Max Rashbrooke, Guardian, 24 August 2021 Some British media have been mocking New Zealand for going into Covid lockdown over one case, but it’s hard to find downsides to the approach Physician, heal thyself. This phrase has been in my thoughts ever since global media outlets, most of
– Max Rashbrooke and Peter Skilling Mon 7 Jun 2021 04.25 BST Jacinda Ardern can take heart: in the last decade, public attitudes have swung sharply against New Zealand’s persistently high levels of economic inequality. Space has opened up for her to pursue the egalitarian agenda
Peter Malcolm for Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. – Closing the Gap The recently announced changes to the way health is administered in New Zealand are long overdue. We do not need 20 separate health authorities in New Zealand as the responses to the pandemic has illus
Finland is rarely mentioned as an example by leftists and Greens who want to build a better future. Yet this little-noticed country is one of the most equal, peaceful and happiest on the planet. Danny Dorling and Annika Koljonen explain how Finland came to demonstrate the benefits of
Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most. Read the full article here
“ THIS WEEK“Investors” — that sober-sounding euphemism for Wall Street speculators — seem quite pleased over the results of last Tuesday’s Election Day. They see a weak, “divided” government ahead, and that prospect sent private equity kingpin fortunes soaring last week. So how
Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc is a national volunteer organisation trying to tackle the wealth inequality and the social problems that it causes. We want a fairer and more equal New Zealand, for all.