Browsing the "Inequality" Tag

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


Socialist perspectives for Aotearoa / New Zealand

February 17th, 2014 | by Socialist Voice

The purpose of this document is to give a broad analysis of economic, political, industrial, and social processes in New Zealand today. In our view this type of analysis and understanding of processes can help make socialists and social justice activists better prepared for future class struggles and for building fighting organisations


Labour forced to address child poverty

February 12th, 2014 | by CWI Reporters

This policy shift should be seen as a win given Labour have been forced to make the announcements on the back of campaigns for living wages and ending child poverty. However, this policy alone does not do enough to address child poverty. The real causes of poverty can only be achieved through democratic socialism.


Racism and recession in New Zealand

May 15th, 2013 | by Jared Phillips

Several recent events have elevated the issue of racism in New Zealand. In one case a nationalist MP belonging to the Danish People’s Party made headlines when she made racist comments about a traditional Maori welcome. Also Susan Devoy, who is unsympathetic to Maori political issues, was appointed as the new Race Relations Commissioner. At the same time National Party Prime Minister John Key has tried to stoke fears about South Asian refugee boats coming to New Zealand. This is despite no boats arriving so far



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