BLOG - Productivity and why it's important
In the recent Speech from the Throne the National-led Government stated its commitment to “build a productive and competitive economy.” This pledge to boost New Zealand’s productivity comes in the context of the oft talked about income gap between New Zealand and other developed countries, like Australia. But why is this income gap important in the first place and what does it have to do with productivity?
BLOG - The tragedy of Brittany Maynard
When we create categories of people whose lives fall outside the protection of the law, we change the way we as a society view the value of those lives. We believe the Brittany Maynards of the world who tell us that life is only valuable if it is without pain, without difficulty. We believe it about ourselves, and we believe it about those around us.