Why the founding of the Labour Party was a historic advance

 “The first great step of importance for every country newly entering into the [working class] movement is always the constitution of the workers as an independent political party, no matter […]

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A country of inveterate, backwoods, thick-headed, egotistical philistines

The period of the Liberal government in New Zealand from 1890 to 1912, was one of unprecedented general prosperity – in comparison with the rest of the world – the […]

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Was the D-day invasion part of the struggle against fascism in Europe? A discussion  

The outpouring of hypocritical blather from imperialist politicians in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the D-day invasion of Normandy by US, Canadian and British troops in June 1944 was […]

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Workers who stood for King and Country in 1914

While in 1914 the political appeal of “King and country” was comparatively weak among workers in Australasia, the social basis of national chauvinism was highly developed. The split in the […]

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