Robert Conquest, Seminal Historian of Soviet Misrule, Dies at 98

Anglo-American historian and poet who chronicled Stalin’s excesses dies in Palo Alto, Calif. Robert Conquest, an Anglo-American historian whose works on the terror and privation under Joseph Stalin made him the pre-eminent Western chronicler of the horrors of Soviet rule, died Monday in Palo Alto, Calif. He was 98 years old. Mr. Conquest’s master work, “The Great Terror,” was the […]

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Call to back wahine in business

Maori men need to step up and be more supportive of Maori businesswomen, Federation of Maori Authorities head Traci Houpapa says. The authority runs an annual hui for Māori wahine to support the progression of women in top business leadership roles. The chair of the authority, Traci Houpapa, said wahine face challenges in progressing up the business ladder to senior […]

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