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



SUNDAY. 17 MARCH 2019. Hundreds of people marching in the streets of Los Angeles demanding an end to U.S. imperialism. Regime change here, not Venezuela! Check out The Empire Files here.Photo by Abby Martin.

Mutual Appreciation Society : Donald Trump and Scott Brown.The United States Ambassador to New Zealand, Scott Brown, has expressed his dismay at the Christchurch terrorist attack, adding that we must send 'a very powerful message that hate is not ac...

The sediment of hatred and discrimination directed at Muslims slowly builds up over time, writes Christian Christensen.  And it is not only the most hateful and dark places online or in the world that lay the groundwork for explosions of hatred...

A message that probably won't be seen on the School Strike for Climate.Maori Climate Commissioner Donna Awatere-Huata is supporting the School Strike for Climate even though it is supporting the government's market-driven climate change policies, the...

There's a man workin' in a fieldSee's the rain and it's burningHe's saying this can't be realAs he sees the colour of the fields turningFar away the men too busy getting rich to careClose their eyes and let it all out into the airHoping nobody else w...

HOMAGE TO ROJAVA

on Mar 12, 2019

FOR OUR APRIL event Canterbury Socialist Society is excited to host Lachlan, a young Cantabrian, who fought alongside the People’s Protection Units (the YPG) in Syrian Kurdistan against ISIS, and in defense of the attempt to bring democratic, regio...

Last Saturday in Christchurch an estimated 5,000 people attended a march to protest against the granting of more water extraction rights to the Chinese owned firm Cloud Ocean Water Ltd. The Canterbury Socialist Society argue that rather than panderin...