This week, E-matters encroaching into our lives, and a conversation with George Friedman.

It's not often we will play music but with the death of Mac Rebennack, aka Dr John, it would have been unthinkable not to.

Thank you to those of you who emailed comments. Saturday's NZ Herald column is a tribute to a man who was very special to me.

Also – a comment on the "inch by inch" encroachment of E matters into our lives.


California sets the Progressive pace in yet another first.

And coffee, good or bad for you?

Conversation this week is with George Friedman. China, NZ Trump, Brexit and the future of the UK.

Next week, climate change.

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