Pro-Iranian Communist Party Co-ordinates “Ferguson” Protests, Excuses Violence
November 26, 2014 – 6:48 pm EST | One Comment

The Workers World Party is one of the most extreme leftist groups in America. They support Cuba, Iran, North Korea, even Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe. This November 22 video 2014 video “Why workers & the oppressed must stand with the Ferguson rebellion” from WWP leader Larry Holmes proves unequivocally that the the Party is coordinating […]

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Communist Ally Kucinich, Backs Communist Party Favorite Obama
January 2, 2008 – 10:19 pm EST | No Comment
Communist Ally Kucinich, Backs Communist Party Favorite Obama

Far left Democratic Presidential hopeful, Dennis Kucinich, has urged his supporters to back the far more electable Barack Obama. Dennis Kucinich, far left, Barack Obama, centre left From the Communist Party USA’s Political Affairs editors Blog Polling about 1% in Iowa just a day before the Iowa Caucuses, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) urged his supporters […]

Unrepentant Anarchist?
January 2, 2008 – 7:16 pm EST | 3 Comments
Unrepentant Anarchist?

One of the “Urewera 17” arrestees is an unnamed Swiss national, an anarchist known to use the pseudonym “smush capitalism” or simply “smush“. On this post I highlighted smush’s support for the Lakota (Sioux) declaration of independence. I wrote; “apparently smush’s time in jail has not dimmed his enthusiasm for indigenous revolution.” Last night someone […]

Carol Moseley Braun-Did Clinton Send Us A Socialist? Part 2
January 2, 2008 – 8:57 am EST | 3 Comments
Carol Moseley Braun-Did Clinton Send Us A Socialist? Part 2

Part 1 here While Carol Moseley-Braun was close to Chicago’s Communist Party, other socialist groups also helped her to win elections. In 1991/92, about a third of the members of the CPUSA broke away to form a new organisation, the Committees of Correspondence. Well known members of CoC include black academic Angela Davis, propagandist Noam […]

Pro-Parental Rights Petition Going Well
January 2, 2008 – 8:35 am EST | No Comment
Pro-Parental Rights Petition Going Well

A Family First media release 250,000 Signatures Demand Scrapping of Anti-Smacking Law Family First NZ is not surprised that the number of signatures calling for a Referendum on the anti-smacking law has already reached the 1/4 of a million mark. “This hugely unpopular bill has failed to protect 3 year old Nia Glassie, 16 month […]

Tame Iti’s Plans For Tuhoe
January 2, 2008 – 4:51 am EST | 10 Comments
Tame Iti’s Plans For Tuhoe

This has been around since 2005, but some may not have seen it. Towards the end, Tame Iti talks about wanting “complete sovereignty” for Tuhoe. That the “dream for us is that we want total control“. Iti talks about “preparation“, quietly doing things “we don’t put on the 6 o’clock News” and the need for […]

Nandor Tanczos- Anti-Capitalist
January 1, 2008 – 7:57 pm EST | 10 Comments
Nandor Tanczos- Anti-Capitalist

Green Party MP Nandor Tanczos was an anarchist well into the the late 1990s and probably still is. Certainly he is still militantly anti-capitalist. Nandor Tanczos is a long time friend and associate of Derek Wall, principal Male Speaker of the Green Party of England and Wales. Wall is a militant anti-capitalist and eco-socialist and […]

Green Party Anarchist To Resign-Replaced By Former Marxist-Leninist?
January 1, 2008 – 2:13 am EST | 5 Comments
Green Party Anarchist To Resign-Replaced By Former Marxist-Leninist?

Phil U at the Whoar! Blog is a former Green Party member. Last night he attended a Greenpeace gathering in the Far North. Phil claims he overhead a discussion that ran along these lines. Green MP Nandor Tanczos willc soon resign from Parliament. Phil claims to have personally verified this with Nandor Tanczos, in the […]

Pakistani Revolutionaries Exploit Assassination
December 31, 2007 – 9:17 pm EST | No Comment
Pakistani Revolutionaries Exploit Assassination

The West blames Al Qaeda for the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. In Pakistan, the Trotskyists who have infiltrated the late Ms Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party are blaming the Pakistani power elite. They are using the tragedy to stir up revolution. The Trotskyists have been widely circulating this pamphlet in Pakistan. THE BLOOD OF BENAZIR IS […]

Russian Communist’s Vision For A Red Future
December 31, 2007 – 6:47 pm EST | One Comment
Russian Communist’s Vision For A Red Future

