Alastair Reith

Alastair Reith is a trade unionist who lives in Wellington

Oct 8, 2019

Patronising political spectacles are no substitute for real people power

Yesterday's Extinction Rebellion protests may have caught the media's attention, but do such small-scale disruptive events actually do more harm than good?

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Nov 20, 2018

Why didn’t we strike under National?

For a long time, it seemed that strikes were a thing of the past – and then, under an ostensibly more worker-friendly government, they came roaring back. So why now? Trade unionist Alastair Reith provides a view from the left.

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