Grant Robertson has been appointed Finance Spokesman for the NZ Labout Party. He later issued a statement saying the Government's challenge was to support an economy delivering good, sustainable jobs paying decent wages. “It’s time the economy delivered for all New Zealanders, not just the fortunate few," he said. “The economy should work for people, not the other way around. I will campaign for reform to monetary policy, savings and the tax system to ensure a fair go for all, with people put first," he said.
Business is the most practical of enterprises. Philosophy is among the most abstract of all intellectual disciplines. So business and philosophy might appear to be at opposite ends of a spectrum. In fact, as Peter Day has been discovering, business people have much to learn from philosophers, whose insights could even boost a company’s profits.
“Faced with the near-universal triumph of market forces, many have concluded that capitalism has won out in a process of evolution like that which occurs among species. Intensely innovative and enormously productive, capitalism seems to have driven every other type of economy to extinction.” John Nicholas Gray is an English political philosopher with interests in analytic philosophy and the history of ideas.
The difference between Mr Robertson and Mr Little was only 1.04 percent of the overall vote, with 49.48 percent and 50.52 percent respectively, a margin that could have been wiped out if just one MP had switched sides.
The comet is currently hurtling through space at 24,600 miles per hour and its nucleus is only 2.5 miles wide. If the systems check out and a ‘Go-for-landing' is declared, the separation motors will fire at 3:46 a.m. ET Wednesday. But due to the distance between the spacecraft and Earth, it will take a further 18 minutes for the signal confirming separation to reach Earth.
Who will be the next Labour Party leader? This will be decided on 18th November.
Labour's leadership contenders do not support Prime Minister John Key's plan to help fight Islamic State in Iraq by sending military trainers. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a Sunni, extremist, jihadist unrecognized state and self-proclaimed caliphate based in Iraq and Syria in the Middle East. The group has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations, the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Canada, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia…Read