The economic and political case for restrictive supply-side climate policies.
We all want carbon emissions reduced and fast – well all of us apart from the few Neanderthals that have an ideological opposition to the science.
For the everyday Kiwi the most obvious outcome is that house prices and rents are rising year on year, significantly faster than wages.
The government is set to break its pre-election promise not to introduce any new taxes till 2020. Should we be happy about it?
To be clear, TOP policy will actually give more money to those pensioners who really need it. The impact will be on those like Gareth and Winston Peters.
Why is home ownership such a holy grail for New Zealanders that we will bust our balls to get on the ladder, no matter how hard it is?
To be clear our assessment is strictly about whether the policies announced are substantive, and will likely deliver what their promotors assert.
Yes, it is just the start of their first term in Government after 9 years in opposition, and no one is denying the fantastic impact Jacinda’s emergence has had on politics in our country. But..
New Zealand has managed to saddle itself with big debts to foreigners. And it’s not the government that has done it..
Conversations around cannabis should not focus solely on medicinal effects, it is a red herring. We should instead be exploring full legalisation
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