Everyone knows the best rom-coms are built on love triangles. Think of Mark, Juliet and Peter from Love, Actually. Read more
Benjamin Macintyre is a Research Assistant at The New Zealand Initiative. He will initially be focussing on education research.
Benjamin has a BA (with honours) in Politics, International Studies and Italian and an MA (with merit) in International Security from the University of Warwick. During his time at Warwick, he was also awarded Club Colours for his time with the University’s rugby league club.
In politics, there are certain things you need to be taken seriously. Some are formal things. Read more
Last week’s NATO summit in Vilnius was supposed to be about Ukraine’s needs and whether they would be met. Zelenskiy wanted guarantees for future NATO membership and the military alliance wanted to present a united front to Putin. Read more
Too many minutes are lost every day pondering trivial matters. We think too much about who the next Prime Minister might be, how crime is hurting our businesses or whether our children are being taught the skills they need at school. Read more
Imagine you’re the CEO of a major company. One of your advisors comes running to you. Read more
When Putin started his illegitimate war in Ukraine nearly 14 months ago, he claimed it was for its “demilitarisation and denazification”. Almost all security analysts, however, rejected this ridiculous suggestion. Read more
Tokona Te Raki, an advocacy and research group for Māori issues, has recently released a report titled Kōkirihia. The report takes aim at the practice of streaming in our schools and pushes forward the bold suggestion to ban streaming by 2030. Read more
Sound decision-making underpins sound businesses and sound organisations. Major changes must be well-considered. Read more