Aotearoa/so called New Zealand. The right to vote is seen as a necessary prerequisite for freedom across the world. People have fought and died for the right to vote in elections. Women across the world fought bitter battles for the right to vote. So why are the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) questioning this as a right worth having?Continue reading Why We Don’t Vote
Joint statement by Coordenação Anarquista Brasileira – CAB, Federación Anarquista Uruguaya – FAU, Federación Anarquista Rosario – FAR (Argentina), Organización Anarquista de Córdoba – OAC (Argentina), Federación Anarquista Santiago – FAS (Chile), Grupo Libertario Vía Libre (Colombia), Union Communiste Libertaire (Francia), Embat – Organización Anarquista (Cataluña), Alternativa Libertaria / Federazione dei Comunisti Anarchici – AL/fdca (Italia), Die Plattform (Alemania), Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet – DAF (Turquía), Organization Socialiste Libertaire – OSL (Suiza), Libertaere Aktion (Suiza), Workers Solidarity Movement – WSM (Irlanda), Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group – MACG (Australia), Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement – AWSM (Aotearoa / New Zealand)Continue reading Solidarity statement with #Rojava facing war and a global #pandemic!
COVID-19 – known as the coronavirus – emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan. It’s flu-like symptoms enabled the quick spread of the virus within the city. It also allowed the spread of the disease beyond Wuhan despite the attempts of the Chinese government to curb it by resorting to drastic measures of arresting and detaining suspected carriers.Continue reading #CoronaVirus: An Epidemic of Stupidity & Authoritarianism
Just when it seemed the 2020 General Election (scheduled for September) was shaping up to be another yawnfest both National and New Zealand First have found themselves embroiled in a scandal that could upset the political landscape, or at least the outcome of the election itself.Continue reading New Zealand Election: Money, Power and Kiwi Non-Exceptionalism
Workers in Aotearoa (like workers everywhere) are under attack from those who own and control the undemocratic places where we are employed. The corporate media have little interest in bringing this to light. So, its up to us at the bottom of this system to highlight the reality we are experiencing.Continue reading #Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement: A Worker’s Story #1
Statement by the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement: This is not about free speech – This is simply self-defence.