My body, my choice? Not this time

My body, my choice? Not this time

By Mike Lee Mike Lee argues that the rights of other people to remain free from harm overrides freedom of choice. Over the last 18 months, most businesses have had a passive role in New Zealand’s Covid-19 recovery plan. The Government has been calling all the shots...
What next for Aotearoa’s COVID strategy?

What next for Aotearoa’s COVID strategy?

By Michael Plank The COVID-zero strategy may be past its use-by date, but New Zealand still has a vaccination advantage. The announcement today that New Zealand will introduce a vaccination certificate by November is welcome news. Whether by “carrot” or “stick”,...
How can we reduce inequities in Aotearoa? ▶

How can we reduce inequities in Aotearoa? ▶

Around the world, Covid-19 has exposed and deepened existing social inequities. Frontline workers are typically low paid and often from disadvantaged groups. Women have borne the brunt of caring responsibilities during the pandemic which has had negative effects on...
Is COVID causing a rise in digital nomads?

Is COVID causing a rise in digital nomads?

By Shaun Busuttil Nomads have historically been seen as a threat, but several countries around the world are now actively seeking to attract this growing digital legion through new remote work visas.  The coronavirus pandemic has nudged the world into a transitory...