The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 14th February 2018

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3 Comments

  1. esoteric pineapples says:

    I wonder how long it will be before Ritchie McCaw is shoulder tapped for a list National seat, followed in a couple of years as leader of the National Party

  2. CLEANGREEN says:

    US Economist; on Radio NZ ‘Nine to noon broadcast; http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/20180214

    Noted US guest Economist Laurence Kotlikoff has been described as one of the 25 most influential economists in the world. He’s also a New York Times best-selling author. He is in New Zealand as a Sir Douglas Myers Visiting Professor to the University of Auckland Business School who worked inside past US Governments is discussing the NZ/US/EU economies with Kathryn Ryan.

    He says we are headed for a large economic correction because our Government is still using a flawed “accounting” system that is geared to false commercial modelling.

    This is leaving out “real liabilities” so the economy looks much heathier & good, but is actually leading future debts to the future generations. Called “generational economics”

    http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/library

    http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/live/national
    10:05 The US is broke, ready for new world order?
    He’s described the US as broke and is predicting its economy to go the way of the British Empire. Kathryn Ryan talks to the outspoken American economist Professor Laurence Kotlikoff about why he thinks that the biggest world hitters by the end of the century will be sub-Saharan Africa, then India, then the Middle East, followed by China.
    Laurence Kotlikoff has been described as one of the 25 most influential economists in the world. He’s also a New York Times best-selling author. He is in New Zealand as a Sir Douglas Myers Visiting Professor to the University of Auckland Business School.