Episode 9: Managing the Economy - The Citizen's Handbook

From The Citizen's Handbook, 12:09 am on 16 April 2020

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Episode 9 - Managing the Economy (Video)

"A flat seesaw is a safe seesaw."

"A flat seesaw is a safe seesaw." Photo: Kevin & Co

What do we need to know about the New Zealand economy?  Robbie delves into the government's role in the economy and how it's regulated.  We look into how a recession and hyperinflation is avoided, and what this means for us.

"It's time for another cycle.  Yeah!"

"It's time for another cycle. Yeah!" Photo: Kevin & Co


Episode 9 - Managing the Economy (Podcast)

TPPA, CPTP, what does it all mean?  Tom Sainsbury explains while Robbie lies about the GDP.

Tom, Robbie & Finn

Tom, Robbie & Finn Photo: Kevin & Co / Tim Batt

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Finnius Teppett & Robbie Nicol

Finnius Teppett & Robbie Nicol Photo: Kevin & Co

The Citizen’s Handbook is a podcast and video series written by Robbie Nicol and Finnius Teppett, directed by Leon Wadham, and produced by Kevin & Co.

Robbie Nicol is a writer and presenter best known as the creator and host of the political comedy webseries White Man Behind A Desk.

Finnius Teppett is an award-winning writer for theatre, television, and film.

| Twitter: @robbienicol & @finni_yes | Facebook: @WhiteManBehindADesk |

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