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Leroy Beckett - A New Kiwi Dream? A Generation Zero perspect

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 11:42 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

The shape of our cities and our transport systems matter for building a successful low carbon society. Work by the New Climate Economy, the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, affirms that compact urban development with strong public transport ... More >>

The Future of Journalism and our Democracy

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 9:38 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Journalism is a critical part of a healthy democracy. But today it is under pressure from all sides – internet is changing how we consume media, entertainment is preferred to journalism, media owners scout round for new business models and the notions of ... More >>

The Future of Journalism and our Democracy

Friday, 24 April 2015, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Journalism is a critical part of a healthy democracy. But today it is under pressure from all sides – internet is changing how we consume media, entertainment is preferred to journalism, media owners scout round for new business models and the notions of ... More >>

Dr Bill McArthur - Understanding Adam Smith

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:32 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Dr Bill McArthur - Understanding Adam Smith: how the invisible hand beats the smart trick to create the common good More >>

Preparing the Ground for the Next Progressive Majority

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 2:08 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

The Destination will be an extended session intended for those who wish to see a change of government in 2017 to one with a more progressive social democratic policy agenda and ethos. More >>

The Continuing Threat of a Failed Financial System

Monday, 23 March 2015, 11:55 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

How serious is the threat of current banking and finance systems to a stable, safe and secure future? Is there an easy fix, or is drastic reform needed? Is the state of the financial and banking sector so bad that it is driving us into real social ... More >>

High Noon for the TPPA

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:27 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Jane Kelsey's recent op-ed in the NZ Herald noted that if TPPA is going to be part of Obama’s legacy he will want the deal done soon – by June at the latest! She argued that the technical details are ‘largely over’ and the negotiations have ... More >>

Prof. Jane Kelsey & Prof David Coats Fabian Events In March

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 7:58 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

The TPPA is nearing crunch time and I would like to remind you that Professor Jane Kelsey will provide an update on Wednesday March 4th at 5:30pm at Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace, Wellington. Jane will be joined by Simon Terry of SustainabilityNZ ... More >>

Prof Jane Kelsey - The TPPA End-game

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 1:43 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Prof Jane Kelsey - The TPPA End-game - Wednesday March 4 Connolly Hall Wellington 5:30pm More >>

The Precariat Charter - Professor Guy Standing

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:28 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Professor Guy Standing will discuss the ideas in his new book 'A Precariat Charter; from Denizens to Citizens" in Wellington on Thursday 19 February at St John's Church Hall, Willis Street at 5:30pm. More >>

The Enduring Legacy of Neo-Liberalism

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Sir Ted Thomas will discuss "The Enduring Legacy of Neo-Liberalism" on Wednesday 11 February at Connolly Hall, Guildford Street, Wellington at 5:30pm. Sir Edmund argues that the gross inequality in income and wealth which besets New Zealand ... More >>

Fabian Society: 2015 Prospect and 2014 Wrap-up

Sunday, 18 January 2015, 10:19 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

February 2015 will start with presentations from Sir Ted Thomas on “The enduring Legacy of Neo-Liberalism” in Wellington on Febrary 11 and in Auckland from Louise Humpage on “Policy Change, social attitudes and citizenship” . Professor Guy ... More >>

Fiscal Sustainability & Economic Diversification

Monday, 10 November 2014, 11:09 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to remind and invite you to hear Brian Easton and Wayne Mapp who will discuss and debate issues surrounding fiscal sustainability in superannuation and health care, and New Zealand's economic diversification. These are highly important ... More >>

Fabian Debate: Fiscal Sustainability and Economic Diversity

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 10:37 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to invite you to hear Brian Easton and Wayne Mapp discuss and debate issues surrounding fiscal sustainability in superannuation and health care, and New Zealand's economic diversification. More >>

Narratives from the 2014 Election: What do we learn?

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:41 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Narratives from the 2014 Election: What do we learn? - Sue Bradford, Russell Brown & Kirk Serpes discuss. More >>

Narratives from the 2014 Election: what do we learn?

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 10:45 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to invite you to a Fabians Reflection on "Dirty Politics, Dotcom and Labour’s worst result" with Colin James, Keith Ng, Stephanie Rodgers and Richard Harman. They will provide a debrief of analysis and lessons from the 2014 ... More >>

Upcoming Fabian Events in Auckland

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Sue Bradford’s PhD thesis, 'A major left wing think tank in Aotearoa — an impossible dream or a call to action?' looked at why no major left wing think tank has developed in Aotearoa and whether the left in 2010-2013 was fertile for such a development ... More >>

Upcoming Fabian Events in Auckland

Monday, 28 July 2014, 11:00 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Sue Bradford ’s PhD thesis, 'A major left wing think tank in Aotearoa—an impossible dream or a call to action?' looked at why no major left wing think tank has developed in Aotearoa and whether the left in 2010-2013 was fertile for such a development ... More >>

Inequality in NZ: why don't we talk more about wealth?

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

'Occupy said the problem was the 1% in control. Now they are being reduced to the 0.1% who have the real control. We need to find a way out of this capture or we'll all go down with that last ton of coal' More >>

An Economy for a Resilient World

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Robert Howell has recently returned from Canberra where he worked part-time with the Australian Quaker Peace and Earthcare Committees. During his time in Australia he also helped establish the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility to ... More >>

 

 

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