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A bit wet lately

Written By: - Date published: 12:31 pm, June 30th, 2016 - 105 comments

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Emmerson on the land tax

Written By: - Date published: 8:27 am, April 27th, 2016 - 38 comments

Emmerson land tax

Gould on the TPP

Written By: - Date published: 8:41 am, October 8th, 2015 - 59 comments

Bryan Gould on the TPP: “…it is about managed, not free, trade – and trade that is managed in the interests of large, international, and mainly US corporations.”

Key is going. Now who pays?

Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, December 4th, 2009 - 18 comments

So John Key has finally dropped his veils* and is going to Copenhagen. Well, Rob Emmerson correctly predicted how the ineffectual Emissions Trading Scheme amendments by NACT did wind up. Taxpayers pay almost all of the cost, our kids pay even more, and polluters have no incentive to reduce emissions. Now imagine what happens when […]

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