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Taxing the Richardson Will Not Be Enough

Author Elliot Crossan By Elliot Crossan
Date 3 years ago
A shrill screeching sound has been echoing around Aotearoa in the last couple of weeks.  From Cape Reinga to Stewart Island, the deafening screams of the rich — terrified at the idea that they might have to pay a little more tax — have been reverberating across the country, reaching every corner…

100 Years Ago: The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg

Author Elliot Crossan By Elliot Crossan
Date 3 years ago
“Today we can seriously set about destroying capitalism once and for all. No, still more; today we are not only in a position to perform this task, its performance is not only a duty toward the proletariat, but its solution offers the only means of saving human society from destruction.”…

Can We Afford to Pay Teachers and Nurses?

Author Elliot Crossan By Elliot Crossan
Date 4 years ago
This year has seen a remarkable upsurge in workers’ struggle.  Union members, largely but not exclusively in the public service, are demonstrating loud and clear that they are sick and tired of decades of low wages and precarious conditions, especially with the cost of housing so toweringly high these days….

Stop the False Compromise

Author Elliot Crossan By Elliot Crossan
Date 4 years ago
A response to an article in Stuff by Tracy Watkins: ‘Jacinda Ardern must pause radical reforms or risk economic consequences of falling business confidence – National‘ There is a pervasive myth on the left that while we may want to see significant, systemic change to society, we have to constantly tone…

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