Some excerpts from recent writings of Gennady Zyuganov, chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation and its candidate for President of the Russian Federation. From the Communist Party USA’s Political Affairs, The CPRF is the only real opposition party that stood its ground in the face of crude pressure […]

Labour’s Anti Free Speech Act Is Upon Us
December 31, 2007 – 6:14 pm EST | 2 Comments
Labour’s Anti Free Speech Act Is Upon Us

I’ve copied this attestation directly from David Farrar’s KiwiBlog; It is now 1 January 2008 and much political advocacy for or against a political party and/or candidate [Section 5(1)]is now regulated by the Electoral Finance Act, and treated as an election advertisement unless you qualify for an exemption. I assert that this website is a […]

Did Anarchists "Flick Dick"?
December 30, 2007 – 10:51 pm EST | 15 Comments
Did Anarchists "Flick Dick"?

If the Wellington anarchist community is wondering why I’m so “on their case” over their links to the “Urewera 17“, here’s my answer; You buggers started it. Here’s an article from the October 1999 issue of the Christchurch based anarchist ‘zine Thrall; Anarchists in Wellington have launched a grassroots campaign to oust ACT leader Richard […]

China Builds Influence in Cook Islands
December 30, 2007 – 8:22 pm EST | One Comment
China Builds Influence in Cook Islands

China is using it’s wealth to buy influence in our near neighbour, the Cook Islands. From Cook Islands News 21 December: Government has decided to take China up on its $9.3 million ‘soft‘ loan offer to cover the construction of the indoor sports complex and mini games facilities. The low interest long term loan was […]

Happy New Year
December 30, 2007 – 9:58 am EST | No Comment
Happy New Year

I’m not a religious man, but this song never fails to move me. Judy Collins does it beautifully. The ultimate song of redemption and spiritual renewal to mark the New Year.

Ex Comrade Calls Loudon Out On Bombing Posts
December 29, 2007 – 11:56 pm EST | 6 Comments
Ex Comrade Calls Loudon Out On Bombing Posts

I got an interesting email on Christmas morning. It concerned a post I wrote on the 1984 Wellington Trades Hall bombing and another I wrote on late Wellington Socialist Unity Party member, Bert Shipp. The bombing killed the building’s caretaker, Ernie Abbott and was immediately and widely blamed on “right wing, anti union elements“, though […]

Origins of the Anarchist/Maori Radical Alliance 4
December 29, 2007 – 10:44 pm EST | 5 Comments
Origins of the Anarchist/Maori Radical Alliance 4

Part 3 here Around 2002/03, Maori Zapatista supporters from Aotearoa Educators and Wellington anarchists from the Committee to Establish Civilisation, formed the New Zealand branch of People’s Global Action (PGA). While PGA apparently didn’t last long, the alliances it cemented eventually led to the arrest, in October 2007, of 17 people for allegedly attending “quasi-military” […]

Carol Moseley Braun-Did Clinton Send Us A Socialist? Part 1
December 28, 2007 – 7:04 am EST | 2 Comments
Carol Moseley Braun-Did Clinton Send Us A Socialist? Part 1

Former US ambassador to New Zealand (1999/2001) Carol Moseley-Braun has an interesting background. Appointed by President Bill Clinton, Moseley-Braun was like her patron, a Democrat, Like Barack Obama, who inherited her US Senate seat, Moseley-Braun was a veteran of the left side of the Chicago Democratic Party machine. Born in 1947, Carol Moseley was raised […]

Socialist Origins of the Pakistan People’s Party
December 27, 2007 – 8:07 pm EST | No Comment
Socialist Origins of the Pakistan People’s Party

Here’s a history of the origins of Benazir Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party from the Labor Party of Pakistan. The LPP is a Trotskyist organisation, so take into account their bias against the mainstream communists working through the PPP. According to the LPP; The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was formed on September 1, 1967. Its program […]

Marxist View of Assassination of Benazir Bhutto
December 27, 2007 – 7:28 pm EST | One Comment
Marxist View of Assassination of Benazir Bhutto

Pakistan People’s Party leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated yesterday in Rawalapindi. The Pakistan People’s Party, lead by Benazir’s father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was originally socialist, with a strong communist influence. In recent years the PPP has been reinfiltrated by Trotskyists from the Struggle organisation, aligned to the British based International Marxist Tendency. At least three […]

The Growing Anti-Western Alliance
December 27, 2007 – 7:07 pm EST | No Comment
The Growing Anti-Western Alliance

