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Aotearoa Workers’ Solidarity Movement (AWSM): Statement on 85th Anniversary of the Spanish Revolution

Statement by the Aotearoa Workers’ Solidarity Movement (AWSM)on the 85th Anniversary of the Spanish Revolution.

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The Gang Issue in Aotearoa [So-called New Zealand]

Aotearoa [so-called New Zealand]. Street after street of nearly identical, poorly maintained houses owned by social housing agencies (some iwi run) and low-decile schools where important subjects are either sidelined or poorly taught.  Alcoholism, problem gambling, drug abuse, and domestic violence are commonplace.  Suspicion, hostility, and a mixture of ethnic, religious, and nationalistic hatreds stir below the surface, just waiting to explode in violence. This is not the product of an over-active imagination influenced by mainstream media.  It’s the reality of what I see every time I go to visit family in Porirua.  It’s what I was born and raised in.  It’s what I spent various parts of my adult life living in.  

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Solidarity: Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement Newsletter #23 April 2021

Aotearoa/New Zealand. The April 2021 issue of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement Newsletter is out now.

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Solidarity: Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement Newsletter #22 March 2021

Aotearoa/New Zealand. The March 2021 issue of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement Newsletter is out now.

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#Aotearoa / #NewZealand: An Interview with the Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchists

The Commoner talks to the Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchists, a group dedicated to promoting anarchism and resisting settler colonialism in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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Why We Don’t Vote

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?

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New Zealand Election: Money, Power and Kiwi Non-Exceptionalism

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.

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# Aotearoa (so-called #NewZealand) – Not Voting: “Unhelpful & extreme”?

So-called New Zealand. February 12, 2020. This year Aotearoa will be experiencing an election. The various political parties will be expecting people to vote for them and many will.

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