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Gore Concedes Defeat
Scoop Is In The House
Keith Rankin: Universal Basic Income - The New American Debate
Round The World Weather Predictions For Xmas
Minimum Youth Wage Rise
Julz’s World: Mixed European Delights
Merry Xmas, Lots Of LOV, Mark
New Prison Proposal Worries Residents
Tanczos Speech On Mt Eden Prison Death
Anniversary Chance For NZers To Feel Proud Of Refugee Record
Killed Wharf Protester On Right To Strike Posters
Sludgegate Update: A Truckload Of It

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Gore Concedes Defeat

- America has a president elect - Democrat Al Gore has conceded defeat to Republican George W. Bush, handing him the presidency. See... NEWSFLASH: Gore Concedes Defeat [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00082.htm


Scoop Is In The House

- Today’s questions of the day concerned: Police Funding – DIA Review Of Community Trusts – Food Price Increases – Minimum Youth Wages – Closing The Gaps – State House Privacy Issues – Police Savings – Sealords Sale To Nissui – ACC Double Payments See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 14 December [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00081.htm


Keith Rankin: Universal Basic Income - The New American Debate

- At last there are signs in the United States that at least some influential people realise that, if we are to distribute income equitably in the world's modern high productivity economies, the labour market that we take for granted just cannot do everything that is expected of it. See... Keith Rankin: The New American debate [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00078.htm


Round The World Weather Predictions For Xmas

- Christmas Day weather today came into view on the the NOAA supercomputer’s long range weather model. According to the forecast – which at this long range must be considered relatively unreliable – New Zealand is in for a mild Christmas day. See... Scoop Images: Christmas Weather Around The World [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00080.htm


Minimum Youth Wage Rise

- The Alliance has honoured its pre-election pledge to improve the wage rates of young New Zealand workers, Youth Affairs and Associate Labour Minister Laila Harré said today. See... Alliance Delivers On Youth Minimum Wage [1] and Minimum Wages To Increase – A Fairer Deal [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00247.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00246.htm


Julz’s World: Mixed European Delights

- There are many initiations you go through to truly feel European. For starters there’s the welcoming kiss on the cheek, the number of air kisses being an art in itself (three in Switzerland, two in Spain and a variable number in other countries). See... Julz’s World: Mad Cows And Frog Legs [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00079.htm


Merry Xmas, Lots Of LOV, Mark

- Two Massey University defence analysts say the Minister of Defence has given the New Zealand Defence Force a wonderful Christmas present, one that is much needed and long overdue. See... Defence Equipment Upgrade Will Boost Army Morale [1] . See also… Govt Completes National's Army Purchases [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00065.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00225.htm


New Prison Proposal Worries Residents

- Minister of Corrections Matt Robson says the new prison to be built just south of Auckland will be another step towards a secure, modern, regional corrections system. See... New Prison Another Piece In The Jigsaw [1] and Dump Fears Bring New Prison Worries For Residents [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00228.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00064.htm


Tanczos Speech On Mt Eden Prison Death

- 'Everyone has the right not to be subjected to torture or to cruel, degrading, or disproportionately severe treatment or punishment' and that 'Everyone deprived of liberty shall be treated with humanity and with respect for the inherent dignity dignity of the person'. Shannon Leonard's Death In Mt Eden Prison [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00219.htm


Anniversary Chance For NZers To Feel Proud Of Refugee Record

- The 50th anniversary of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the world’s leading refugee organisation is no reason to celebrate, but nevertheless an opportunity for New Zealanders to feel proud, says the New Zealand UNHCR spokesperson. See... New Zealanders Mark 50 years of Refugee Assistance [1] and 50th anniversary of the UNHCR - Dalziel Speech [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00068.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00231.htm


Killed Wharf Protester On Right To Strike Posters

- A large black & red poster backing the waterfront union's stand against CHH's use of non-union labour on NZ wharves has just been issued by the Socialist Workers Organisation. See... New Poster On Anniversary Of Picket Killing [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00063.htm


Sludgegate Update: A Truckload Of It

- “I have been put on notice by my investors that if one truck load of sludge is dumped on the golf course then I am history.” That was Adrian Chisholm speaking in Waiheke's Gulf News in Feb 1998. See... That Truck Load Of Sludge Again [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00062.htm


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Gordon Campbell: On The Brexit Vote Aftermath

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