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People and Planet- We Need a Revolution.

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If we want to stop Climate Change, we need to end, not reform, Capitalism. To do that will require a revolution. Today's Global day of action will demonstrate internationalism and people power as an alternative to parliamentary reformism and green capitalism. We stand in solidarity with French anti capitalists who will defy the State of Emergency to bring the movement onto the streets of Paris, against those governments who are destroying our world with War, greed and pollution.

 System change, not climate change.

-Socialist Aotearoa






The FIght for Migrant Workers in Auckland- Workers Voice Radio

FIGHTING FOR MIGRANT WORKERS RIGHTS IN AUCKLAND- Listen to Mexican refugee Diego Compa, Anu Kaloti from the Migrant Workers Association of Aotearoa and Sunny Sehgal , organiser for E tū talking about the exploitation of migrant workers in New Zealand to Joe Carolan on Unite Union's "Workers Voice" radio show.

THE HIKOI FOR HOMES

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The shout of ‘Whose streets? Our streets!’ never sounded better than on yesterday’s Hikoi for Homes from Glenn Innes to Orakei. It was a bleak day but even the vicious rain couldn’t dampen spirits or the sense of growing empowerment as hundreds of trade unionists, campaigners, activists and political party members defied a police appeal to ‘stick to the sidewalk’ on the 6km march. 

Historic change never came from sticking to the sidewalk; we were there to shout it loud, shout it proud: A home is a basic human right – and we want decent housing now. The march, organised by Child Poverty Action Group, brought together a number of campaigners and activists – among them First Union, Unite Union, Socialist Aoteaora, the Green Party, Labour Party, Auckland Action Against Poverty, Child Poverty Action Group and many other individuals - unified in the aim of securing decent housing, an end to state house sell-offs, and rent control. 

While good weather would have meant a larger march, the resp…