Russia and China already have Iran in their pocket, but seek to draw India and Japan into their anti Western Alliance. All the while posing as friends of the West, that is. From Iran’s Islamic Republic News Agency Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov said on Thursday that Iran has a special position in Russia’s […]

"Urewera 17" Arrestee Supports Lakota "Freedom" Movement
December 27, 2007 – 8:10 am EST | 16 Comments
"Urewera 17" Arrestee Supports Lakota "Freedom" Movement

Smush (short for smush capitalism)- is a member of the Aotearoa Indymedia editorial collective. He is a Swiss national and an anarchist activist. He was arrested in the October 15th anti terror raids and is alleged to have attended “Quasi-military” training camps in the Ureweras. He still faces firearms charges. Smush has name suppression. Apparently […]

Seek the "Truth"
December 27, 2007 – 3:23 am EST | 4 Comments
Seek the "Truth"

After years in the wilderness, 120 year old “NZ Truth” is making a comeback as a hard-hitting crusading newspaper. Truth lost its way around 1984 after then editor, the late Russell Gault left the paper. Now under the able editorship of Jock Anderson, Truth is once again taking up the cudgels. Once again NZ truth […]

Uncle Trev’s 2008 Wish List
December 26, 2007 – 8:36 pm EST | 3 Comments
Uncle Trev’s 2008 Wish List

David Farrar at Kiwiblog has tagged me to do an 8 point wish list for 2008. Here it is. Forgive the little bit of cheating to fit it all in. 1 ACT gains enough seats in the 2008 election to have the option of forming a coalition government with National-without the Maori Party or NZ […]

Christmas Treat From Uncle Trev
December 25, 2007 – 10:38 pm EST | 5 Comments
Christmas Treat From Uncle Trev

One of greatest songs of all time… From one of the greatest performers of all time.

Clark Embraces Beijing Butchers
December 25, 2007 – 7:31 pm EST | One Comment
Clark Embraces Beijing Butchers

From the Communist Party of China website Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his New Zealand counterpart Helen Clark on Saturday exchanged greetings on the 35th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations. In his message, Wen said that China and New Zealand have been pushing bilateral ties to move on a sound, positive track […]

Some Propaganda For Your Chrissie Stocking
December 24, 2007 – 3:10 am EST | One Comment
Some Propaganda For Your Chrissie Stocking

Here’s some propaganda for your Chrissie stocking. Eat your goose while listening to people who wanted to cook yours. From Indymedia Burn this CD: responses to October 15 CD organisers Maraea Rakuraku and Alice Te Punga Somerville Saturday marked the launch of a CD set entitled ‘Burn this CD: responses to October 15’. The two […]

Merry Christmas
December 23, 2007 – 5:12 pm EST | One Comment
Merry Christmas

To all my readers Have great Christmas with your friends and family.

China Caught Spying In Hawaii
December 23, 2007 – 4:52 pm EST | One Comment
China Caught Spying In Hawaii

One more reason to oppose free trade with China. From the Washington Times China’s intelligence service gained access to a secret National Security Agency listening post in Hawaii through a Chinese-language translation service, according to U.S. intelligence officials. The spy penetration was discovered several years ago as part of a major counterintelligence probe by the […]

Iran and China’s "Common Enemy"
December 23, 2007 – 4:38 pm EST | 3 Comments
Iran and China’s "Common Enemy"

From Iran’s Islamic Republic News Agency President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad here on Sunday stressed that expansion of Tehran-Beijing relations would benefit both nations. While receiving the credentials of the newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Tehran, Xie Xiaoyan, the Iranian president said, “Such relations will also benefit global peace and security.” He urged the two governments “to […]

Answering Sam Buchanan on Markets and Ideas
December 23, 2007 – 8:52 am EST | 8 Comments
Answering Sam Buchanan on Markets and Ideas

Wellington anarchist Sam Buchanan posed an interesting question a few posts ago. I note your judging the passing on of information you disagree with as ‘indoctrination’. From a libertarian perspective, one would expect an acceptance that everyone has a different viewpoint and these should be accepted as part of the grand ‘free-market of ideas’. Care […]

Maori Seperatists Support Lakota Seperatists
December 23, 2007 – 8:31 am EST | 8 Comments
Maori Seperatists Support Lakota Seperatists

Maori seperatists are very interested in the Lakota declaration of independence. From Indymedia Kia ora koutou Lakota Sioux People of the Nation. May the Spirits of Your ForeFathers Guide the Pathway to the Future Stand Tall and Proud Lakota Sioux Indian Nation: The Indiginess Cultures of the World will be and will offer their Strenght […]