Against The Current

Blog URL:http://nzagainstthecurrent.blogspot.com/
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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HE KNEW NOTHING

on Nov 19, 2018

Andrew Little, the Minister responsible for Pike River Re-entry, says he was unaware of the problems at the mine at the time.IN A INTERVIEW with RNZ's Guyon Espiner on Monday, Andrew Little denied he knew about any of the problems reported by workers...

THIS IS THE FIRST single from Mel Parson's new album Glass Heart due out later this month. The video was filmed in Lyttelton, New Zealand at the Kingswood Skis factory.Mel began writing the abum in Lyttelton in 2017 and eventually recorded it in...

Is Marama Davidson's 'radicalism' just useful camouflage for a centre-right Labour-led Government?MARAMA DAVIDSON IS WIDELY regarded as the progressive or radical voice of the Green Party. This is not a description that Davidson herself disagrees wit...

RADIO DEAD

on Nov 16, 2018 in: media

Mitch Harris: Took a swipe at Radio Live management.'The new voice of talkback radio' has been silenced because you need another pop music radio station...yes, you do...really...THIS WEEK IT WAS ANNOUNCED that Radio Live would soon be going off the a...

DEATH TO IMPERIALISM

on Nov 15, 2018 in: israel, media, music

Upper Hutt Posse frontman Dean Hapeta forgot that its 'customary' to fawn over liberal favourite Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and delivered some stinging criticism of the Labour-led government at the New Zealand Music Awards.AT THE VODAFONE NEW ZEAL...

GUNS IN AMERICA

on Nov 12, 2018

SINCE OCTOBER 2017, America has experienced three of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history. This epidemic coincides with a frightening resurgence of white nationalism. Sometimes the two trends overlap.But why America ? Both phenomena can b...

UNDER A BARBARIC SKY

on Nov 12, 2018

The devastating fires in California are another stark warning that capitalism is eating up the planet. But are we prepared to stop capital or delude ourselves into thinking that we are making a difference by riding on public transport and not using s...