Natasha Poole

New Zealand’s Three Waters scheme a debt trap?

6 July 2022 6:00 am

The Three Waters is part of the New Zealand Labour Party’s drive to create an idealistic vision of co-governance between…

Back to gold

24 June 2022 7:00 am

With the ASX having hit its lowest point since December 2020 earlier this week, and housing prices in major cities…

Wokeness, welfare, and societal decline

18 June 2022 8:00 am

Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Today’s fiddle is ‘Woke’ and it will be the West’s undoing if left unchecked. Busy…

Crypto: the opposite of a Kantian investment

8 June 2022 2:00 pm

‘Fashion is a form of ugliness so despicable it has to be changed every six months.’ – Oscar Wilde.  Therein…

The Pacific flirts with China at its own risk

3 June 2022 1:00 pm

Forewarned is forearmed… As China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, visits the nations of the Pacific, the rest of the world…

Will Albo follow in the footsteps of Jacinda Ardern?

18 May 2022 12:30 pm

Will the Australian Labor Party follow in the footsteps of New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern? Australia is one of the least…

Karl Marx wouldn’t fancy Xi Jinping

8 May 2022 11:00 am

The essence of communism (in case you haven’t managed to grab a copy of Karl Marx’s The Communist Manifesto), is that everything…

Mandatory voting: a moral obligation

30 April 2022 10:00 am

Australia is one of only 22 countries in the world that has compulsory voting for all citizens. Out of these…

New Zealand 'trusts' China on extradition

24 April 2022 4:00 am

New Zealand’s Foreign Minister, under Ardern’s Labour government, has set another scary precedent in relation to China. ‘I don’t think…

Spotting cracks in the first home deposit scheme

15 April 2022 2:00 pm

Canberra’s extension of the First Home Deposit Scheme, Regional Home and Family Home Guarantees is set to put another 50,000 Australians…

Crypto, hypocrisy, and the end of capitalism

6 April 2022 12:00 pm

China’s attempt to usurp the USD could turn out to be the beginning of crypto regulation and the end of…