Here is an interesting interview with David Cay Johnston about the growing inequality in the US and while it may be about the US I’m sure that many will recognize that the same is happening here in New Zealand too.
Yesterday we celebrated one of the most powerful speeches in human history. The speech commonly known as the “I have a dream speech” was made by a black man. His name was Dr Martin Luther King. He was not perfect. In fact he was as fallible as anybody but he was a driven man too. […]
While our National MP’s paint a picture of New Zealand as a country were everybody has a shot at luxury if only you will work for it and that you’re only poor because you won’t and therefore you don’t deserve medical assistance, free evening classes and counselling if raped when poor this research shows a […]
The 21st century Gilded Age party really got going before the U.S. economy went bust. It was a party disproportionately enjoyed by high-income Americans, the 400 wealthiest of which actually doubled their share of all U.S. income between 1996 and 2006, new statistics released by the Internal Revenue Service show. And during the first six […]