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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Danyl McLauchlan : At a liberal impasse.Liberalism has reached a political impasse and its time for a new politics.IT WASN'T SO LONG AGO that Spin Off writer Danyl McLauchlan was confidently championing his instrumentalist and technocratic view of...

Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson has been widely criticised for trying to mount a campaign to 'reclaim' the 'c word'. Davidson's recent unimpressive performances are indicative of Green Party that has abandoned any semblance of a progressive v...

Cornel West says that a distinctive feature of America "is the lack of institutional capacity on the left – the absence of a political party that swings free of Wall Street and speaks to the dire circumstances of poor and working people." IT WASN...

Mariama Kano: ' As an experienced journalist, I do not need protection.'In the aftermath of the cancelled meeting by two alt rigt speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, two TVNZ journalists get accused of 'race betrayal'.THE AUTHORITARINISM OF...

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU

on Aug 5, 2018 in: film, media

Boots Riley"Sorry to Bother You is simply unlike anything out there. In its form, it is edgy and at times disturbing, but it is unique more so in its content. Its outlandishly spun story, at its core is about working people trying to find a way to so...

Lauren Southern : Attacked 'elitist liberal culture'.Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux were prevented from speaking in New Zealand but they exposed a liberal politics that has failed to recognise why right wing populism has such mass appeal.EVEN TH...

The Green Party support the Electoral Integrity  Bill during its second reading in Parliament and Golriz Ghahraman repeats the fiction that the Green's are obliged to support the legislation under the good faith provision of its coalition agree...