Against The Current

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



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Chris Trotter: Vote Labour..blab blah ..Jacinda Ardern..blah blah..Conservative commentator Chris Trotter wants you to know that Labour's brand of neoliberalism is better than National's brand of neoliberalism!EVEN NOW the arrogance of diehard Labou...

LET'S DO NOT MUCH

on Sep 14, 2017

Jacinda Ardern and Labour have raised the white flag and declared that taxation reform is no longer on its immediate agenda. It underlines again that this Labour Party is seeking political power without any real purpose other than to avoid a fourth...

DONALD TRUMP hit his lowest moment when he blamed "both sides" for the murder of anti-racist protester Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. But understanding how a neo-Nazi sympathizer got into the White House means  exploding the myth underne...

Once again, we're being asked to 'choose' from an unappealing list of political parties and candidates, all committed to the neoliberal orthodoxy. The only logical and sensible choice is not to vote at all. I DIDN'T VOTE IN 2014 and there's absolu...

Once again, we're being asked to 'choose' from an unappealing list of political parties and candidates, all committed to the neoliberal orthodoxy. The only logical and sensible choice is not to vote at all. I DIDN'T VOTE IN 2014 and there's absolu...

The campaign is on to establish a new progressive party to replace the corporate Democratic Party. Meanwhile, a new campaign of anti-Trump demonstrations begins in November...THE AMERICAN LEFT  is,after a long period of relative dormancy, begin...

Loyal supporters of the Labour Party think that the possible election of a Labour-led government later this month will represent a break with the past. But the business sector has a far more clearer assessment of the political character of the Labou...