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Government Please Be Part Of The Team

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 11:55 am | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Our country has pulled together to protect the potentially vulnerable from Covid 19. We worried about the elderly and those with underlying health conditions and chose an inconvenient lockdown to save these people, and everybody else, from the ... More >>

Low Income Families Are In Crisis

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 5:24 pm | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Helping Low Income Families cope in this time of crisis is critical to their survival says Peter Malcolm Spokesperson for Income Equality Aotearoa NZ Inc—“Closing the Gap” Families on low incomes need and deserve all the financial help they can ... More >>

Massive Social Housing Build Required To Tackle NZ’s Human Rights Crisis

Sunday, 23 February 2020, 6:14 pm | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Political parties must, this election year, pledge to press forward with a massive build of “social” homes to tackle New Zealand’s human rights crisis in housing, a move that will also help reduce inequality, Peter Malcolm, spokesperson for the ... More >>

Importance of Higher Taxes on High Incomes

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 5:48 pm | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Recent announcements from the Tax Working Group regarding a Capitak Gains Tax and increase in income for the lowest paid is a good start but have not hit hard enough on the highest earners, says Equality Network, Closing the Gap. More >>

Inequality in Wages & SelfEmployment 19982015

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:34 am | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Shrinking portions to low and middleincome earners. Bill Rosenberg covers inequality in wages and self-employment from 1998-2015. This is an important read for those interested in reducing income equality – Click here for full CTU report ENDS More >>

NZ Housing Crisis: Govt Tinkers While Families Suffer

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 11:56 am | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

It’s still winter, it’s still cold and there’s still too little action on housing, Peter Malcolm, spokesperson for the income equality project Closing the Gap, said today. More >>

Time to Turn up the Pressure on Candidates

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 5:18 pm | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Polls are showing that inequality is a top voter concern (Roy-Morgan and UMR Polls) The income equality group Closing the Gap is urging New Zealanders to push parties and candidates hard on inequality in the last few weeks of the election campaign. More >>

Bad Tax Policy Feeding Inequality, Study Shows

Monday, 31 July 2017, 1:50 pm | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Bad Tax Policy Feeding Inequality, Study Shows A new study from Oxfam shows the government's failure to introduce fair taxes is a key cause of New Zealand's persistently high level of inequality, Peter Malcolm, spokesperson for the income equality project ... More >>

Closing the Gap on CEO's salaries

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 9:07 am | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Businesses with top-heavy CEO pay packets are not good corporate citizens and need to be held to account for their contribution to New Zealand’s harmful levels of inequality, Peter Malcolm, spokesman for the income equality project Closing the ... More >>

Prime Minister John Key resigns

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 10:31 am | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

There will be mixed feelings throughout the country about Key’s resignation says Peter Malcolm spokesperson for Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. -- Closing the Gap More >>

UBI: Universal Basic Income or Uneducated, Biased Idiots?

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 9:22 am | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Given the handwringing and whining that has accompanied Labour’s announcement that it is investigating a Universal Basic Income, you would think the opposition party had announced a new flag referendum. More >>

Lobby group delighted with Parliamentary pay decision

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 3:36 pm | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

“We are delighted to see that the politicians have recognised the greed and selfishness embodied in their initial response to their remuneration increases and are now proposing to amend the appropriate legislation. About time! ” More >>

OECD Report on effect of inequality on the NZ economy

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 9:59 am | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

On the issue of inequality and its effects, once again ideology triumphs over research. Minister of Finance Bill English disagrees with a recent OECD report and he doesn’t accept its findings, even though the report is based on solid research, says Peter ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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