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Crossroads and roundabouts

New Zealand needs to be presented choices for our future. It needs to have clear-cut alternatives offered by its parties. It needs to ensure that we solve today’s problems and not leave them to future generations. [...]

Manifesto 2017

Election years should be festivals of democracy. They should be about debating novel ways of tackling our country’s most pressing problems. [...]

Manifesto 2017

Wouldn't it be good to have an election fought on the issues that matter for the future of the country? [...]

English’s super reset

It is good that Prime Minister Bill English has restarted the Super debate. However, his plans could have been better. [...]

The wrong type of home ownership

We should not regard the homeownership rate as the most important measure of a functioning housing market. Just because the ownership rate is falling does not tell us much on its own. Neither is a high ownership rate necessarily a positive. [...]

A robo-tax

Bill Gates wants a tax on robots. But what about all the other things that have made us ever made more productive? [...]