From Social Security to Charity

On July 20th, 2009, the Business Roundtable put forward its ideas about social security.

Their programme was radical to say the least. In a nutshell, their proposal is to delegate the provision of welfare to organisations such as churches, iwi and other non-government organisations.

 

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Auckland Super City For the Rich - By the Rich

The Royal Commission report into the governance of the Auckland region has concluded that all eight existing councils in the Greater Auckland region, which includes the regional council, be abolished and replaced by one 'Super City' council.

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New Zealand Perspectives 2009

New Zealand Perspectives 2009 (written January 2009) should be read in conjunction with last years perspectives (New Zealand Perspectives 2008) as they are a continuation from them. In addition these perspectives should be read in conjunction with World Perspectives 2008 and associated material from the International Marxist Tendency (IMT) and Socialist Appeal NZ. 


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Socialist Appeal Magazine - Issue #1- Out Now!

We are pleased to announce the first edition of Socialist Appeal magazine.  Socialist Appeal will be published on a quarterly basis.  We bring you a genuine Marxist analysis of events here in New Zealand and internationally in order to inform and educate workers.

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Successful Hands Off Venezeula meeting in Wellington

On the evening on Saturday, December 5, John Peterson, National Secretary of the U.S. Hands Off Venezuela Campaign, presented the film "No Volveran" in Wellington, New Zealand. Some 30 people came out to see the film and speaker at the Newtown Community Centre. The event was organised by the Zapatista Support Committee, in collaboration with Hands Off Venezuela and Socialist Appeal (NZ).

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