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100 years after the February Revolution - Forum Thu 7pm

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 11:25 am | Socialist Aotearoa

In 1917, Russia was a vast empire covering much of modern-day Poland in the west, Armenia and Azerbaijan in the south, and Kazakhstan and Siberia in the east. It had been ruled for centuries by an autocratic monarchy that gave little space to any ... More >>

Joe Carolan - Socialist for Mt Albert - People Before Profit

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 12:55 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

As some of you will know by now, our comrade Joe Carolan is running for MP at the Mt Albert by-election in Auckland on the 25th of February as an independant socialist under the title of People Before Profit. More >>

After John Key Era? Where to now for Aotearoa....

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 10:29 am | Socialist Aotearoa

Join a panel of union and movement activists this Thursday at 7pm Unite Union, 6a Western Springs Road, Kingsland - to discuss, "where now for politics in Aotearoa?" More >>

Big Gay Disco - Protest Bishops Bigotry

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 11:56 am | Socialist Aotearoa

As many of you will have seen, our local bigot Brian Tamaki has be making false and outlandish claims at his church about the LGBT community causing the earthquake in Kaikoura because of our sins, which as we know is so ridiculous it's beyond logic ... More >>

Why America and the World Needs a Revolution - Forum Tonight

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 1:28 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

How has Donald Trump, a thuggish racist billionaire who boasted of sexual assaults on women, won the US presidency? It is a result that sends shockwaves across the world. It must be met by increased resistance. More >>

Why We Still Celebrate The Russian Revolution

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 2:34 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

99 years ago this week, workers overthrew the pro war Government in Russia and took power through Workers Councils. A revolutionary wave spread through Europe toppling three Empires, and inspring hundreds of Soviets throughout the World. More >>

Socialist Aotearoa 26/11: Class and capitalism in 2014

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 4:48 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

Politicians and media pundits have spent years telling us that class no longer exists. Yet most people feel that they live in a society defined by class. More >>

Socialist Aotearoa 1/10: Grand Theft Capitalism

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 11:00 am | Socialist Aotearoa

The recent release of the video game Grand Theft Auto V to more than $1 billion in sales and to widespread controversy has attracted political comment from all sides. More >>

Eyewitness to Egypt's Revolution

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 7:25 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

Daniel Mackisack is a young New Zealander who for the past three years has been living in Cairo and participating in the events of the Egyptian Revolution. More >>

Mana, the Left and the battle for Auckland's future

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 12:53 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

With less than three months until the Auckland Council elections and with the results of the Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election fresh in our minds it's time to consider how the left intervenes in the city council elections this year. More >>

Socialist Aotearoa 18/06: Branch Meeting Thursday

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 9:46 am | Socialist Aotearoa

They put up the price of public transport in Sao Paolo. They used bulldozers on the trees of Gezi Park. But in both cities, the initial attacks by the neo-liberal empire on the rights of people and planet were followed by the violence of the plastic bullet ... More >>

Socialist Aotearoa: Is this racism? Response to the cartoons

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 9:43 am | Socialist Aotearoa

Socialist Aotearoa 4/06: Is this racism? A response to the cartoons - Auckland University Forum Thursday. More >>

Blood on our clothes

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 9:05 am | Socialist Aotearoa

More than 1100 mostly female clothing workers wiped off the face of the earth in Bangladesh. Crushed under the rubble of their factory which the day before they had been forced to work in, despite protests about cracks in the walls. The deadliest ... More >>

What Would a Socialist Aotearoa Look Like?

Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 2:21 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

This week's branch meeting will open with a discussion on what a socialist Aotearoa could look like. We already know what it looks like under capitalism. Tens of thousands of children going hungry to school. More than a hundred thousand people jobless. ... More >>

SA Newsletter 6/05: Climate Change and How to Stop It

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 11:34 am | Socialist Aotearoa

Last week's Aotearoa is Not for Sale demonstrations were fantastic, thousands of people around the country marching against the asset sales got lots of media coverage keeping the privatisation debate alive. More >>

SA Newsletter 19/02: Power to the People

Monday, 22 April 2013, 11:59 am | Socialist Aotearoa

What a whirlwind few weeks it has been. Margaret Thatcher popped her clogs and the champagne glasses came out. New Zealand's Parliament legalised gay marriage and the champagne came out again. In south Auckland socialists and even Lucy Lawless joined ... More >>

Thursday 28/3/13 - The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 5:21 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

Across the world the economic crisis continues. More people out of work in New Zealand, more problems with the European banking system and general strikes and protests continue around the world. Millions are looking for an alternative to capitalism and questioning ... More >>

Time to Feed the Kids

Friday, 15 March 2013, 4:07 pm | Socialist Aotearoa

Socialist Aotearoa is a part of the Mana Movement (www.mana.net.nz) and this week we are pleased to help bring Hone Harawira MP and John Minto to Auckland University to discuss the struggle for free breakfasts in all low decile schools. More >>

SA Newsletter 19/02: The Arab Spring enters its third year

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 10:52 am | Socialist Aotearoa

It's been a great week for the left in Aotearoa. First, we saw an awesome Pride march on the Ponsonby Road on Saturday with thousands marching against homophobia and in support of gay marriage. Second, Tuhoe freedom fighters Tame Iti and Rangi Kemara ... More >>

Middle Earth Uprising against the TPPA

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 9:22 am | Socialist Aotearoa

Outraged Aucklanders in Middle Earth garb will gather this afternoon to protest the undemocratic Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, a 'free trade' and investment agreement with the United States and 9 other countries that will sell out New Zealand's sovereignty ... More >>

 

 

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