"The ultimate political triumph of European institutions and of austerity over the Greek government, [Yanis] Varoufakis believes, is producing a vicious cycle of recession and further political repression."
If you are force-armed to install some cameras, make sure you install a redundant system with some pinhole lenses in the walls. Feed the video and sound to a local amateurish-looking cache (a laptop running a VM?) and copy it to the cloud; if the cops find the local copy, they might stop looking.
It might be part of the problem: without an body of what Canadians call 'sober second thought', the Kiwi government has no backstop to prevent it from going completely stupid.
Also: there's a minimum number of countries which, if it's met, puts the TPP in effect for the other countries, even if they didn't agree to the agreement. From the Wiki page: ".. it will enter into force after ratification by at least 6 states which together have a GDP of more than 85% of the GDP of all signatories."
Years ago, I remember reading a study that found that, if you performed life-extending exercise regularly, your lifespan would be extended by roughly the amount of time you spent exercising. The authors reported the findings are somewhat disheartening.
So if you do exercise, so something you'll enjoy doing.
..why don't governments? (Look, I know why, but humour me, here.)
Government Ministers/Secretaries of Trade should fund the ISDS bodies then issue Dumbledore-style warnings to the CEOs of the type: "None Shall Pass! We have a building full of salaried lawyers who will bleed you dry."
Often, when I come across a person who's arguing for or is only aware of the 'usual' way to peel bananas (usually they're complaining about how difficult it is, how they need to use a knife, etc, etc), I like to point them to one of many Youtube videos that show how chimpanzees peel bananas.
Google it yourself. It just might change your life. Or not.