Dear Jacinda (Ardern)

What a wonderful breath of fresh air you are to world politics. If only we had leaders like you in this and other countries. I love you…and so does my wife! Here’s why.Read More »

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO ‘FACTS’ IN DEVELOPING POLICY AND CHOOSING OUR LEADERS?

Those decrying Brexit and the rise of Trumpism point to the victory of emotion and lies over facts and evidence in determining policies and choosing leaders.  The role of the media in providing ‘balanced’ coverage allows emotion, lies and facts to be equally reported, providing credibility to fictions.  Whatever happened to ‘facts’?  Why don’t facts trump lies in complex policy decisions?Read More »