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Howard’s End: Astonishing NZ Child Killing Statistics
David Miller: Desert Storm, Victory or an Unresolved Conflict?
ACT Press Secretary Mike Lorigan Killed In Aus Plane Crash
One4B: Govt Drug Dealer Protecting Own Turf, Say Libz
PM’s Waitangi Comments A Welcome U-Turn, Says Dunne
PM’s Presser: Waitangi Day And People’s Bank
Scoop World: John Ashcroft's Friends Offend
Scoop World: Arrest Warrants For AIDS Dissidents
Davos: Globalisation Must Work For All, Or None, Says Kofi Annan
Barbie At Phil’s, PM Welcome
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Howard’s End: Astonishing NZ Child Killing Statistics

- If Steve Maharey is right that there have been an average of 7 child homicides a year over the last 30 years, then that makes New Zealand bigger killers of children than the UK and the whole of Europe over the same period. See... Howard's End: Killing Children In Godzone [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00094.htm


David Miller: Desert Storm, Victory or an Unresolved Conflict?

- January 16th of this year marked the tenth anniversary of Operation Desert Storm in which the United States led a multinational coalition, which liberated Kuwait from Iraqi occupation. See... David Miller: Desert Storm, Unresolved Conflict? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00093.htm


ACT Press Secretary Mike Lorigan Killed In Aus Plane Crash

- Mike Lorigan the Press Secretary to ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble and editor of Mr Prebble’s weekly ‘Letter from Wellington’ was tragically killed in an aeroplane crash near Canberra on the weekend. See... Mike Lorigan [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0101/S00151.htm


One4B: Govt Drug Dealer Protecting Own Turf, Say Libz

- “The Medical Association's call for a ban on the substance known as One4b is further evidence of their desire to retain a government-enforced monopoly as the only legal drug dealers in the country,” said Libertarianz Health Deregulation Richard McGrath today. See... One4B Ban Call Shows Docs Want Drug Monopoly [1] More - MOH - Warning On Outerspace Medicine One4b [2] - NZMA - Action over party drug welcomed - NZMA [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0101/S00050.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0101/S00026.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0101/S00027.htm


PM’s Waitangi Comments A Welcome U-Turn, Says Dunne

- Prime Minister Helen Clark's latest comments about Waitangi Day almost complete her somersault on the issue, according to United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne. See... Clark's Waitangi Day Somersault Almost Complete [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0101/S00153.htm


PM’s Presser: Waitangi Day And People’s Bank

- Prime Minister Helen Clark today wouldn't back calls from some quarters for Waitangi Day to be renamed and more broadly focused as a national “New Zealand Day,” despite her refusal to attend celebrations at Waitangi. See... Waitangi Day Is Not New Zealand Day - PM [1] and People's Bank Has To Be Done Right - PM [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00091.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0101/S00092.htm


Scoop World: John Ashcroft's Friends Offend

- President Bush's nomination of former Missouri Republican Senator John Ashcroft to head the Justice Department has raised strong objections by civil rights, women's and gay and lesbian groups. See... John Ashcroft, too extreme for Missouri [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0101/S00098.htm


Scoop World: Arrest Warrants For AIDS Dissidents

- One week after CBS News 60 Minutes shocked America by exposing deformities and death caused by toxic anti-HIV drugs, San Franciso's District Attorney issued arrest warrants for four industry whistleblowers including three ACT UP members. See... 60 Minutes Report Results In ACT UP Arrest Warrant [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0101/S00095.htm


Davos: Globalisation Must Work For All, Or None, Says Kofi Annan

- Two years ago I spoke here about the fragility of globalization. Some of you probably thought I was being too alarmist. Yet I believe events since then have shown that my concerns were justified. See... Kofi Annan, Davos: Globalisation must work for all [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0101/S00110.htm


Barbie At Phil’s, PM Welcome

Prime Minister Helen Clark has finally received an official Waitangi Day invitation. The Young Nationals have invited her to a “BBQ and a few beers” in Wellington. Young Nationals Chair Daniel Gordon said that as a compassionate conservative, he felt obliged to invite Ms Clark to the party at “my mate Phil’s place.” See... PM Receives Waitangi Day Invitation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0101/S00047.htm


Scoop Images: More Giant Chickens With A Message

- Greenpeace images from an anti-GE protest held outside KFC Nelson today. See... Greenpeace Images: Col. Franken Saunders In Nelson [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0101/S00044.htm


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