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Three million join second day of strikes over climate change

Three million join second day of strikes over climate change Some three million people joined a huge climate strike across 28 countries on Friday of last week.

Big strikes and protests in New Zealand kick off day of action over climate change

Big strikes and protests in New Zealand kick off day of action over climate change A huge climate strike has hit New Zealand, where 170,000 people have walked out to demand climate justice.

New Zealand fascist murderer given confidence by climate of Islamophobia

New Zealand fascist murderer given confidence by climate of Islamophobia A man who took part in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand was a self-declared fascist.

Migrants and wages

Migrants and wages Newspapers last week wanted us to panic about the 64,000 workers from eastern Europe who came to Britain last year. We are apparently supposed to be less concerned by the 68,000 people who came from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa - and we are expected to ignore the thousands of people from Britain who left the country.

East Timor's crisis cannot be solved by imperialism

Over 2,000 Australian troops have been sent to East Timor in the last fortnight as part of an international "peacekeeping force" along with troops from Malaysia, New Zealand and Portugal.

New Zealand Starbucks strike

New Zealand Starbucks strike Workers across Auckland, New Zealand, joined the world’s first strike at Starbucks coffee shops last month.

Voices from the world's biggest global anti-war protest

22 February 2003
Turkey | Luxembourg | Ireland | Australia | Austria | Czech Republic | Malaysia | New Zealand | Switzerland | Malta | Poland | Cyprus | Norway | Germany

'The election shows thirst for change'

04 December 1999
NEW ZEALAND'S Tories were booted out of office at the weekend as voters rejected 15 years of free market madness. In 1984 the country's Labour government let the market rip. It sold off public services, passed vicious anti-union laws and doled out tax cuts to the rich. The nine year National (Tory) government that followed carried on in Labour's footsteps. The gap between rich and poor increased more in New Zealand than in any other Western country. Today one in ten households are forced to ask for food handouts.

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