Business & Economics
The United States and China have been embroiled in a trade war with each country continuing to raise tariffs placed on goods traded between the two nations.
Seven academics discuss Brexit. What is in the deal? And what does it mean?
Marco Springmann explores the benefits of implementing a tax on meat.
Is Auckland’s food security under threat from urban sprawl? Alexander Louis explores.
World hunger has risen for three straight years, and climate change is a cause according to Jessica Eise and Kenneth Foster.
Clean green beef no longer on our menu? How feedlots are changing the face of the New Zealand agri-food system
Madeline Shelling outlines how feedlots have changed the face of the New Zealand agri-food system.
The internet has done a lot, but so far little for economic growth as Chris Doucouliagos and Tom Stanley explain.
How wholesome is your local wholefoods store? Morgan Renata investigates.
With more scientists saying we should give up meat for the sake of the environment, are insects the answer to food insecurity?
2017 saw the highest international tourism numbers in seven years. However, there is a cost as Archana Chand explains.
Paul Griffin explores whether taxing carbon would work as a policy to combat fossil fuel emissions.
In 2015 tourism overtook dairying to become New Zealand’s largest export earner. Harvey Perkins and Christopher Rosin discuss how the tourism industry has made money off the land.
In an extract from the new book “The New Biological Economy: How New Zealanders are Creating Value from the Land,” Richard Le Heron brings into question the future of dairying in New Zealand.
What next for space travel? Joel Wooten investigates.
Amanda M. Countryman explains how the “new” NAFTA is different from the old one.
What does it mean to be responsible? And how has neoliberalism changed our conception of personal responsibility?
While historically financiers have funded some of the worse of human rights abuses, finances also enabled great human leaps. David Kinley argues that it is time to alter the financial system for the good of humanity.
The recent US Open women’s tennis final was overshadowed by controversy around sexism in sport. Are there double standards at play and why are women not treated equally?
Can immigration lead to greater democratization in the world? It depends where the migrants go says, Margaret Peters.
Marc Jacobson has been working to take the world to 100% renewable energy by 2050 which he argues can slow down climate change and reverse some of the damage.