Against The Current

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Blog Tags:new zealand, politics, left wing, socialist

New Zealand politics from a left wing perspective as well as some international coverage.



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After some five years in office the cracks have started to appear in Jacinda Ardern's carefully marketed image. Is she and Labour heading for election defeat next year?IN 2017 Canadian writer and activist Naomi Klein said in an interview with a Dutch...

National Party leader Christopher Luxon says that a National Government would not be revisiting the country's abortion legislation. But some liberals, like the Green's Golriz Ghahraman and blogger Martyn Bradbury, are desperately trying to make it an...

The very same corporate Democrats, now posing as the champions of women's rights, are the very same people who opened the door to a Trump presidency in 2016 and the installation of three conservative justices on the Supreme Court. They all voted to o...

While the mainstream media has approvingly reported that Jacinda Ardern is the first New Zealand leader invited to speak at the NATO Leaders Summit, it highlights the willingness of the Labour Government to fall in behind the interests of U.S. imperi...

This week Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said that the Reserve Bank had 'embraced Te Aro Maori'. It further underlines how Maori economic interests have been integrated into a neoliberalism that has benefited a Maori elite at the expense of working...

The January 6 hearings into the attempted coup that threatened to tip over America's democracy won't resolve any of America's political problems. IT IS IRONIC that a country whose governments have been more than keen to export their own definiti...

The January 6 hearings into the attempted coup that threatened to tip over America's democracy won't resolve any of America's political problems. IT IS IRONIC that a country whose governments have been more than keen to export their own definiti...