New Zealand

Rotorua Climate Strike Report

A brief report on a recent Climate Strike action in Rotorua, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Report: Rotorua Homelessness Public Meeting

A report on a public meeting held in Rotorua, Aotearoa/New Zealand about homelessness.

Fighting the Vampire Landlords

A look at the current housing crisis in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Book Review: 'Fascists Among Us'

A review of a book about the ideology of the Christchurch massacre perpetrator.

Negro Matapacos in Wellington

Homage to Chilean riot dog Negro Matapacos in Wellington, New Zealand/Aotearoa.

Movie Review: 'SAVAGE' (2019)

A review of a movie about gang life in Aotearoa.

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.

CHOCOLATE FISH, RED HERRINGS AND BILLIONAIRES

We read about the amazing feats of the rich and powerful and are encouraged to accept them. Their existence is seen as natural and beneficial. A look at the story of the soon to be richest person in Aotearoa shows we don’t need to buy into this and shouldn’t.

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

NZ Election: Money, Power and Kiwi Non-Exceptionalism

In an election year, leading NZ politicians are embroiled in donation scandals.