[Marxism] Fwd: Latest on Redline blog

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 04:11:30 MDT 2017

Another busy week at the blog.

Check out:

The real scandal around Winston Peters' superannuation is that some people
want to undermine the universal nature of pensions and have the pension
means-tested: *https://rdln.wordpress.com/2017/08/30/winston-peters-super-the-real-scandal/

Immigration is a key political issue because it shows whether people stand
for pulling up the drawbridge on a cosy little privileged NZ or show
solidarity with the workers of the world and the right to free movement:

And, for background reading, see, The Case for Open Borders:

Ultra-rightist groups in the USA have been emboldened by the Trump
presidency.  Among those taing them on have been San Francisco
wharfies: *https://rdln.wordpress.com/2017/08/27/san-francisco-wharfies-strike-action-against-far-right/

A legacy of defeats and the impact of living in a member of the imperialist
club have had a debilitating effect on workers' consciousness and
preparedness to struggle in New Zealand:

Global action against extra-judicial killings in the Philippines:

A group of artists are continuing the conversation Metiria Turei MP started
– demanding a more compassionate social welfare system. They asked artists
who have been on a benefit in NZ (DPB, sickness, invalids, jobseeker,
whatever) to draw a picture of themselves, and write a couple of sentences
next to it about their experiences.  See: https://rdln.wordpress.co
(Scroll down from there to see the others)

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