Posts Tagged ‘germany’

Germany and New Zealand Redux

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, December 20th, 2017 - 10 comments

New Zealand and Germany are both successful societies, with proportional democracies, strong economies, underpinned by strong public institutions and legal frameworks, and consistently believe that we are going in the right direction.  But both countries rely on MMP and coalition governments.  What will happen to the support parties?

Time for the Robin Hood tax!

Written By: - Date published: 8:22 am, August 20th, 2011 - 21 comments

France and Germany are leading the way on the “Robin Hood” tax, and a Europe wide implementation could be the next step.  Bring it on!

Germany abandons nuclear power

Written By: - Date published: 7:22 am, March 25th, 2011 - 30 comments

The world will gradually be forced to abandon fossil fuels.  Fukushima (and Chernobyl, and Three Mile Island) show us that we can’t trust nuclear power.  It has to be green, renewable energy sources.  Can’t be done?  Germany thinks it can.

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