

Looking for alternatives to Microsoft's Windows OS Last week, I wrote about how my brief acquaintance with Windows 10 operating system (OS) triggered concerns...

Concerns for my Microsoft dependence My name is Carolyn, and I’m a long time Windows OS (Operating System) user.  Recently I began to see how...

Opinion by Carolyn Skelton. In part one I expressed my concern that our so-called ‘democracy’ is being undermined and began considering the nature of democracy. On...

Opinion by Carolyn Skelton. I am one of those who have concerns about its endangered state of democracy in Western-European (so-called) democracies.  Democracy requires the...

Investigation by Carolyn Skelton. Negative side effects of isotretinoin In my research of the acne last resort drug, isotretinoin, I came across a couple of issues related...

Containing the impacts in NZ: Acne and isotretinoin III Investigation by Carolyn Skelton. In my previous pieces I addressed problems with acne and a last resort...

Opinion/Analysis by Carolyn Skelton. Whatever the government, and some of the most optimistic mainstream statisticians and economists tell us, there is something very wrong in...

Analysis by Carolyn Skelton. See also: Part 1 of this two part series. As I said in part 1, 'Neoliberalism' is a devious shape-shifter Political and social...

NZ budget 2015 – the on-going struggle between ‘left’ & ‘right’ Part 1. Click here for Part 2 of this two part series. Analysis by...