Child welfare in the age of capitalist decay – a glimpse of New Zealand’s stolen generation

[Note: this post was updated on 24 June with comments on the obfuscatory character of the term ‘domestic violence,’ and on the source of Oranga Tamariki’s tendency to act on […]

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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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Origins of the working class in New Zealand

The modern proletariat is a propertyless class. Evicted from the land, dispossessed of the means of life, the proletarians are thereby compelled, under threat of starvation, to sell their labour-power […]

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