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Redundancies at Mystery Morrison’s latest company

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 2:40 pm | Ian Anderson

Fightback previously reported on redundancies at council-funded Wellington company CallActive, managed by John Morrison. More >>

Moves to gut public and Maori broadcasting

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 2:39 pm | Ian Anderson

Paora Maxwell’s tenure as Maori TV CEO has been controversial. In August 2013, staff at Maori TV circulated a petition against Maxwell’s appointment by the Nats. More recently, Maxwell announced a restructuring process, and high-profile figures ... More >>

Rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic? Labour and MANA

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 5:08 pm | Ian Anderson

Early in July this year, Labour Party leader David Cunliffe made headlines by apologising for being a man. Stoked by capitalist media sensation, Prime Minister John Key responded that “not all men” abuse women. More >>

The Labour Party and popular participation

Friday, 28 February 2014, 4:53 pm | Ian Anderson

Mainstream media coverage in the lead-up to the General Election tends to focus on fluctuations in polling, most recently an apparent growth in support for National. Left-wing critics of mainstream electoral polling sometimes note that polling relies ... More >>

The People Shall Govern! Nelson Mandela and capitalist lies

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 5:34 pm | Ian Anderson

Readers are probably aware that Nelson Mandela died at age 95,on Thursday the 5th of December 2013. His funeral is scheduled for December the 15th. As a leading figure in the African National Congress (ANC) which led the struggle to abolish apartheid ... More >>

Gramsci: Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will

Monday, 25 November 2013, 12:23 pm | Ian Anderson

In Aotearoa/NZ in 2013, revolutionary socialism seems impossible. Many believe that exploitation, ecological destruction, and greed are inevitable; as Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek puts it, “it is easier to imagine the end of the world than the end ... More >>

Wellington water crisis: Drought risk driven by capitalism

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 10:19 am | Ian Anderson

In mid-March 2013, Wellington City Council announced a water crisis. Nigel Wilson, chair of the region’s committee in charge of water supply, stated that Wellington, Porirua and the Hutt Valley had only 20 days of water left. From March 16th, the ... More >>

Rep. for Taito Phillip Field: New Christian Party

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 1:16 pm | Ian Anderson

As a representative for MP Taito Phillip Field to the National Advisory Council (NAC) of the newly formed Christian political vehicle, I am extremely disappointed at Gordon Copeland’s announcement this morning that he has withdrawn from the co-leadership ... More >>




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