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English denies economy over environment

National leader Bill English has flatly denied putting New Zealand’s economic growth ahead of the environment. An OECD report presented in Wellington earlier this year by environment director Simon Upston revealed the model for New Zealand’s growth was largely based on exploiting natural resources and that environmental limits were beginning …

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China Economic Data Disappoints: ETFs in Focus

After releasing inflation data that beat market expectations last week, China’s economy is finally showing signs of cooling. Economic expansion in the world’s second-largest economy slowed as it posted slowest investment growth in nearly 18 years and retail sales and factory output missed expectations. Economic Data Misses Expectations China’s industrial …

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‘Why new leaders and policies are needed’

This election comes down to a simple choice on a vast array of complex issues. Rod Oram looks at National’s record and concludes more of the same won’t deliver for New Zealand. National says vote for us: Our policies have delivered what New Zealanders need, and will continue to do …

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CONNECTICUT MONEY: Hamilton’s role in America’s economy

Published 4:17 pm, Saturday, September 16, 2017 The Broadway play “Hamilton: An American Musical” is a major hit, with a second national tour planned for 2018 and a film adaptation in the works. The sold-out show retells the story of Alexander Hamilton, the nation’s first secretary of the Department of the …

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Our Constitution Wasn’t Built for This

What is surprising about the design of our Constitution is that it isn’t a class warfare constitution. Our Constitution doesn’t mandate that only the wealthy can become senators, and we don’t have a tribune of the plebs. Our founding charter doesn’t have structural checks and balances between economic classes: not …

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Nawaz Sharif has ruined Pakistan’s economy: Bilawal Bhutto

DADU: Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Sunday addressed a large gathering of his supporters Dadu city of Sindh. Bilawal paid a rich tribute to the people of Sindh, especially Dadu, for their role in movements against dictators and for the support of democratic forces. Charged Crowd is chanting …

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