Well, for a start they couldn't consult Twitter, Facebook or any other internet social media before making a politically self serving decision, as the Greens did with the Red Peak flag flim flam.
Published: 11 October 2015
Imagine that you are living at the bottom of a well and you cannot get out. You do not drown because there is very little water and you do not starve because a “generous” government throws you enough food to keep you alive. You know that there is a better world outside of the well, where for some ...
Published: 04 September 2015
Following a viewing I had of a half hour interview with John Key on the CNBC television channel , I have reached the conclusion that in foreign affairs our Prime Minister is hedging his bets, not that that would be strange to a former currency trader.
Published: 20 August 2015
"Across the country, the poorest queue at soup kitchens, while [the] well dressed citizens, too proud to queue, wait for restaurants to close so they can rummage through the bins." [London Sunday Times 5-7-15]. The newspaper was reporting about those living in Greece. But trans-positioning situati...
Published: 01 August 2015
All loans made to the Greek Government or to its central bank by the IMF or the European Central Bank, or other banks, has been made with money created out of thin air – it is not money from depositors.
Greek citizens are under no obligation to repay them, nor any interest on them, and G...
The result of the Greek referendum on whether to accept stringent debt repayment conditions has done nothing to avert Greeks, their children, and grandchildren from a potential life of financial enslavement to foreign groups.
I want to pose three questions: What do we believe most Kiwi's want? Do we believe the system, both political and economic we currently operate under, delivers what it should to most Kiwis? If we believe that it doesn't, then what needs to change to improve things?
James Shaw doesn't know the password. For those who have no idea who James Shaw is, he is the new Green Party leader, or rather part leader.
The first government in 43 years to raise social welfare benefits above inflation is not an indication that National has any intention or objective of tackling the problem of financial poverty and inequality in New Zealand. However a hint of tax cuts in election year 2017 by Bill English is a sign...
Pattrick Smellie’s article in this week’s Listener - “To TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) or not TPP” - sheds some welcome light on an international agreement currently being negotiated in secret that very few appear to be aware of (at least the Listener’s readers are no longer in the dark).