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.



Latest Blog Posts



Feminism 2020 happens this week. Headlining the event will be Canada's Meghan Murphy. A freelance  writer and journalist, she has been writing and podcasting about feminism since 2010. DESPITE THE BEST EFFORTS of its political opponents to...

CLIMATE CRISIS SUMMIT

on Nov 9, 2019

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Chloe Swarbrick's casual parliamentary potshot fired at 'boomers' is the product of a Green Party loyal to market capitalism and that has abandoned any form of class politics in favour of neoliberal-friendly identity politics.THE GREEN PARTY has aban...

Despite a big money campaign mounted by tech giant Amazon intended to topple her, socialist Kshama Sawant has been re-elected to the Seattle City Council. While Amazon and Jeff Bezos might of had considerably more money to funnel into the election ca...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern claimed that climate change was her 'nuclear free moment'. But if Jacinda Ardern and Climate Change Minister James Shaw had been leading the protest flotilla heading for the French nuclear testing site at Moruroa Atoll,...

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ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS

on Nov 6, 2019 in: podcast

ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS is a podcast about being Middle Eastern and immigrants in America, hosted by two friends, an Iranian and a Syrian. Anna Hossnieh and Shereen Younes  host a podcast that Subvrt has described as 'raw, engaging a...