Emilie Rākete

Emilie Rākete (Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa) is a prisoner advocate from Tāmaki Makaurau and a grad student at the University of Auckland studying the political economy of prisons in Aotearoa. She is one of the founders of People Against Prisons Aotearoa.

Nov 26, 2018

The Pride Parade issue is about racism too

Emilie Rākete on the issue that many of the Pride sponsors and participants have overlooked – it's not just about a history of transphobia and homophobia, it's about racism too.

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Aug 28, 2018

Is New Zealand exploiting prison workers?

US prisoners went on strike last week. And the conditions they're protesting aren't that different to those in New Zealand.

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