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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Sionainn Byrnes.A march against racism was held in Christchurch on Saturday. Sionainn Byrnes, a member of the Canterbury Socialist Society, was one to the speakers to address the march. This is a transcript of her speech.TENA KOUTOU Akatoa. Nga mihi...

Bob Hawke was Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991. Despite his claims to be a man of the people, he proved to be the loyal servant of big business. Among other things, Hawke deregulated the Australian financia...

VICE reporter Branch Rockefeller gets the scoop on what's going on in Venezuela from real refugees now living in Brooklyn, New York. Featuring Anders Lee, Jake Flores, and Melissa Rocha.Means TV is a worker-owned digital streaming platform with ori...

Professor Jane Kelsey has described the Labour-led government's promise of 'a new progressive trade strategy as part of a new post-neoliberal era' as another broken promise to add to the list of 'government sell-outs'. She writes that : 'Nothing in...

GOODBYE TO ALL THAT

on May 11, 2019 in: media

Rachel Stewart: "..I do get knocked around a bit."New Zealand Herald columnist Rachel Stewart calls it a day on Twitter.RACHEL STEWART has decided to quit Twitter. She will be ending her almost eight year stint on the social media platform this week.

James Shaw : Don't worry, everything will be sorted by 2050!The Zero Carbon Bill is a woefully inadequate response to climate change.WHILE CLIMATE CHANGE MINISTER James Shaw might say, correctly, that climate change is the biggest challenge of our ti...

The Australian people are presently enduring another election campaign....