Written By: - Date published: 12:40 pm, December 5th, 2019 - 4 comments
The Museum of Oil History and SS4C dancing the Macarena ended an awesome week of protest action against oil drilling in NZ.
Written By: - Date published: 7:10 am, December 4th, 2019 - 40 comments
We need to normalise a political culture based on real relationships, where people can work through their beliefs and thinking about how they want society to be without being constantly bombarded with information and processes that are deeply anti-human.
Written By: - Date published: 8:56 am, November 29th, 2019 - 66 comments
A dedicated post on The Standard providing a discussion space for left-wing people only.
Written By: - Date published: 7:10 am, November 22nd, 2019 - 52 comments
As the climate catastrophe gets to another level of intensity, building new systems can be an antidote to feeling powerless or afraid in the face of the crisis.
Written By: - Date published: 10:27 am, November 18th, 2019 - 97 comments
The only way out of the housing crisis is for the state to mandate the right to a home.
Written By: - Date published: 9:54 am, November 17th, 2019 - 105 comments
“I’ve grown up knowing nothing but the revolution of the early 1980s. This is this operating system which was uploaded in New Zealand and people have tried to install better policies or better programs, but if they don’t work with the system, they are crashing”
Written By: - Date published: 1:17 pm, November 11th, 2019 - 39 comments
The tussock fire at Middlemarch has impacted Dunedin’s water supply and raises issues about our preparedness for climate change.
Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, November 6th, 2019 - 87 comments
Are National parachuting in a fundamentalist Christian as a Prime Minister hopeful?
Written By: - Date published: 1:48 pm, November 5th, 2019 - Comments Off on Young Māori voices on climate action
An indigenous youth delegation from Aotearoa is heading to the 25th UN Climate Talks.
Written By: - Date published: 11:55 am, October 24th, 2019 - 23 comments
Before we get to talking about the right to die, can we please have a conversation about the right to live?
Written By: - Date published: 7:10 am, October 16th, 2019 - 74 comments
Amnesty International condemn police blanket ban on Extinction Rebellion protests in London.
Written By: - Date published: 7:10 am, October 14th, 2019 - 73 comments
Is less spin and more analysis too much to ask?
Written By: - Date published: 7:10 am, October 2nd, 2019 - 99 comments
“The political status quo is unfit to confront the climate crisis”
Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, September 28th, 2019 - 13 comments
Gerry Brownlee clarifies.
Written By: - Date published: 7:10 am, September 26th, 2019 - 23 comments
Tech is cute, right?
Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, September 21st, 2019 - 33 comments
The global School Strikes this week and the upcoming International Rebellions are part of a large wave of change that gives us a chance at preventing the worst of climate disaster.
Written By: - Date published: 10:17 am, September 2nd, 2019 - 21 comments
Not so much Zero Carbon as Zero Shits. While National look set to monkey-wrench our climate legislation, we can remember that the real power in addressing the climate crisis lies outside of parliament.
Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, August 30th, 2019 - 209 comments
Greta Thunberg’s journey was an invitation into a conversation not about deprivation, but how to live well as we change.
Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, August 29th, 2019 - 47 comments
An application to dam the Waitaha River on the West Coast has been declined. When looking at how to meet human needs, we need to do better than ‘how much can we get away with taking from nature?’
photo – Zak Shaw
Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, August 27th, 2019 - 47 comments
New Zealand’s poster boys for late stage capitalism’s dying throes are fools of the highest order.