Bank workers dispute

February 14th, 2015 | by Joe Kelly

Since August 2014 workers at ANZ Bank have been involved in the longest-running dispute in New Zealand’s finance sector’s history.


New ‘anti-terror’ laws

February 13th, 2015 | by Geraldine Pinao

In 2014 the National government passed the ‘Countering Terrorist Foreign Fighters Bill’. The law allows for surveillance by intelligence agencies


Labour installs new leader

February 12th, 2015 | by Rakesh Lal

Andrew Little, the newly elected leader of the Labour Party, came to parliament in 2011 after two years as president


National’s support sliding as election looms

August 30th, 2014 | by CWI Reporters

Socialists participate in the MANA Party and are encouraging support for it in this election. But at the same time we argue that MANA could be more effective if it formally allied with other progressive organisations – including unions and anti-poverty groups. MANA should take a lead in building an alliance of those forces. This would provide a magnificent platform from which it could continue the struggle on the ground while using parliament to help get its messages across


The Bolsheviks and the war

August 11th, 2014 | by Socialist Voice

The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution, and the creation of the world’s first workers’ state. This was only possible, writes PETER TAAFFE, because the workers were led by the Bolsheviks, armed with a clear Marxist analysis and revolutionary programme


NZ: Inequality continues to rise

June 27th, 2014 | by Joe Kelly

International charity Oxfam has highlighted figures from the recent 2013 Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databook which show that the richest



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