This article was originally posted by Karin from Frankfurt iL on the online debate website of interventionistische Linke, a German radical socialist organisation. We greatly appreciate the work of Sabine Schneider from Tangimoana/Manawatu who translated the original text to assist radicals in Aotearoa. What to do in times of Corona? Because a virus rattles society… Continue reading What to do in times of Corona – Interventionistische Linke
Introduction The content of our Work and Welfare Programme was informed by attendees of two public hui in Auckland and Wellington in November 2018, as well as anti-poverty and labour organisers. This is the second of six sections analysing the state of class warfare in Aotearoa, and laying out a plan for building a movement… Continue reading How can we end poverty?
by Mirkyton Ummashtarte Part 1: Goodbye to the end of History 31 years ago, US political writer Francis Fukuyama wrote an essay titled The end of history. In it, he summed up what many were feeling at the conclusion of the Cold War: without a grand historical conflict between world superpowers, what further challenges could… Continue reading Covid-19 and the new era
--Ka mate kainga tahi, ka ora kainga rua-- Kia ora friends and comrades, We’re asking comrade and supporters to demand a rent amnesty, housing for the homeless and a total ban on evictions! As the COVID-19 emergency has put us into lockdown across Aotearoa, our unsheltered and home-renting population is at risk. Renters are facing… Continue reading Justice for renters & homeless people during COVID-19
by Ben Rosamond What makes a pandemic, like the spread of Covid19, different from similarly destructive natural disasters and weather-related events? There are multiple answers to this question. One is that a pandemic, by definition, has an effect on the whole world, whereas disasters tend to be local affairs. This is somewhat convincing, but as… Continue reading Solidarity in the time of Coronavirus