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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers
Green MPs Faced Riot Police In Melbourne, Now It’s Time To Face Parliament
Keith Rankin: UK Petrol Chaos and the Rachel Hunter Principle
Cannabis Inquiry Launched
Sky City Dishonesty Allegations
Goff In Washington – Talking Nukes - Whaling Stouch
Scoop World: British Petrol Protests Force Rationing
Sludge + Sludge Feedback
Liberation Party On Creeping Apartheid
Singapore Deal Back On The Rails
Scoop World: After S11 There Is S26! – Watchout Prague
Scoop World: South Pacific Forum Censorship
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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers

- Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: ANZAC Dollar – Crown Finances – Singapore Treaty Arrangements – Gloomy BNZ Economic Forecasts – Employment – Alexandra Flooding – TVNZ and Sky – ERMA And GE Cows – TVNZ and Sky – Crime Stats –Taxation Review – ... See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 14 September [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00081.htm


Green MPs Faced Riot Police In Melbourne, Now It’s Time To Face Parliament

- It was all warm fuzzies from the Greens as their MPs Nandor Tanczos and Sue Bradford returned home, after taking part in the S11 protests against the World Economic Forum in Melbourne on Monday and Tuesday. See... Scoop Images: Welcome Home Sue & Nandor [1] . See ... Greens Pollute Social Environment [2] for ACT's response to protesting Greens.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00080.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00239.htm


Keith Rankin: UK Petrol Chaos and the Rachel Hunter Principle

- There's nothing like a big rise in either fuel prices or taxes to stir up a bit of direct democracy, of the revolting petit bourgeoisie kind. See... Keith Rankin: Taxing Times [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00078.htm


Cannabis Inquiry Launched

- The Health Committee has initiated an inquiry into health issues associated with cannabis. For the terms of reference for the inquiry see... Health Select Committee Initiates Cannabis Inquiry [1] REACTION AND BACKGROUND: - NORML - . NORML New Zealand: Cannabis News Network [2] - CCLR -. Coalition Calls For Moratorium On Cannabis Arrests [3] - ALCP - 1994 Helen Clark Speech On Cannabis - ALCP [4] - GREENS - Greens Welcome Cannabis Inquiry [5] - NICK SMITH - Drugs Already Affecting Education [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00228.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00069.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00066.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00064.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00210.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00223.htm


Sky City Dishonesty Allegations

- Referring to Sky City’s response to allegations of staff dishonesty, the Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, tonight said that the evidence that has been made available to him totally refutes the management’s assurances. See... Evidence Totally Refutes Sky City Assurances [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00229.htm


Goff In Washington – Talking Nukes - Whaling Stouch

- NZ Foreign Minister Phil Goff shares some thoughts in Washington See... Phil Goff Washington Speech [1] . See also… Nuclear Disarmament Group Delivers Communique [2] . Also in Washington today, the White House today officially began the process for imposing economic sanctions against Japan for its continued whaling program. See... US takes first step toward sanctions against Japan - Greenpeace [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00234.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00227.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00134.htm


Scoop World: British Petrol Protests Force Rationing

- SUPERMARKETS have begun to ration sales of bread, milk and sugar as food industry chiefs warned ministers of shortages by the weekend without immediate fuel supplies. See... Fuel Protests: Stores Forced To Ration Food [1] . See also ... OPEC Say: "It's Not Our Fault" [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00136.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00135.htm


Sludge + Sludge Feedback

- 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] See also… Sludge #28 Feedback – Railroad Extortion [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00074.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00079.htm


Liberation Party On Creeping Apartheid

- Oh No! Cry Shipley and Prebble in joint co-ordination , Maori are being given better opportunities! This is the beginning of a new Apartheid!! See... Irresponsible Racist Revolt by ACT [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00067.htm


Singapore Deal Back On The Rails

- The National Government has compromised with Labour over the Singapore Free Trade Agreement agreeing to support it as it is. FULL COVERAGE - JANE KELSEY - Select Com. Process For Trade Agreement A 'Sham' [2] - GATT WATCHDOG - GATT Watchdog Outraged: Singapore Trade Agreement [3]


[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00071.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00070.htm


Scoop World: After S11 There Is S26! – Watchout Prague

- The most visible signs of the IMF/WB 55th annual summit 26-28th September 2000 in Prague at present are the large Audi /VW clock stockmarket-inspired adverts stating their sponsorship of the event. See... What's Going To Happen In Prague? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00127.htm


Scoop World: South Pacific Forum Censorship

AUCKLAND, New Zealand: A New Zealand journalist, who has been prevented from entering Kiribati to cover next month's Pacific Islands Forum meeting, says the ban will tarnish the country's international reputation. See... Journalist Field Speaks Out Against Kiribati Ban [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00130.htm


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- - FIJI - Internal Refugees Threaten, Abuse Fiji Times [1] - . USP students make UNESCO TV Series [2] - Radio Pasifik On Air Again After Funds Row [3] - Ahmed Slates Tribunal [4] - SOLOMONS - Solomon Is Govt Secretly Pays Funds To MEF Lawyer [5] - EAST TIMOR - Timor Today 13 September 2000 [6] - 2 Australian Peacekeepers Injured In Accident [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00133.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00131.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00129.htm
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[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00132.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00126.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00123.htm

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Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

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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

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

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Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

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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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