Written By: - Date published: 1:49 pm, August 19th, 2017 - No comments
Labour’s campaign launch is this Sunday in Auckland.
Written By: - Date published: 12:41 pm, August 17th, 2017 - 7 comments
In America Donald Trump has abandoned business think tanks that he established not that long ago. During the last Labour Government Helen Clark established the Growth and Innovation Advisory Board with mixed results. What should a Jacinda Ardern led Labour-Green coalition do?
Written By: - Date published: 10:44 am, August 15th, 2017 - 65 comments
A list of Labour’s announced policies to date and an easy way to compare them to other parties’ policies.
Written By: - Date published: 1:30 pm, August 6th, 2017 - 102 comments
Labour has announced its Auckland Transport policy.
Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, July 23rd, 2017 - 63 comments
America used to be the most powerful nation in the world. But things are changing.
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, July 14th, 2017 - 54 comments
The proposed Waimea Dam in Nelson is attracting opposition from the Green Party but support from the Labour Party. Is there such a thing as a good dam project?
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, July 4th, 2017 - 9 comments
Ad asks is the world more secure than a year ago? Is the danger of serious economic crisis higher or lower? Are the institutional arrangements and norms that resolve conflicts and enhance the prospects for international cooperation more or less robust than they were in July 2016.
Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, June 25th, 2017 - 9 comments
Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand and supported by Forest and Bird have proposed that a new National Park including the Remarkables be created.
Written By: - Date published: 10:17 am, June 21st, 2017 - 54 comments
What if the left had an authoritarian populist in power and got some stuff done?
Written By: - Date published: 7:56 am, June 15th, 2017 - 116 comments
The possible introduction of debt to income lending ratios will potentially have an enormous effect on New Zealand’s housing market.
Written By: - Date published: 8:44 am, June 6th, 2017 - 55 comments
This week marks the anniversary of the Middle East six day war. How have things developed and what can be done to achieve lasting peace?
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, May 30th, 2017 - 16 comments
The history of the Korean peninsular suggests that there is more than a remote chance of nuclear war breaking out some time soon.
Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, May 15th, 2017 - 122 comments
Housing may be the issue that decides this year’s election. And if Labour wins Andrew Little will have a major crisis to deal with, one that he has to solve.
Written By: - Date published: 8:19 am, May 10th, 2017 - 9 comments
South Korea has responded to corruption allegations by electing a new president who plans to dump their equivalent of the SIS and oppressive security laws, greatly tax the wealthy, clean out corruption, and hugely strengthen the public sector.
Written By: - Date published: 7:21 am, May 8th, 2017 - 96 comments
The election of Trudeau in Canada and Macron in France suggest that the path to electoral success may be with younger fresh faced and untainted candidates.
Written By: - Date published: 8:50 am, April 30th, 2017 - 128 comments
If Labour wins in September what state infrastructure can it utilise to deliver on its promise to build tens of thousands of affordable homes?
Written By: - Date published: 8:37 am, April 26th, 2017 - 79 comments
The French Presidential run off presents worrying signs for progressives. Why is the electorate sliding to the right?