Canterbury Earthquake

The recent magnitude 7.1 earthquake and the numerous aftershocks in Christchurch and the surrounding area are a reminder to us all that we live on the 'Shaky Islands'. Socialist Appeal send our sympathies to all those effected by the earthquake and especially those that face uncertainty over their housing provisions and jobs.

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Labour: Socialist Policies Needed

We are constantly being told that there is one year to go to the Rugby World Cup.    What is not being stated that often is that it is also one year to go to the next general election, with the National Party still riding high in the polls!

This will be the last Labour conference before the election.  The need for coherent socialist policies has never been greater.  Worker are under attack from the bosses and their government     

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Socialist Appeal Magazine - Issue #4 - Out Now

Order your copy of Socialist Appeal now.  Issue #3 is available over the autumn months.

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National's Blitzkrieg Against New Zealand Workers Continues!

On Sunday 18th July 2010 approximately 300 trade unionists protested outside the National Party Conference held in Auckland over the weekend in protest against the attacks on union and workers rights since National took power after the November 2008 elections.

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National Govt Threaten to Privatise Kiwibank

The Finance Minister, Bill English, at a post budget speech to a Christchurch business meeting announced that the government is considering the part-privatisation of Kiwibank.  Bill English was no doubt euphoric from delivering a budget for his rich mates that he thought he could be more honest about the government's intentions to sell our state assets.

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