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Rod Oram has been traveling through the south and west of America over the last month and reflects on an historic and ugly moment of American reinvention, driven by Donald Trump.
In today's email we delivered the new Government's first report card.
This morning's email focused on the latest in international relations and finance.
In today's email we caught up on the latest diplomatic developments, along with some fiery speeches in parliament.
In this morning's email we looked in detail at the latest from the Apec and EAS meetings, including the resuscitation of the TPP trade deal, now brought back to life as the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
After a few fraught days, the TPP was given new life. However, the struggles to get the deal across the line and other issues raise questions about obstacles to multilateral trade and what that means for New Zealand, as Sam Sachdeva reports.
ANALYSIS: Donald Trump wants to pivot to the Indo-Pacific and may want to revive a 'Quad' alliance between Japan, the US, Australia, and India. Sam Sachdeva explains why Jacinda Ardern will have to tread carefully.
During his five years heading up Apec, former Reserve Bank governor Dr Alan Bollard has been a witness to “significant disruption” in the Asia-Pacific. He spoke to Sam Sachdeva about the most significant trends in the region and where Apec may head next.
In today's email we dig into why all the talk of a potential National-Green deal is a pointless debate.