Geoff Simmons says regardless of who forms the government after this weekend, there is no plan to make housing affordable
TOP responds to ACT calling the debt burden being placed on future generations 'fiscal child abuse', saying ACT's austerity would be 'economic vandalism'
TOP leader Geoff Simmons rips into the Greens' wealth tax policy, arguing it would be disastrous for New Zealand
Geoff Simmons want to see a Budget that is fair and future proofed to deal with issues like housing and climate change. He has five key ways "to nail the reboot"
Geoff Simmons acknowledges Universal Basic Income isn’t a panacea, but argues it does provide a basic platform of dignity upon which people can stand and reach for their goals
Geoff Simmons on a UBI stimulus package for coronavirus, rangatiratanga, local government funding & localism, funding political parties and tech optimism in the face of environmental crisis
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants us to focus on meaningful issues when we talk about "wellbeing" and "progress", and seek it in a system most likely to deliver what we really need
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons argues that the "eco socialist" claim that we can't keep on growing economically is not only wrong, it's also a pointless claim
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons digs into Dairy NZ's claim that proposed fresh water reforms could cost our economy up to $6 billion a year by 2050
TOP's Geoff Simmons sees farmers getting increasingly frustrated having to contend with an emissions proposal that will do little except require massive paperwork, while facing water quality policies that have no detail
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on population, productivity, planting trees, parking & micro-mobility and prohibition
After KiwiBuild's failure tackling infrastructure problems to help NZ cities become denser seems like a total no brainer and truly affordable housing would naturally follow, Geoff Simmons says
TOP's Geoff Simmons channels Peter Fraser, and joins the dots between a co-operative under existential pressure and the environment. Are we now thinking about a dairy industry without Fonterra as we know it?
Geoff Simmons says capitalism can work, but only if it is a level playing field. Right now we have the opposite of a level playing field. We have a game that is rigged in the favour of a few
TOP's Geoff Simmons wonders if the new Blue/Green Party has a clue on freshwater - and whether it is simply a Trojan horse to get National back into power
TOP's Geoff Simmons: NZ's tax reform needs to be revenue neutral for the public to be convinced the Tax Working Group isn't a tax grab
Why TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants the Tax Working Group to take a capital gains tax off the table... and replace it with an equity tax
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons calls for Housing NZ to be replaced by regional 'associations' tasked with providing both affordable and state housing