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Ideas@TheCentre 19

Vol. 5 No. 2010 (May, 2010)

Freedom quote of the week:

‘The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.’

- Eleanor Holmes Norton

  • A simple idea for our ever more complicated bureaucracy
    Oliver Marc Hartwich | 21 May 2010
    I must be a fairly complicated person, at least if Remy de Gourmont is to be believed. The French poet once claimed that ‘very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.’
    Well, I had one very simple idea a few months ago – and I am still trying to figure out whether it actually makes any sense.
  • NZ’s budget surprise
    Luke Malpass | 21 May 2010
    A hike in GST and concurrent reduction in personal income tax rates have been the worst kept political secret in New Zealand. But the extent of the cuts and improved debt outlook, revealed in yesterday’s budget, have surprised many.
  • Tax and the City
    Jeremy Sammut | 21 May 2010
    To borrow a line, I want to tell you about a girl.