New Zealand

Wildcat homers, gamifying work and workplace-whanau in the meat industry

Toby Boraman's academic article on the informal resistance by Aotearoa meatworkers in 1970s.

Freedom of Speech or Freedom to Hate?

Building Bridges?

Simon Bridges is the leader of the National Party, one of the two traditional parties of government in Aotearoa/New Zealand. He is currently touring the regions of the country. This article is a report on one of the public meetings during the tour.

"Don't Panic! Don't Panic"

This item looks at the moral panic surrounding supposed drug use by tenants in state housing in Aotearoa/Neew Zealand.

Back to the Future With Labour's Fair Pay Agreements

This article highlights parallels between current attempts to modify labour laws in Aotearoa/NZ and historical examples.

Now It's Aotearoa's Turn For Abortion Referendum

Ireland has had its abortion referendum, now it's about time New Zealand/Aotearoa did the same.

Origin of the Housing Crisis In NZ/Aotearoa

This article surveys the origins of the current housing crisis in NZ/Aotearoa, viewing the neo-liberal turn of the 1980s'-1990s' as a critical juncture.

Book Review: 'Ruth, Roger & Me', Andrew Deans (Wellington, 2015)

This is a review of a book that takes a critical stance towards the architects of neo-liberalism as implemented in Aotearoa/New Zealand during the 1980's-90s'

Behind the 1951 waterfront lockout - Philip Ferguson

This is a Marxist account of the 1951 waterfront lockout, one of the major instances of class struggle in 20th century Aotearoa/New Zealand. First published on the Redline blog: https://rdln.wordpress.com/2012/11/23/behind-the-1951-waterfront-lockout/

AWSM: May Day Pamphlet

The Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM), an Anarcho-Communist group based in New Zealand/Aotearoa has produced a short pamphlet for downloading and distribution on May Day.