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14/6/17 Rosenberg - What would a people's Budget look like?

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 10:42 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

The election-year Budget is always a big part of a Government’s campaign for re-election. If it’s possible, there’s even more spin than usual. The bank economists and the business lobbyists take every opportunity to tell us "it’s good for us ... More >>

Social Investment: Promise, Pitfalls and Prospects

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:53 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to invite you to hear Professor Jonathan Boston discuss this subject at 5:30pm on Thursday 22nd June at Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace, Wellington. More >>

The looming election: a union perspective - Wed 17 May

Monday, 15 May 2017, 9:39 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Working people in unions made a major advance recently with pay equity. Unions make the difference winning rights for workers, secure hours and being heard in the economy. There is still much to be done though, and many workers are missing out on decent ... More >>

Michael Cullen and Mike O’Brien: Menace of social investment

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:57 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Sir Michael Cullen and Mike O’Brien - The menace of the social investment approach! - Thurs May 4th - Auckland More >>

Alan Johnson - ‘Off the Track’ - State of the Nation report

Friday, 21 April 2017, 1:47 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

'Off the Track' is the 10th State of the Nation Report from The Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit. It draws on the picture of the tramping tracks so familiar to many Kiwis. Walking these tracks requires frequent checking of maps and track markers ... More >>

Alan Johnson - ‘Off the Track’ - 2017 State of the Nation

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:23 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Alan Johnson - ‘Off the Track’ - 2017 State of the Nation report - Thurs March 2nd - Auckland More >>

Scoop Mayoral Forum September 13

Friday, 2 September 2016, 10:34 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Scoop, New Zealand's leading independent news site, is organising a special one-off event, the Wellington Wannabe Mayors Forum , at 5:30 for 6pm on Tuesday, September 13th at the stylish Prefab Hall on Jessie Street. More >>

Roger Horrocks - Reinventing New Zealand

Monday, 4 July 2016, 11:47 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Roger Horrocks, Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Auckland, is the author of ‘Re-inventing New Zealand’, a recently published collection of essays which looks at how New Zealand has ‘been invented and re-invented’ over the course ... More >>

Kiwi Values: is the political landscape shifting?

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

When a rich body of data becomes accessible it is not just the academics who become interested. There is food for thought here for everyone. We now have a good deal of recent survey data and analysis on ‘Kiwi values’. It gives us the basis to ... More >>

Dr Bill Rosenberg and Dr Geoff Bertram

Monday, 11 April 2016, 4:41 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

You are warmly invited to hear Dr Bill Rosenberg and Dr Geoff Bertram discuss this issue at 5:30pm on Tuesday April 12th at Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace, Wellington. More >>

Pay Equity - Human service work

Monday, 11 April 2016, 11:44 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Successive governments have chosen to outsource an expanding range of services. Either way, as public or private services, much human service work is gendered, not paid anywhere near what a male workforce might expect and is at the mercy of contractors ... More >>

Universal basic Income - is it enough?

Monday, 15 February 2016, 9:43 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Its about equity, a distributive state and the capacity for people to shape their own lives. Debate on a Universal Basic Income – or the big Kahuna - has been round for a while. The amount of poverty, the levels of inequality and the dearth of media ... More >>

National Day of Action Against the TPPA

Friday, 13 November 2015, 2:22 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Over several years the Fabian Society has brought you a range of speakers examining the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and its implications for NZ . Without exception they raised serious concerns that have yet to be openly addressed by TPPA advocates. More >>

Rethinking the prevailing orthodoxy - AKL

Saturday, 19 September 2015, 10:41 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Inclusive Capitalism or Investing for a Long Term; rethinking the prevailing orthodoxy - AKL - 22nd September More >>

Max Rashbrooke & Marianne Elliott: how we talk about poverty

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 10:34 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

UPDATE - Max Rashbrooke & Marianne Elliott - Why we need to change the way we talk about poverty and inequality More >>

Jane Kelsey on 'The FIRE Economy' - AKL - 12th August

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 7:56 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Professor Jane Kelsey is one of New Zealand’s best-known public intellectuals. She has taught at the University of Auckland since 1979. She was awarded a Marsden Grant in 2009 to review the neoliberal project in the wake of the global financial ... More >>

Why we need to change the way we talk about poverty

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 7:56 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Max Rashbrooke - Why we need to change the way we talk about poverty and inequality More >>

Jane Kelsey on "The FIRE Economy"

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 7:49 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

I would also like to invite you to hear Professor Jane Kelsey speak about her new book "The Fire Economy" at 5:30pm onWednesday August 5th at Lecture Theatre 1, Old Government Buildings, Stout Street, Wellington. More >>

Unleashing Auckland; new approaches to urban development

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 7:51 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Unleashing Auckland; how new approaches to urban development can get our biggest city moving again! More >>

Continued Threat of a Failed Financial and Banking System

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 9:10 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

It is very likely that another 2008 financial crash will occur very soon, according to Dr Robert Howell. In a presentation to the Fabian Society Dr Howell outlined the evidence, including overseas experts such as Ben Bernanke, former Chairman of the ... More >>

 

 

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