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“One ocean, one people” – self-determination in the Pacific

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:17 am | Fightback

The Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC), Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG), Social Empowerment Education Program (Fiji) and the Bismarck Ramu Group (Papua New Guinea) collaborated to organize this event called the “Madang Wansolwara Dance ... More >>

10,000 Workers Strike in Support of Hong Kong’s Protests

Monday, 13 October 2014, 9:13 am | Fightback

The umbrella is a perfect icon for Hong Kong’s uprising: inclusive, aloof, a bit Anglophile and pragmatically defiant of the elements (and according to cinematic lore, readily convertible to a lethal kung fu weapon ). It embodies the central plea ... More >>

ANZ workers strike

Friday, 10 October 2014, 2:21 pm | Fightback

ANZ workers across Aotearoa/NZ (members of FIRST Union) went on strike today, for secure hours and better wages. More >>

Hone Harawira’s farewell speech

Monday, 6 October 2014, 9:15 am | Fightback

Ten years ago I led 50,000 Maori on the historic FORESHORE AND SEABED MARCH from Te Rerenga Wairua to the very steps of this parliament, in a march against the greatest land grab in the history of this country - Labour’s theft of the foreshore and ... More >>

MANA and resistance to the next National government

Monday, 29 September 2014, 9:39 am | Fightback

Fightback is committed to the MANA Movement, however we are still in the process of assessing the 2014 electoral defeat. Grant Brookes (Fightback/MANA Poneke) offers one perspective. More >>

Employment Bill a provocation of organized labour

Monday, 29 September 2014, 9:31 am | Fightback

Employment Relations Amendment Bill a provocation of organized labour By Fightback Admin 29 September 2014 More >>

Where Next for the Left?

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:16 pm | Fightback

26 September 2014 A discussion of the post-election prospects for radicals, facilitated by Fightback. 6pm | Monday 28th September | 19 Tory St [ Facebook event ] More >>

Where next: Reflections on a defeat

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:36 pm | Fightback

Fightback is committed to the MANA Movement, however there are differences in opinion over the nature of the Internet MANA electoral campaign. Ben Peterson (Fightback/MANA Otautahi) offers one perspective. More >>

Establishment combines to kick Hone out of parliament

Monday, 22 September 2014, 9:54 am | Fightback

An initial reaction to the 2014 General Election results from Ian Anderson (Fightback). More analysis to come. More >>

WGTN: March for free education

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:51 am | Fightback

We are students, university staff, and members of the community. Whichever parties form a government after September 20th, we are demanding an end to corporatisation of education. More >>

Mass Surveillance and Resistance

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 9:53 am | Fightback

Revelations just 5 days before the General Election pose serious questions about the nature of the New Zealand government. Whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed details about the GCSB and the rest of the spying apparatus. The revelations on spying ... More >>

Mass surveillance and sexual violence: Assange and Snowden

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 2:01 pm | Fightback

Mass surveillance and sexual violence: The difference between Snowden and Assange by Fightback Admin 16 September 2014 More >>

Feed the kids, end the hunger system

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 3:19 pm | Fightback

Internet MANA recently released its policy platform for eliminating poverty . Feed The Kids is a key plank. This article by Grant Brookes, originally published by Fightback in March 2013, offers a socialist perspective on feeding the kids and ending the ... More >>

WGTN event: Why socialists participate in elections

Monday, 8 September 2014, 9:08 am | Fightback

Fightback presents: Introduction to Marxism series Why Socialists Participate in Elections 6 pm Monday September 15th 19 Tory St Introduction to Marxism sessions are held every Monday, 6pm at 19 Tory St More >>

Queer Politics and the Election: What are “Our” issues?

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:21 am | Fightback

Queer Politics and the Election: What are “Our” issues? by Fightback Admin 2 September 2014 More >>

Fightback 2014 issue #6 online now

Monday, 1 September 2014, 9:23 am | Fightback

This special, expanded election edition of Fightback magazine comes at what seems to be a turning point in the 2014 election. The shockwaves from Dirty Politics , Nicky Hager's exposé of the possibly corrupt relations between National Party cabinet ... More >>

Coalition governments and real change

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 10:07 am | Fightback

Mike Treen, General Secretary of UNITE Union. (Reprinted from The Daily Blog, originally published in 2013). More >>

Fightback opposes platform for Julian Assange

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 9:14 am | Fightback

Fightback supports Internet MANA as an alliance between radical indigenous and progressive tau iwi forces, challenging the neoliberal consensus. More >>

Elections and migrant-bashing: Full rights for workers

Monday, 25 August 2014, 10:25 am | Fightback

Labour and National both have unpromising records when it comes to immigration policy. National, represented by Minister of Immigration Michael Woodhouse, has suffered a series of embarrassments this year. Groups of Filipino workers employed in Christchurch ... More >>

New Zealand state’s quandary in the Asia-Pacific

Monday, 25 August 2014, 9:48 am | Fightback

In May, the US government brought criminal charges against five Chinese military officials for hacking into the systems of US energy and steel companies. They stole trade secrets and conducted economic espionage. More >>

 

 

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