Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, June 20th, 2017 - 101 comments
Max Rasbrooke has done an analysis of donations to political parties, and raises the concern that donations buy influence. There is a solution to this problem.
Written By: - Date published: 9:40 am, November 24th, 2015 - 22 comments
Max Rashbrooke has another excellent piece in The Guardian, on inequality and on the ways he has been attacked for his writings on this issue.
Written By: - Date published: 9:34 am, August 18th, 2015 - 7 comments
While we devote acres of pixels to flag distractions and “celebrity” nonsense, the health of the nation goes largely unremarked. Was there any MSM coverage of the latest Ministry of Social Development report – Household Incomes in New Zealand: trends in indicators of inequality and hardship 1982 to 2014?
Written By: - Date published: 3:52 pm, April 24th, 2015 - 452 comments
A great illustration of the gap between money-rich and money-poor in NZ.
Written By: - Date published: 7:50 am, December 12th, 2014 - 181 comments
Message to today’s anonymous Herald editorialist – competition doesn’t close the inequality gap, it widens it. In other news, black is black not white, and water is wet. How can you write such drivel?
Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, July 20th, 2013 - 139 comments
Yesterday The Herald ran two pieces on the latest Ministry of Social Development’s report on household income. They have very different conclusions – Brian Fallow’s Rising inequality largely a myth and Max Rashbrooke’s Rich get richer. The poor? Have a guess. So who’s right?