Thanks to Colin James for pointing out that which many commentators globally have been saying for some time: the global finance system not only needs a re-think, it needs reform. Just for the record Democrats for Social Credit has not faded away, we are still here and still a registered politica...
With the news that New Zealand has a 'rock star' economy it's timely to review what has actually been achieved for New Zealanders to justify the claim.
Ten minutes of talkback radio is enough to convince one that there are a myriad of points of view on every subject, and even a discussion with mates over the All Blacks elicits a wide range of opinions.
Thank goodness you can't buy your way into Heaven - otherwise it would be filled by rich, self seeking, self gratifying, arrogant people confident of their entitlement to anything they want. However, you can buy your way into New Zealand and have your way here.
Successive governments have had an inability, under current economic parameters, to fund investment in infrastructure and in business, environmental protection and clean-up, an efficient health system, and good education, with our own resources.
New Zealanders are victims of a system whereby skilled men and women have to wait in the "market" for someone to employ them. Such is the need for money that the desperate will take anything offered especially when the alternative is either poverty or ostracism by the State's social welfare system....
Readers of my articles may have discerned a slight antagonism on my part towards bureaucracy at large, and health bureaucrats in particular. I find it distinctly gratifying therefore to note that there appears to be a growing number of people who share my annoyance.
The inequality we see in our society today isn’t a result of lower socio-economic groups not pulling their weight. Rather it is a symptom of disparities in the distribution of wealth and the steady movement of money upward.
In the last few months upwards of eight executives working in the banking and financial services sector have apparently committed suicide, a significant number of them employed by the international investment bank JP Morgan.
After the overthrowing of a gang of corrupt politicians and establishment sidekicks in Ukraine, locals should look to New Zealand to see what their future holds. And it is not as rosy as Ukrainians may have hoped.