Lyndon Hood - still not quite caught up but here's the latest thing
Friday, May 20, 2016
Work And Grimmcome
A rich man's wife became sick, and when she felt that her end was drawing near, she called her only daughter to her bedside and said, "Dear child, remain pious and good, and our social welfare safety net will prevent your standard of living ever falling below an acceptable minimum level." Then she closed her eyes and died. More>>
Labels: Cinderella, emergency housing, fairy tales, nz politics, satire, welfare, winz, Work and Income New Zealand
Lyndon Hood - sort of catching up but not quite
Lyndon Hood: Caught With Your Panamas Down
Scoop: Hello there.
Person in charge of Policy Formation on Foreign Things: Hi.
S: Can I ask your name?
P: You certainly can.
S: Well, then.
P: You usually don't though. In practice.
S: Why not?
P: I might not want to tell you. Or it might be inconvenient for you to know, I suppose. I have to know my name though, so that's all right. It's called disclosure. All above board.
S: Well I have to assume it is. Basically I'm taking this on…
S: … trust.
P: Yes, that's the exact word. It's a completely transparent disclosure regime. More>>
Labels: foreign trusts, nz politics, panama papers, satire, tax havens