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Carolyn is committed to economic and social justice. She has researched and taught in film, TV and media studies, sociology and gender studies. Carolyn is actively interested in local history, and its impact on the present and future. Carolyn currently works part time as a research librarian in Auckland Libraries, which is part of Auckland Council. The views, analysis, and opinions she expresses on this site are her own, and not those of Auckland Council.

Social and economic (in) justice II (click here for part one of this series) Part One on social and economic justice, ended with this: Such unequal...

On economic and social injustice (click here for part two of this series) I give money to street beggars (the visible sign of a broken...

Review by Carolyn Skelton - Roots (2016) My first post on the 2016 TV miniseries, Roots, highlighted the brutality of silvery, and the ways the...

Review by Carolyn Skelton. See also, Part Two: “Roots” (2016): persistence of power… and the enduring spirit of resistance Roots (2016, TV series) is disturbing...

Feature & Video by Carolyn Skelton. The 2016 Auckland Pride Parade celebrated 30 years since gay male sex was made legal in 1986. The parade provided...

Opinion by Carolyn Skelton - I will be voting to retain our British colonial-NZ flag, for now, because the whole process related to March's referendum...

Analysis by Caroline Skelton. At the Social Movements, Resistance and Social Change II Conference in Auckland last year, there was much talk of the “commons”,...

On Waitangi Day, 6 February 2016, I decided to honour the history of Bastion point by going to a Waitangi Day Festival there. The...

Analysis by Carolyn Skelton. The potential impact off the TPPA on women, especially women of colour, gets very little coverage in the mainstream media. The...

Feature by Carolyn Skelton. For many LGBTI people, and others feeling alienated from today's society, David Bowie's innovative performance and music struck a chord. As...