Jacinda Ardern

Ardern has left New Zealand in a precarious position. Here's your daily news digest for 23 January 2023.

Jacinda Ardern
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What was the point of Jacinda Ardern?
Her progressive global branding veiled political failure


Australia’s education crisis of ‘dumbed-down twaddle’ | The Spectator Australia
As a year 12 student, school has been a common denominator in every aspect of my life for almost as long as I can recall. From my very first day of prep, my enthusiasm to learn only ever grew…
A Shapeshifting Creature inside the Constitution – Quadrant Online
Australia is banking on China’s economy to take off but headwinds are looming
The Albanese government is wary of Chinese economic volatility amid a slumping property sector and shrinking population


Peru’s Machu Picchu trail closed ‘until further notice’ as anti-government protests continue
Security forces in Lima use tear gas to repel protesters throwing glass bottles and stones, as cultural authorities shut down access to the Inca trail network.
Sri Lanka Secures India’s Support for IMF Deal, China’s Approval Pending
Sri Lanka has secured India’s support for its debt restructuring plan, but it still requires support from its biggest bilateral lender, China.
Record-High 250,000 Migrant Encounters Across US-Mexico Border In December 2022: CBP
“No sane person could look at the border and claim we’re on the right course. Any other secretary would have long ago resigned in shame and disgrace...”

Business, Finance & Investment

Learning from Discount Tire’s Bruce Halle — Investment Masters Class
Few companies can boast of a track record of annual revenue growth for fifty consecutive years. One such company is Discount Tire Company , America’s Number One Tire retailer. Starting small, with an emphasis on customer service and a decentralized partnership model, Discount Tire has achieved extr
Quick Bites | Jobs weaken and bonds rally - Clime Investment Management
Australia’s economy unexpectedly shed 14,600 jobs in December, suggesting that rate rises by the RBA are starting to have an impact. The unemployment rate was unchanged from November’s 48 year low of 3.5%, but economists had expected the addition of about 25,000 jobs.
Do These 4 Things Once You’ve Acquired a Business to Achieve Success (And Avoid Failure)
When you’re acquiring a business, you want to do as much as you can to ensure your success. While there are challenges out of your control headed your way, there are many factors under your control that you can use to your advantage to plan your success. Every business is cursed with risks and bless…


The Shift from Personal to Positional Morality ⋆ Brownstone Institute
As Aristotle famously declared, “Courage is the first virtue because it makes all other virtues possible.”
Jersey of hockey player who refused to wear the Pride jersey sells out
Jersey of hockey player who refused to wear the Pride jersey sells out. By Margaret Flavin. The woke went crazy, of course. Not participating in actively promoting gay? Sack him and fine the club!!…
‘I Felt Like I Was Dying’: Elon Musk Makes Scary Claim About Booster Shot

Crypto & Blockchain

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Crypto Lender Genesis Files for Bankruptcy
Genesis finally capitulated and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection yesterday. Cameron Winklevoss is threatening to sue.
Top Analyst Details Massive Bitcoin Target, Says Major Paradigm Shift Potentially Underway - The Daily Hodl
A closely followed crypto strategist says a major shift in trend could be underway for Bitcoin (BTC).


Which Countries are the Most Polarized?
This chart plots polarization for various countries based on the Edelman Trust Institute’s annual survey of 32,000+ people.

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