There is a sort of hungover decadence to much of the key music from 1968 Instead, the music of 1968 had more in common with the frustrated rage of the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, and with the tragic, pissed-off sense of inevitability with which the killings of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were greeted that year.
The Nil Wage Order has been described as a watershed in NZ industrial relations and an event which marked the death knell of the arbitration system. The significance of the Nil Order is the subject of my presentation this afternoon.
Hazel Armstrong, Blood on the Coal: The Origins and Future of New Zealand’s Accident Compensation Scheme, Trade Union History Project, Wellington, 2008. pp. 64. NZ $10.00.
Green Party MP Keith Lock takes a personal look back at the events of 1968.
Features articles on Mark Briggs; Class War in the Old West; a riot outside Parliament in 1968? & much more!
Donald Anderson reviews the LHP’s December 2008 seminar in Wellington. There was something in the air in 1968 A wave of revolt spread around the world In France, workers and students famously almost brought down the government
LHP Chair Mark Derby writes about Spanish Civil War veteran Charlie Riley.
Welcome to the first issue of our newsletter under a new committee.