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Lars Ivarsson - On Social Democracy

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 6:08 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

When you come from Sweden to Auckland to do a PhD in philosophy on the underlying thinking behind social democracy in the contemporary age you want to cause ripples. Indeed, more than ripples. You want to use the insight to clarify purpose and direction. ... More >>

Terry Boucher - How The Covid-19 Crisis Could Change Our Tax System

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 11:48 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Covid has challenged economic orthodoxy. It challenges prevailing theory, how the state supports economic wellbeing and argues evidentially for the way economic practice must be focused on a fair, stable, sustainable habitat for all. Any recovery requires ... More >>

Fabian Society Events Postponement

Monday, 23 March 2020, 2:16 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

These are extraordinary times. COVID-19 is changing the world as we know it. In the light of the Ministry of Health guidelines, I write to advise that we have decided not to continue to hold public meetings for the time being. It’s great to have ... More >>

Max Harris: Reclaiming an Independent Foreign Policy 31 May

Monday, 21 May 2018, 12:34 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

New Zealand has drifted from its commitment to independent foreign policy in recent years. This talk explains that recent history - and sets out the elements of an effective, independent foreign policy. It then makes some practical suggestions about new directions ... More >>

Basic Income: The Case for a Significant New Policy

Monday, 28 August 2017, 8:54 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

In conjunction with Basic Income New Zealand and Auckland Debating Society, we present Guy Standing, leading international speaker on Basic Income, author of The Precariat , with as a panel to respond to his presentation, Sue Bradford and Keith Rankin. More >>

Twyford & Genter 31 July - Peter O'Connor 27 July

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 5:17 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Remiinder - Prof. Peter O’Connor - Resetting the focus and values of New Zealand Education - 27 July - AKL More >>

Fabian Society - Resetting The Focus & Values of NZ Society

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:12 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Prof. Peter O’Connor - Resetting the core focus and values of New Zealand Education - 27 July - AKL More >>

Tax and Fairness - Deborah Russell & Terry Baucher

Monday, 3 July 2017, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Restoring fairness to tax systems is a critical debate. While fairness and consistency has been a quest for many there are those who want will want to duck and dive … to avoid the system. Deborah Russell and Terry Baucher have written Tax and Fairness ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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