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Medically fit?

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

NZTA’s latest crackdown on Uber drivers in New Zealand includes medical fitness checks. The New Zealand Transport Agency has issued no-drive notices to Uber drivers [...]

Neoliberalism’s to blame… again.

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mike Joy's latest oped in the Dom blames neoliberalism and orthodox economics for everything from Havelock North's water problems to ignoring externalities. I think a few people need to pick up a Principles of Econ textbook. [...]

A sharp wake-up call

September 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

The New Zealand Initiative’s Head of Research hopes a story on Radio New Zealand about youth drinking serves as a sharp wake-up call about the quality of reporting on [...]

90 Days

June 17, 2016 // 4 Comments

The 90-day trial legislation: it had less effect than either side expected, but did do some good. [...]