In today's email we dig into why all the talk of a potential National-Green deal is a pointless debate.
John Key and Todd McClay have been busy at the APEC meeting in Lima over the weekend, talking with leaders about trade deals in a post-Trump and post-TPP world.
For the convenience of email subscribers, here's an extended version of my weekend column on the latest moves overseas to crack down on tax avoidance by global tech firms and what that means for New Zealand.
Prime Minister John Key has called on big digital multi-nationals such as Google and Facebook to pay their fair share of tax and he supported moves by the G20 to share information and pressure them into paying more tax.
Finance Minister Bill English has dismissed the idea of bringing in a turnover tax aimed at global digital companies doing business in New Zealand, claiming New Zealanders shopping online were having a bigger impact on the tax base.