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Queer Asian Stories

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A hugely negative showing from four of the five Asian MPs on the Marriage Equality Bill, has led to the setting up of a blog highlighting the real lives of queer Asians.

Aotearoa Is Not For Sale Celebrates Delay In Asset Sales

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Aotearoa Is Not For Sale is delighted that the Waitangi Tribunal has been successful in its recommendation to the Government that the sale of Mighty River power shares be delayed until iwi claims over water rights and guardianship are negotiated.

Tino Rangatiratanga for Tangata Whenua and New Zealanders

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Danyl Strype of Disintermedia.net.nz offers a model by which both historically dispossessed Māori and more recently dispossessed pākeha (especially since the 1980s) can come together to take back control of our lives and our corporatized commons, and live together in freedom, peace, and justice.

(the future of the right to sleep in the Commonwealth)

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(the future of the right to sleep in the Commonwealth)

St. Ann's update- Saturday, September 1st, 2012: definitely

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I've been holding off on updating the journal, I think, because I've been wanting to wait for something definitive to happen (AKA coming to some understanding of 'what now?').

Coal Action Network Aotearoa Newsletter August 2012

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Filipinos Farewell Comrade Jesse Robredo

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Akbayan Party joins the Filipino people in mourning the passing of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo. The nation just lost a genuine servant of the people. His tragic death is a tremendous loss for our country’s campaign to reform the government.

Qaddafi lies live on after him

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While no one deserves to die in a war, of the estimated 30,000 Libyans to die in the struggle to overthrow Mummar Qaddafi, no one else can be said to have had it coming more than Mummar Qaddafi. Not only did he rule for more than 40 years by using terror, he had tens of thousands murdered, he conducted his 10 month campaign to stay in power with the utmost brutality.

Work and Incomes ATTACK on sick and disabled

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Re: WELFARE REFORM:

Assad Resignation first Step to Peace and Democracy in Syria

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Akbayan Party strongly condemns the continued violence and terror perpetrated by Bashar Al-Assad and the Syrian government forces against Syrian citizens who have long demanded democracy and freedom from Assad’s authoritarian leadership.

TPPWatch Action Bulletin #16 – 29 August 2012

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Trade Minister Tim Groser bids for top-dog role in the WTO

NZ’s Trade Minister and #1 TPP cheer leader is running for Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.  Hopefully he gets the job and passes responsibility for the TPP to