This week, the great teachers' strike - 50,000 of them. Primary and secondary, apparently an historic occasion ... coming to all the schools near you.

Reportedly, two-thirds of the 50,000 are union members. Students reactions range from "terrific" to "what are they? A bunch of wimps? Take the whole week off!"

Changes to the governance of the Reserve Bank means a committee now makes decisions. Committees tend to be political.

Dr Greg Clydesdale, the author of The Politically Correct Economy, discusses the state of the NZ economy now, what we've done wrong and what we need to do - it's not flattering.

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