Max Harris

Max Harris is a Rhodes scholar and author of The New Zealand Project.

Society
Aug 19, 2018

‘Aren’t we all drug users after all?’: What drug law reform in Portugal can teach NZ

Max Harris travels to Lisbon to discover how drug decriminalisation there is working in practice, and the lessons we can draw in NZ.

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Business
Apr 4, 2018

A crazy little thing called tax

Tax heroes: If tax is love then New Zealand needs to show a lot more affection, writes Max Harris. 

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Books
Sep 18, 2017

You can go shopping with values: Max Harris on the politics of love

Max Harris reports on the mood of the country during his nationwide book tour of his best-seller The New Zealand Project - and sees the start of "a new movement".

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Politics
May 2, 2017

The New Zealand Project, the response and the politics of our time

Max Harris's new book on NZ politics has had a striking impact, selling out its first print run in weeks and sparking a vigorous debate, with responses at the Spinoff and elsewhere. We …

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Society
Apr 14, 2017

‘Inmates behave because they actually like being here’: what I learned at a Norwegian prison

There are plenty of lessons for New Zealand’s criminal justice system to be drawn from the Scandinavian approach, writes Max Harris in this edited excerpt from his new book The New Zealand Project.

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