The racism that has denigrated aboriginals is one thing, a sceptic wound that can be covered over by history and a ‘we didn’t know any better’ type of attitude, but what Australia is doing to refugees right now has no pretence of history to hide the horror.Read More →
After years of neglect John Key now thinks a selective land tax just might be called for to curb the tearaway housing bubble. The best that can be said is that he has opened a window of opportunity for debate.Read More →
This Monday, our ANZAC day of remembrance, saw a horrific crime take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mr Xulhaz Mannan and his friend, Tanay Mojumdar, were hacked to death in Mr Mannan’s apartment. Both men were gay and trans activists, murdered by people driven by hate, fear and ignorance.Read More →
Fire service staff across the country have had a promise their jobs are safe – and the PSA wants their voices heard loud and clear throughout the transition to the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Internal Affairs minister Peter Dunne has promised there will be no job cuts and workers will keep their terms […]Read More →
Social media has become a means of workers talking to each other and organising around their issues and disputes, but now Talley’s is trying to shut this down in the name of “good faith”. Everyone knows Talley’s record : they’ve been found guilty of multiple breaches of workers rights over decades, and more recently unlawful […]Read More →
The impact of automation was predicted by Karl Marx around the time Aotearoa was being invaded by people with horses and carts.Read More →
Latest revelations Key’s trust lawyer contacted Minister to stop IRD investigating trusts in 2014 is a gun caught smoking
Key has built a tax haven, was instrumental in personally intervening in 2010 to create it, had his lawyer lobby the Minister to stop any crackdown and then gets caught out benefiting from the very trusts he’s helped build.
If you are not incandescent with rage now, you are the problem!
Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.Read More →
Joining us tonight to discuss Te Ture Whenua Amendment ACT…Read More →
The Child, Youth & Family (CYF) review is positive, but more work needs to be done.Read More →
The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talley’s is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company. Last Friday, AFFCO/Talley’s lodged a claim with the Employment Authority for an interim compliance order banning union officials […]Read More →
A pledge to slash half a billion dollars from Auckland Council’s budget is short term thinking that will hit communities hard, the Public Service Association says. Mayoral hopeful Victoria Crone and the Auckland Future ticket have released what they’re calling a Fiscal Responsibility Pledge. They plan to cap rates rises at 2 per cent per […]Read More →