Budgets are a fiscal fig-leaf for the naked capitalists

Budget for business Labour’s budget has been condemned by left and right as breaking its promises to spend more on restoring funding in health, education housing and income support. Labour’s excuse is its… Continue reading

Reclaiming Marx

Karl Marx at 200 returns to his home town Trier courtesy of imperialist China  1 “I am not a Marxist” A famous dead white man indulges us by coming back from the grave… Continue reading

Douma: Robert Fisk will lie for Assad and Putin until the last Syrian child…

The fake anti-imperialists are trotting out their conspiracy theories about the Douma gas attack on 7 April. They parrot the claim of Robert Fisk that it wasn’t a gas attack but a lack… Continue reading

What Thomas Piketty and Matthew Hooton (don’t) tell us about the NZ Labour Coalition Government

Thomas Piketty has discovered that all post-war elections in France, UK and US have been won by one of two political parties with a small margin of victory in all cases. He has… Continue reading

Busting the Cannabis Madness Myth

  The Green’s Bill on Medical Cannabis comes up for a vote to send it to Select Committee on 31st January. This will give us a relatively democratic forum to challenge the myths… Continue reading

Logan Paul & Suicide

Calling out the ‘maverick’ Logan Paul for his coverage of a Japanese suicide below Mt Fuji is hypocrisy. Yeah he is a self-promoter and he should have edited the jokey stuff off his… Continue reading

Regulating or Liberating Cannabis?

Decriminalize to ‘reduce harm’? The NZ Drug Foundation has published its Briefing Document on Drug reform for the incoming Parliament. The indications are that its approach is one that the Government might favour… Continue reading

Is yesterday’s ‘reefer madness’ today’s ‘cannabis psychosis’?

Its high time in the Beehive. The new Labour led Coalition is promising to move towards Medical Cannabis in the first 100 days, and push NZ First’ proposal of a non-binding referendum on cannabis by the 2000 election. Liberal NZ is ready for legalization, 65% want legalization or decriminalization as is now common in many countries. Not only is cannabis harmless, it is positively a super food.

Big Boys Noise or Open Class War?

The farce of selecting a new Speaker and the threats to use the Select Committees to shut down the Government show up what a sham parliament is as ‘representative democracy’. The NACT opposition… Continue reading

Capitalism: Symptom or Disease?

It seems that the popularity of ‘anti-capitalism’ that is growing around the world has caught up with New Zealand. Like the word socialism it is much abused. Usually it is a critique of… Continue reading

Put New Zealanders First Winston!

We want to add our voices to the chorus that is building among those suffering from this insane criminalisation of ordinary people just because they need to live a healthy life. We want the Genter Bill put up by Xmas, debated over the summer and passed into law within the first 100 days!

China’s Kiwi Invasion: It’s not the ‘Yellow Peril’ or the ‘Red Tide’ but China’s reborn imperialism

  Former Prime Minister John Key with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, 2014 This reactionary NACT regime has sold out to China like the parasitic ‘compradors’ – gentry dressed-down as jumped-up land agents… Continue reading

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