Category Archive: Uncategorized

Trump Plays with Fire in Korea

  Trump is reviving Bush junior’s bellicose approach to the DPRK which carries great risks for the whole world. By revving up the ‘axis of evil’ scenario he risks global destruction for the… Continue reading

Corbyn: A Partisan Revolution?

    Partisans for ‘youth’ Best of luck to the ‘non-partisan’ Matt McCarten in revving-up the ‘missing million’. That’s the problem though. If there was any message in Corbyn’s revival of the British… Continue reading

Suicide is about Alienation

Good on Mike King for attacking the gutless, shamefaced, official line on suicide as part of the problem not the solution. And cheers to The Daily Blog for acting as a forum on… Continue reading

War Crimes for Idiots: The New Zealand SAS and the War on Terror

  17 years after 9/11 and the official launch of the War on Terror (WOT) NZ finds itself facing for the first time the undeniable proof that it was recruited by the US… Continue reading

How (not) to smash fascism

  There is a lot of crying out now about ‘fascism’ with the ascension of Trump. Trump may be a crypto-, neo-, semi-, proto-fascist leader, but as yet he is not the head… Continue reading

Karl Marx and the myth of ‘fair shares’

The Panama Papers have caught the ‘global rich’ with their blind trusts exposed and this is supposed to tell us something, but what? Are the tax cheats just greedy parasites wanting to shirk… Continue reading

Assad, Putin and…Iceland???

Originally posted on The Rancid Honeytrap:
The Panama Papers “leak” is blatantly a propaganda op, with ties to soft imperialism’s usual suspects — Open Society, USAID, the Ford Foundation etc — and leading…

Mediating Marx

There is a big debate, including on The Daily Blog, on the bias of the corporate media, and the need for an independent media to correct this bias. Marxists have long debated the… Continue reading

Better Red than Dead

Marx on the Dialectics of Nature The inevitable failure of COP21 ‘hot air’ to meet the challenge of global warming proves yet again that capitalism is the problem not the solution. But what… Continue reading

Smash the TPP! For a Workers’ Government!

Aotearoa/NZ is a semi-colony that has been undergoing re-colonisation for years . This is how imperialists behave. Semi-colonies are ostensibly ‘independent’ but remain economically dependent. NZ has a long history of dependence which… Continue reading

Capitalism on FIRE

Jane Kelsey’s new book The Fire Economy: New Zealand’s Reckoning is all about ‘neo-liberalism’ and almost nothing about capitalism. It’s the same theme that Kelsey introduced in her 1995 book The New Zealand… Continue reading

The Naughty Infamous Labour Party: a Bedtime story for the kids.

23 September, 2014 For people struggling to understand what happened to the Labour Party on Saturday here’s a little bedtime story for the kids. (It’s a bit bloody in parts so best to… Continue reading

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