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Nobody really knows what monetary policy is nor do we understand how it works. Resident political commentator Jade D’Hack explains why it is important and the ways it affects our lives.
I mean, yes, it sucks that we are all in bajillions of dollars of debt, and yes, probably all the money that we do have should go on important shit like text books and paying off our credit cards and stuff, but sometimes I can’t help getting a little bit YOLO about it. Life is for living, money is for spending, maybe happiness is more important than financial security?
There’s an important phenomenon at work in the global economy at the moment, little-noted amongst all the mainstream noise. While inequality within countries is, broadly speaking, increasing, inequality between countries is decreasing.
Back in the day, every flat would have a bench-top glass jar that everyone put money into and that all of the expenses were paid from. Nowadays, however, flats are far more savvy and have replaced the bench-top glass jar with internet banking and automatic payments…
Duncan and Cam chatted to Girol Karacaoglu, the Chief Economist of the Treasury, and the man who controls the levers of power.
Jordan McCluskey takes a look at the hazards of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
This year’s election campaign will focus on inequality in New Zealand, and which party will do best to address it. For all the noise, it doesn’t seem anyone in the debate is saying much apart from buzzwords. Duncan and Cam asked some questions to get to the heart of the issue.
The WINZ experience is far worse for those society views less favourably. What happens when we’re no longer protected by the safety net of a student loan?