Defend Kiwirail Jobs

Kiwirail bosses decision to make 70 workers redundant from a workforce of 172 at its Dunedin and Lower Hutt workshops brings into question the state owned enterprise (SOE) model for nationlised industries that allows the market to dictate it business decisions.

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Budget Protest

May 19th, 2011, was a day of protest against the planned cuts that were expected to be announced in the Budget that afternoon. It had been organised by the Council of Trade Unions and the Labour Party.

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New Zealand Perspectives 2011

Friday 22nd April 2011

New Zealand perspectives 2011 should be read in conjunction with previous years' perspective documents as they are a continuation from them. In addition these perspectives should be read in conjunction with the latest World Perspective analysis and associated material from the International Marxist Tendency (IMT) and Socialist Appeal NZ.

These perspectives constitute a continuing analysis of the socio-economic crises facing New Zealand Capitalism. It applies the methods of Marxism to these processes, seeking the trends and processes within to serve as a guide to action for all workers and youth who want to struggle for the socialist transformation of society.


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Labour Party Conference 2011

The 2011 Labour Party Conference was held in Wellington from May 21st to 23rd, 2011. The primary reason behind this year’s conference was to whip the delegates and the various candidates into line for the 2011 elections due to be held in late November this year.

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Christchurch Earthquake

Socialist Appeal sends its support, sympathy and solidarity to the people of Christchurch after the  February 22nd 6.3 aftershock devastated much of Christchurch and the surrounding area.

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