Make every day payday to foil predators
The scourge of payday lenders and high interest rates could be curbed by making workers’ wage payments available to them daily, writes Alex Sims of the University of Auckland
Teachers hope to end “near death” of arts
Children in arts-rich schools do significantly better at the basics than schools which focus on measuring literacy and numeracy outcomes., but the arts fell out of favour, writes Peter O’Connor
The truth about the Trump economy
Renowned economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz argues Donald Trump might have been a good president for the top 1 percent but has not been so for everyone else.
Why DHBs should go on the chopping block
When no other nation copies New Zealand’s district health board model, a rethink is needed.
NZ’s useful Huawei ambiguity
On some occasions the truth may set you free. But in other settings the truth can really hurt.
Why the assassin’s creed is misguided
There is no historical basis for believing that assassinations solve anything, writes Nina Khrushcheva.
The stars, the safe hands and disasters
Who will win Election 2020? Shane Te Pou picks over the political talent and gives his view
National has its own climate crisis
Judith Collins is filling the blackhole that is National’s climate policy with social media posts appealing to science deniers.