New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that she "did a little dance" when she was told that the country had recorded no new or active coronavirus cases as of Monday local time. Incoming prime minister Jacinda Ardern says capitalism has been a "blatant failure" in New Zealand when measured by child poverty. New Zealand's new prime minister called capitalism a "blatant failure", before citing levels of homelessness and low wages as evidence that "the market has failed" her country's poor. Jacinda Ardern, who is to become the nation’s youngest leader since 1856, said measures used to gauge economic success “have to change” to take into account “people’s ability to actually have a meaningful life”. Home/Business/ New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern Is The whole lot Donald Trump Is Not. Capitalism is a "blatant failure" when it comes to housing the poor, says Jacinda Ardern.