The economic reforms of the 1980s and 1990s in New Zealand rescued the country from the extreme interventions of Robert Muldoon, which were misguided attempts to re-invent New Zealand’s economy after Britain dumped us as one of it’s primary producers and to deal with the oil shocks of the late 80s. 835 more words
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Poor dear old Jim Bolger. He wrote me a lovely letter for my wedding back in 1992. Sadly his latest musing shows he’s quite possibly lost his marbles as he tries to re-write a bit of history.
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David Seymour comments on Jim Bolger’s bewildered rant against neoliberalism: Jim Bolger is now parroting online social justice warriors, complaining about ‘neo-liberalism’. He is wrong that neoliberalism has led to inequality globally, global absolute poverty recently fell below 10 per cent for the first time in history.