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Housing under Neoliberalism

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:58 am | Joel Cosgrove

It is a generally acknowledged political fact that housing is unaffordable. Within the awkward blame shuffling and finger pointing, MANA’s policy of building 10,000 well-built and insulated homes per year until demand for affordable housing was satisfied, ... More >>

Industrial Relations: “Between equal rights, force decides”

Monday, 23 June 2014, 1:13 pm | Joel Cosgrove

Fightback participates in the MANA Movement, whose stated mission is to bring “rangatiratanga to the poor, the powerless and the dispossessed.” Capitalism was imposed in Aotearoa through colonisation, and the fight for indigenous self-determination is intimately ... More >>

Democracy, Freedom and the Realisation of the Imagination

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 1:59 pm | Joel Cosgrove

We spent last week talking about capitalism (a social/economic structure which is based on the production of things for profit). The flip side of a discussion of capitalism is a discussion of socialism. More >>

Debating a Progressive Alternative to Labour

Thursday, 23 October 2008, 2:01 pm | Joel Cosgrove

Politicians will converge on the Southern Cross Bar on Labour Day to debate what is needed for a progressive alternative to the Labour Party. More >>

Aspiring Politicians to Front to the Public

Wednesday, 6 August 2008, 9:29 am | Joel Cosgrove

Preparations are underway for the upcoming Wellington Central candidates forum at 176 Aro St this coming Saturday. More >>

Franks on Franks get political in Aro St

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 12:55 am | Joel Cosgrove

With the Election coming up, loveable rogue/ sound engineer/ Vic Uni Student President Joel Cosgrove has taken matters into his own hands. "I knew the election was coming up and I never manage to get the politicians to answer the questions I have. So I ... More >>