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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ILLIBERAL LIBERALISM

on Jul 13, 2018

ACT's Stephen Berry speaking at a free speech rally in Auckland today.The debate over free speech rolls on but with the socialist argument conveniently ignored....THE CONTROVERSY over the banning of two Canadian far right activists, Lauren Southern...

Lauren Southern : Phil Goff is "anti-free speech."Auckland mayor Phil Goff was wrong to ban far right speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux from council venues. THE VEXED ISSUE of free speech and who is entitled and not entitled to it, has rai...

A MESSAGE OF CHANGE

on Jul 8, 2018 in: media

Nick Hayes and Naomi Burton of Means of Production.A small socialist film company was behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's election campaign video that went viral..ONE OF THE many notable features of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's stunning election victory...

The election success of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the United States highlights a New Zealand politics that remains grimly socialist-free. We’re still waiting for New Zealand’s own democratic socialism because most of the New Zealand left conti...

Green co-leader Marama Davidoson claims that her politics are similar to that of soclalist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.WHILE ITS creditable that Marama Davidson has acknowledged the stunning election victory of Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez she really is pus...

In a huge political upset a socialist has ousted longtime establishment Democrat Joe Crowley. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was considered to be such a rank outsider that the New York Times never even bothered to publish a single story on her.WHILE THERE...

TWO FORMS of government have dominated in the west over the last hundred years. In one big power is vested in the state, the government and in the other policy is dominated by the influence of big industry, big corporations, or big money. But neither...