opinion.

October 23, 2019

A Better World: A Response to Climate Change Criticism

The world took to the streets between the 20th and 27th of September to protest for climate action. Empowered by the movement led by Greta Thunberg, […]
October 15, 2019

Why Hate Speech Discourse Matters More than Ever: Myanmar and New Zealand

What does hate speech mean to you? The term has solidified itself in the public conscience as something amorphous and something to question over its ‘hateful’ […]
October 6, 2019

Democracy Happened and No One Cared

Once again, it was time for UOA’s annual tradition of barely being able to scrape enough votes together to hold the AUSA election. This year was […]
October 6, 2019

There’s Nothing Controversial About Saying No to Racism

Earlier this week, University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon told Craccum the university would not condemn or remove white supremacist stickers found on campus. His reasoning: […]
October 6, 2019

The Death Penalty: Unpacking the Myths

“Amnesty International’s total opposition to the death penalty comes from evidence that the death penalty fails to deliver justice for victims or perpetrators alike, and because […]
October 6, 2019

The Death Penalty in Context: The Execution of Larry Swearingen

CW: Death penalty, sexual assault, true crime. “Most people approve of capital punishment, but most wouldn’t do the hangman’s job.” – George Orwell, The Road to […]
August 13, 2019

New Zealand, Please Stand with Hong Kong

This is an opinion article by political group We Are Hong Kongers Who are we? We are a group of students studying in New Zealand who […]
August 13, 2019

MAD About You: An Obituary

There were several moments in my life that violently shook me to the fact that I probably needed to grow up. That awful 1970s puberty video […]
July 29, 2019

Harry Styles Fanfiction: The New Frontier?

Does it feel to you like we’ve entered an entertainment time loop? I feel like I’m waking up in my own Groundhog Day universe at the […]