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Gallipoli: The Scale of our War Propaganda

There's a reason why children play with toy soldiers that are only an inch high. It's so they ...
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A message to Nicola Young, about her 'begging ban'

Nicola Young. I was thinking of you yesterday. I bumped into my friend Arthur, who lives on the ...
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A call to Dutch New Zealanders: support West Papua on Liberation Day

On May 5, the Netherlands celebrates Liberation Day, or Bevrijdingsdag. The day marks the end of the occupation ...
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Did you mean "Best We Forget"?

New Lest We Forget flags and ANZAC military and poppy propaganda have sprung up around Lambton Quay and Courtenay ...
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I want free self defense classes offered to all women in New Zealand. And I want White Ribbon to pay for them.

White Ribbon is an organisation that owes a great debt to women. White Ribbon is a group of ...
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Submission on the TPPA – Request for assessment of the likely impacts on women

Committee Secretariat Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Parliament Buildings Private Bag Wellington 10 March 2016   Submission to ...
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White Ribbon: why I won’t wear one

Earlier this year, on February 6, hundreds of protesters gathered at an “anti-misogyny” demonstration held in Wellington’s Glover Park. ...
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Anti-propaganda banner drop at Te Papa's Gallipoli exhibition

This is a press release that was sent to media on Thursday, 4 February 2016. Images of the ...
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Ian Fraser's 1983 interview with Clarence Beeby: an excerpt

  FRASER: 1935 is a watershed in New Zealand education. It marks the beginning of a long period ...
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Press release: New book, OUT OF THE FOG, available now!

A new book by feminist writer Renée Gerlich, titled Out of the Fog: On Politics, Feminism and Coming...
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“a balm for all wounds”: on the life of Etty Hillesum under Nazi occupation

It's hard to know how to preface an essay about the Dutch-Jewish diarist Etty Hillesum, who lived in...
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On Finding Spirit (My story of reading and radicalising: Part II) 

If we were going to start from scratch why not deconstruct the whole premise? - DQ Through a...
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On Finding Solidarity (My story of reading and radicalising: Part I)

No more can I dull my rage In alcohol and deference To men’s courts I will come to...
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Transgenderism, Neoliberalism and Rape Culture: Brisbane talk

Below is the text of a twelve-minute talk I gave in Brisbane on October 12, 2019. The talk...
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Real “wellbeing” means addressing the demands of midwives, teachers – women

During the election period in 2017, historian Anne Salmond wrote hopefully about an emerging trend she called “Jacindamania.” The appeal...

There has never been a democracy, so far–only an androcracy

— Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Man-Made World

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