How to defend democratic rights and political space – case study of a political victory

Renée Gerlich is a feminist and blogger living in Wellington, New Zealand. She holds that New Zealand was wrong for decriminalising pimps and punters along with prostituted persons in the […]

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Chinese Bolsheviks in the Russian revolution – and an old slander that echoes down the generations

A friend who is of Ukrainian ancestry, and who supports  the right of Ukraine to be free from the boot of Russian militarism, as I do, recently shared with me […]

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Conspiracies, exposés, and revolutionary morality – a discussion in 140 characters  

When I published a post critical of Nicky Hager’s book, Dirty Politics – How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand’s political environment last week, it prompted an exchange on Twitter […]

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