Category Archives: New Zealand

Workers’ parties in NZ and Australia compete to be the most neoliberal

The Italian elections were held last Sunday (March 4, 2018) and the results are devastating for the Europhiles that think that the EU and the Eurozone, in particular, can be reformed to bring the people together in some sort of … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Fiscal Statements, New Zealand | 21 Comments

When neo-liberal masquerades as anti-establishment

Regular readers will know I was doing some speaking engagements in New Zealand a few weeks ago. Please read my blogs – Travelling all day today but here is something to watch and listen to and Reflections on a visit … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Economics, New Zealand, Politics | 24 Comments

Reflections on a visit to New Zealand

Last Friday, I gave a public lecture organised by the strategy group Strategy2040 and the full presentation is available on YouTube – Thinking in a Modern Monetary Theory Way (I made it available in yesterday’s blog). After that presentation I … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Economics, Framing and Language, New Zealand | 31 Comments

Travelling all day today but here is something to watch and listen to

I am travelling most of today and thus my usual blog will resume tomorrow. Yesterday, an interview that I did for RadioNZ (the public broadcaster) on Friday was aired on their popular Sunday Show. You can access the interview overleaf. … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Admin, Debriefing 101, New Zealand | 24 Comments

Travelling to the land of the long white cloud today

I am travelling for most of today to New Zealand (Wellington) to honour some engagements promoting a new political movement that is keen to use Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) as a basis for a progressive political agenda in a nation … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Admin, Music, New Zealand | 12 Comments

The comeback of conservative ideology

Today I have been writing about the resurgence of the conservative ideology. Some are even saying the crisis is over. Others are more circumspect and try to appear reasonable – “it is not the time to cut back yet but … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Economics, New Zealand | 4 Comments