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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Abby Martin breaks down all the hidden acts of US foreign policy aggression hidden under the cover of the COVID19 pandemic. Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free here ...

Mike Hosking : Corporate welfare? Never heard of it.Newstalk ZB's Mike Hosking isn't upset about the Labour-led government's recent demonstrations of corporate welfare, but he is upset about another form of welfare...NEWSTALK ZB'S Mike Hosking doesn'...

The ruling elite say that after the coronavirus pandemic ends, they want 'to get back to normal' and put Humpty Dumpty back together again. We shouldn't let them.AFTER WE FINALLY emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, whether that it be in four weeks...

AS CORONAVIRUS continues to force people to stay home, the markets are predictably tanking. That has Wall Street and the Trump administration worried sick. No, not about the actual sick. Worried about their stocks. Francesca Fiorentini of...

CREATING A NEW NARRATIVE

on Apr 2, 2020 in: media

Should we really be that upset that we will no longer be able to  read the recipe pages in the Listener or read about plush houses in Remuera in Metro?THERE'S BEEN a lot handwringing about the abrupt closure of Bauer Media NZ and its stable of...

Teen Vogue has combined fashion and popular culture with left politics - and its readers like it.I'M NOT part of the target audience for Teen Vogue but I do regularly read articles on the website.  Aimed fairly and squarely at young women, it b...

Grant Robertson : Protecting the interests of the one percent.As the world heads into a  major recession, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says that 'generations' will pay the heavy price for the crisis. He's assuming that we're going to allo...