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Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM)

Why We Don’t Vote - Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement

In September 2020 Aotearoa will experience a General Election. This article by Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) puts an Anarchist case against voting in such events.

A Workers Story #2

In ancient times, known as BC (Before Corona) we at Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) put a call out for workers to share their personal stories about difficulties they have or are experiencing at work. We had positive feedback and began with the story of an educator in Southland .https://awsm.nz/?p=4390. Here is the second contribution to the series by Richard, a worker in Wellington

Not Voting: "Unhelpful & extreme"?

This article defends the established Anarchist position of not voting for political parties. It arose as part of a dialogue with a self-declared Anarchist who claimed this view is "unhelpful and extreme".

History of AWSM 2008-2020

A short history of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM), an Anarcho-Communist propaganda group based in New Zealand/Aotearoa.

NZ: Auckland Bus Workers' Lockout

Bus workers in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand have been locked out by their bosses.

Meeting Report: New Conservatives

Recently the travelling spectacle of the New Conservatives rolled into Rotorua as part of a nationwide tour by its leaders.

Alex Pirie R.I.P

This is an obituary for grassroots social activist Alex Pirie.

Rotorua: Climate Strike

Today Aotearoa Workers' Solidarity Movement (AWSM) joined hundreds of mostly young protestors in Rotorua, in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island in Aotearoa/New Zealand, who acted on the global call for a ‘strike’ in support of the climate.

Solidarity: AWSM newsletter #19 April 2019

This is a link to SOLIDARITY#19 the occasional newsletter of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM)

Some Reflections on the Ōtautahi/ Christchurch Tragedy

Much discussion has been held around about New Zealand’s colonialist past, its own far-right groups and the existence of racism in New Zealand society at large. All important conversations that need to be had, but cannot really explain what happened in this instance and why. This was an international event that just so happened to have been in New Zealand.