Debunking immigration myths: indigenous-immigrant relationships to dismantle settler colonialism and xenophobic racism

Introduction: This election year, like many others, the issue of immigration has become a political football. On the one hand, immigration is being blamed for the housing crisis, for stealing “Kiwi” jobs and for the strain on infrastructure. International students have been accused of ‘taking advantage of the system’ and of coming here to get … More Debunking immigration myths: indigenous-immigrant relationships to dismantle settler colonialism and xenophobic racism

Open letter to the left: stop scapegoating migrants for all your problems

Dear organisations and political parties on the “left” in Aotearoa, Thank you to those who have spoken out against the dominant racist narratives on the left blaming migrants/Asians for the housing crisis. We are Racial Equity Aotearoa, a group of tāngata whenua and tauiwi people of colour organising to dismantle systemic racism. We have had … More Open letter to the left: stop scapegoating migrants for all your problems