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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Questions
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S11: Do We Listen To Bill Gates, Or The Children?
S11: Roundup Of Yesterday’s S11 Protests - Bashed On The Barricades
Shipley Talks To Trade Minister About Hamstrung Singapore Deal
Scoop World: Murder, Intrigue, & A Sex Machine … Ooooow!
S11: English Finds A Way, Cullen Flags It
Scoop Links: Alternative Olympic Coverage
Helen Clark Talks About Marijuana
Scoop Opinion: Mike Heine On The Right
Scoop Satire: Falling Dollar Humour
Scoop World: Christian Group Petitions The UN
Scoop World: East Timor - Untold Story Of The Balibo Five

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SCOOP S11 SPECIAL

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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Questions

- Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: PM On ANZAC Dollar – State School Fees – Brain Drain – Sky Casino Dishonesty Problems – Housing NZ Revaluation – Junior Doctors And Health Cutbacks – Suing Councils – Brain Drain – Auckland Rail Corridor ...and more…. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 13 September [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00075.htm

More Sludge

- IN TODAY’S EDITION: TranzRail Shouldn’t Just Slow Down – It Should Be Stopped - Shipley Miscalculates Again - Logs In World Leaders Eyes – Diplomacy And Self- Realisation, and, has Israeli PM Ehud Barak Been Reading Sludge? See... Sludge Report #28 – Slow Down! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00074.htm


S11: Do We Listen To Bill Gates, Or The Children?

- “Blockading the Crown Casino is one of the few avenues people have to make their point,” Green MP Nandor Tanczos said this morning, in response to criticism that the S11 protesters are obstructing the World Economic Forum delegates right to free speech. See... Tanczos Defends Protesters Blockade [1] . Meanwhile, National MP Bill English was interviewed live on Radio New Zealand’s Kim Hill on board a bus which appeared to be about to run s11 protest lines outside the Crown Casino in Melbourne. See... NEWSFLASH: Bill English About To Run S11 Picket [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00072.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00070.htm


S11: Roundup Of Yesterday’s S11 Protests

- The following are reports and images from Melbourne Indymedia of the attack on S11 protestor lines last night by police assisting delegates to leave the Crown Casino and the WEF forum. See... S11: Images/Reports Of Australian Police Violence [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00073.htm


Shipley Talks To Trade Minister About Hamstrung Singapore Deal

- Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley this evening had a long-arranged meeting with Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton over the proposed free trade agreement with Singapore. See... Shipley meets Sutton over trade deal [1] MORE - NZ FIRST - Is It In New Zealand’s Best Interests? [2] - TRADE UNION FEDERATION - Union Slams Free Trade Agreement Scam [3] - WGTN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Free Trade Too Important for Political Squabbles [4] - ACT - Singapore Free Trade Agreement – ACT Letter [5] - UNITED NZ - United Supports Singapore Free Trade Agreement [6] - ALLIANCE - Alliance stance on the Singapore-NZ CER [7] and Singapore-NZ Closer Economic Partnership [8] . - LABOUR - Singapore CEP Agreement treaty text published [9] - GREENS - Greens support Alliance on Singapore FTA [10]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00199.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00194.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00061.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00059.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00183.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00178.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00166.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00165.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00168.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00169.htm


Scoop World: Murder, Intrigue, & A Sex Machine … Ooooow!

- BANGKOK, Thailand -- A mystery of a double poisoning, the corpses of two princes, a palace stuffed with valuables, an alleged “sex machine,” and a group of rival wives is enthralling Thailand with its real-life, fatal soap opera. See... Thailand’s Poisoned Prince [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00071.htm


S11: English Finds A Way, Cullen Flags It

- Despite protestors blocking the entrance to the World Asia-Pacific Economic Summit, National's Finance spokesperson Bill English managed to get into the venue in Melbourne last night and today. See... English in but Cullen kept out [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00200.htm


Scoop Links: Alternative Olympic Coverage

- Olympic Links: Independent Media Sources In Sydney Unolympics Sydney Independent Media Centre SAM Centre Rattle the Cage Anti Media Real Games Silly 2000 The Chaser. See... Olympic Links: Independent Media Sources In Sydney [1] MORE - Why has John Howard been dropped from the Verbal Gymnastics team? [2] - Shame 2000 - the official website of Unolympics.com [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00069.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0009/S00036.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0009/S00035.htm


Helen Clark Talks About Marijuana

- Thank you for the invitation to address this seminar on marijuana. I congratulate this university on its ongoing commitment to providing opportunities for the public to debate and discuss current issues. See... 1994 Helen Clark Speech On Cannabis - ALCP [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00064.htm


Scoop Opinion: Mike Heine On The Right

- Okay, before I write anything else, let me get this off my chest. Winston Peters promoting Choysa?! Mind you, Mark Todd was the face of Bell Tea for a number of years. Before we know it, the Unabomber will be on screen endorsing Tiger Tea. See... On The Right: Strange Melbournian Matters… [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00062.htm


Scoop Satire: Falling Dollar Humour

- The NZ dollar has continued its slide against the US Dollar and the Pound Sterling. The dollar reached historic lows mid-week, dropping below 43 NZ cents to the greenback. A NZ dollar now buys one gram of hamster droppings and half a glass of Thames river ... See... Scoop Satire: Reflections On The Dollar’s Demise [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00060.htm


Scoop World: Christian Group Petitions The UN

- A Christian debt relief pressure group stole the show at the largest ever gathering of heads of state as the world's largest petition was presented to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan last week (September 7). See... The World's Largest Petition [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00067.htm


Scoop World: East Timor - Untold Story Of The Balibo Five

- The widow of murdered Australian reporter Greg Shackleton today described newly-released documents about the 1975 killings of [four Australians and a New Zealander] in East Timor as “almost funny” and “Basil Fawlty-ish.” See... Balibo Documents 'Almost Funny', Says Widow Shackl [1] and The Untold Story Of The Balibo Five [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00125.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00124.htm

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Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

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Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

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Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

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Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

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