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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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#Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement: A Worker’s Story #1

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.

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Aotearoa / New Zealand: Fundraiser for the 2020 Tāmaki Anarchist Bookfair

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Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchists are excited to be hosting the first ever (as far as we know!) Anarchist Bookfair in Tāmaki Makaurau on the 27th and 28th of March at the Mount Albert War Memorial Hall! We will have nearly 20 workshops and talks, stalls, childcare, food and of course books. Possible topics will range from anarchist parenting to new forms of unionism to alternative media to playback theatre and mau rakau!

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#Antifa #Aotearoa, #Christchurch: The “Lone Wolf” – Obfuscation and Tactic

Aotearoa / New Zealand: The term “Lone Wolf” is used to obfuscate the level of organisation within the far-right scene and the fact that it is used as a deliberate tactic.

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AWSM: Can #ExtinctionRebellion #Aotearoa #NZ help save the world?

Extinction Rebellion was established in the United Kingdom in October 2018 as a movement that aims to use tactics of nonviolent direct action in order to avert the effects of climate change. Since its formation it has rapidly spread to at least 35 other countries, including New Zealand, who have recently carried a few headline-grabbing protests, with the promise of more to come.

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New Zealand: This is not about free speech – This is simply self-defence

Statement by the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement: This is not about free speech – This is simply self-defence.

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