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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BUSINESS AS USUAL

on May 17, 2018

Marama Davidson: Defending a neoliberal budget.While RNZ's Guyon Espiner has described the 2018 Budget as a 'triumph of neoliberalism', the 'progressive voice' of the Green Party, co-leader Marama Davidson, says its the budget of 'a real government'.

IN 2016, more than 50 bills were introduced into the U.S. Congress targeting Trans people. Since Donald Trump took office, dozens of pieces of landmark legislation have been cancelled, severely rolling back Trans rights.To explore this wide-ran...

THE CIRCUS IS IN TOWN

on May 16, 2018 in: britain

While the New Zealand media goes nuts over Harry and Meghan's big day out, a new poll has revealed that 66 percent of British people have no interest in the wedding and are not planning to watch it. EVEN THOUGH WE are still three days from the even...

WAR CRIMES IN GAZA

on May 14, 2018 in: israel

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner at opening of U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.In response to the massacre in Gaza, the Zionist Federation of New Zealand has posted Israeli government propaganda videos to its Facebook page that claim the 'casualties' are all...

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Chrissy Costanza of Against the Current.AGAINST THE CURRENT performed in Auckland last year to an appreciative crowd.After a lengthy absence from the studio, the New York band have released two new singles this week, 'Strangers Again' and 'Almost Fo...

In 2016 Lianne Dalziel apologised for neglecting the eastern suburbs.Corporate interests remain in control in Christchurch with Mayor Lianne Dalzeil proving to be as 'corporate-friendly' as her predecessor, Bob Parker. The losers have been residents...