Surviving Extinction in a Socialist Aotearoa

Māori protesters on Waitangi Day, 6th February 2006 (Credit: Charlie Brewer) COP 27, the official annual forum of capitalist states which represents the interests of the capitalist ruling classes to continue destroying the… Continue reading

Aotearoa: Stagflation & End Stage Capitalism

Stagflation is the necessary consequence of the failure of capitalism to invest in the production of value. This leaves surplus money capital in circulation which engages in speculation for existing assets driving up… Continue reading

The End of Capitalism, Māori Self Determination, and the future Socialist Republic of Aotearoa!

NZ was colonised by the British Empire in the mid-19th century. It remains a semi-colony since it has never had a war of independence to break from imperialism. Under a Treaty that promised… Continue reading

Aotearoa: Mobilise against Fascism!

The documentary Fire and Fury about the February, 2022, occupation of parliamentary grounds, largely confirms the position we took at the time. The leadership was made up of a small group of influential… Continue reading

Purity Spirals, Political Alliances, and Movement Building

Originally posted on Jane Clare Jones:
I know I said I was going for a while, and I will be going for a while, but I said that before the news broke from…

Inflation – a symptom of capitalist crisis

Despite getting nearly a $1 trillion boost to its wealth since 2020, NZ business is benefitting from the release of suppressed Covid consumption by raising prices. Lack of competition in most sectors leads… Continue reading

Where is Aotearoa/NZ Going?

If we believe the leader of the opposition, Aotearoa/NZ is going “backwards”. Certainly as a neo-colony of China and the USA, Aotearoa is going backwards so long as it remains subservient to the… Continue reading

Ukrainian Marxists call for a New Zimmerwald

This statement from Ukraine Marxists captures the reality that the war in Ukraine is a continuation of the counter-revolution against the Bolshevik revolution which began in 1918 with the warring imperialists halting their… Continue reading

The Dawn of Humanity

Chris Knight in his review of David Graeber and David Wengrow’s The Dawn of Everything says the book is not about the ‘dawn’ of humanity but its ‘tea time’ around 30,000 years ago.… Continue reading

How workers are used as fascist fodder to create a fascist state to smash socialist revolution

So far there are a range of opinions on The Daily Blog about the Convoy occupation of Parliament Grounds. Chris Trotter calls for the police to remove the protestors. John Minto sees this… Continue reading

1492-2022 The Rise and Fall of the Capitalocene

Year 2022 is year 3 of Sars CoV 2,  and year 270 of Climate change dating from 1750. But the year we should be paying attention to is year 530 of the Capitalocene,… Continue reading

The Future is the Commune

Dying capitalism is beset by contradictions. The dull compulsion of the hidden hand is not working. It is left naked and exposed. The increasing anarchy of the market in the age of imperialism… Continue reading

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