The Olympics: a reflection of society under capitalism

The Olympic games are here again and while it’s sold to us a demonstration of peace and solidarity and the finest humans have to offer, it is often anything but that. In fact, in many ways, it is a reflection of the very worst of society under capitalism. The modern Olympics were established with the […]

Solidarity #18 AWSM newsletter

After a bit of a hiatus, we have published an August 2016 issue of our news sheet Solidarity. You can download a PDF here: Solidarity no. 18 ( Feel free to print some out and distributed them around your workplace or community centre.

Labour – 100 wasted years

We are in the midst of celebrations surrounding the birth of the New Zealand Labour Party, but is there really anything to celebrate for the workers of New Zealand. The fact that the working class of New Zealand face many of the same problems today as they did 100 years ago, in terms of poor […]

Plastic Free or Capitalism Free

As part of the Plastic Free July promotion a group in Gisborne have launched a make Gisborne plastic-bag free campaign, and have got the backing of a few retailers in the city.  While this is highly laudable, I would suggest that it should be taken a step further and we should be concerning ourselves not […]


In recent weeks Britain has been dealing with the aftermath of its decision to leave the European Union. Here is an article giving one anarchist analysis on the meaning and implications of Brexit :

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