On this week's podcast:

Auckland is cursed with its system of local government. Council-controlled organisations like Auckland Transport are unelected and unaccountable.

Faceless bureaucrats making and changing rules for their own political agenda. And overpaid to boot!

We look at Trump from two different academic perspectives. Only one gets it.

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This podcast's discussion is with a favourite of mine. Patrick Basham from the Washington DC-based Democracy Institute.

And Feedback with Mrs Producer, of course!

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