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Is Auckland’s transport becoming more or less accessible?

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:52 am | Daphne Lawless

This article will appear in Fightback's upcoming September issue on Accessibility. To support our work, consider subscribing to our e-publication ($NZ20 annually) or print magazine ($NZ60 annually). You can subscribe with PayPal or credit card here ... More >>

Scotland’s radical independence movement

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 4:27 pm | Daphne Lawless

A “Pyrrhic victory” is where one side wins a battle at such a cost that it goes on to lose the war. It looks like the victory of the “No” side in the referendum on Scottish independence on September 20 may go down as a clear historical example ... More >>

The Whale Oil leaks: Anti-politics from above

Monday, 18 August 2014, 4:36 pm | Daphne Lawless

As we go to press, the election campaign has been turned upside down by a new book by investigative journalist Nicky Hager. Dirty Politics is based mainly on a leak of 2 gigabytes of emails and Facebook messages from “Whale Oil”, the vicious ... More >>

Miriam Pierard, Internet Party speaks the language of youth

Monday, 4 August 2014, 1:43 pm | Daphne Lawless

Miriam Pierard, the 28-year-old Internet Party candidate for Auckland Central, is no stranger to Fightback - “a very good magazine”. She compliments us in particular on our “really amazing article” explaining our decision to support the Internet ... More >>

Copyleft: Marxism, the internet and publishing

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 2:18 pm | Daphne Lawless

On 23 April this year, Lawrence & Wishart (L&W), publishers of the most well-known English translation of the Collected Works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, issued a “take-down notice” to the Marxists Internet Archive (MIA - http://marxists.org). More >>

Revolutions: Can the people on the streets be wrong?

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 4:10 pm | Daphne Lawless

In the words of British journalist Paul Mason, it seems that “it’s all kicking off everywhere”. Across the world, sustained mass protests and occupations of public space are shaking and even toppling governments. Most famously, months of protests ... More >>

Gender diversity is a working-class issue

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 5:50 pm | Daphne Lawless

Anne Russell’s article reprinted here clearly shows how the left have dropped the ball on defence of Chelsea Manning. Her 35-year sentence for the crime of letting people know exactly what the global hegemons have been up to in their war zones is ... More >>


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