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ACT Accused Of Electoral Donation Deception
Howard’s End: Becoming One With Oz
Kevin Loughlin Reports From The Quebec Protests
Anti Free Trade Activist Disappears After Quebec Protest Arrest
Guest Opinion: Capitalists Hide Behind Wall Of Shame
Stateside With Rosalea: Nerds Of A Feather Flock Together
Auckland Chamber Of Commerce Calls For Shareholders To Foot Qantas Bill
Bolivian Water Protest Held Today In Auckland
Katya Rivas: The Great Crusade Of Love
Dogfood Funding And Exploding Cow Concerns
PostModern Visionary's Magnum Opus
Super 12 Rugby: Brumbies Broken t‘Brook

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ACT Accused Of Electoral Donation Deception

- The Green Party says today's Sunday Star Times revelations about the elaborate techniques ACT Party big business backers used to hide the size and sources of its 1996 election funding will lead to ACT's demise. See... Big business donations highlight ACT hypocrisy [1] . See also Jim Anderton comment... Prebble should take responsibility [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00320.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00324.htm


Howard’s End: Becoming One With Oz

- Professor Bob Catley released a book last week entitled, Waltzing with Matlilda, suggesting that New Zealand has got 10 years to join Australia or it will be too late for us to avoid the fate of a poor Pacific nation. See... Howard's End: Waltzing With Matilda [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00112.htm


Kevin Loughlin Reports From The Quebec Protests

- Brilliant sunshine and clear skies bathe Quebec City this morning as the 34 Heads of State meet in the opening session of the 2001 Summit of the Americas. Inside the 10 square kilometre security perimeter, Police and officials reflect on yesterday's street violence in which four Black Bloc anarchists were arrested. See... Violence Explodes At Summit Of The Americas [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00115.htm


Anti Free Trade Activist Disappears After Quebec Protest Arrest

- Last week Jaggi Singh was snatched by plainclothes police in Quebec City at the anti-FTAA protest. See... Jaggi Singh Arrested - Disappears [1] Indymedia reports: Quebec: Activist and NZ visitor beaten & arrested [2] and Bilaterals, FTAA = "sneaky globalisation" [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00114.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0104/S00048.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0104/S00047.htm


Guest Opinion: Capitalists Hide Behind Wall Of Shame

- In 1989, the capitalists heralded the collapse of the Berlin Wall as the triumph of freedom and democracy over Stalinist dictatorship. 20th April 2001, a decade later, and they hide behind a Wall of Shame, using stormtrooper riot cops to club, teargas and rubber bullet the forces of democracy. See... Guest Opinion: Capitalism's Wall of Shame [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00118.htm


Stateside With Rosalea: Nerds Of A Feather Flock Together

- Holy Batballs, Wonder Boy! Doesn't that VQ1 squadron have a lightning bolt and a bat on its insignia along with the words "World Watchers"? And doesn't it surveill not only China but the West Coast of America and the Arabian Gulf? I've just spent all day at WonderCon - the comic book convention being held this weekend at the convention center in Oakland. See... Stateside With Rosalea: Cartoon Network [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00113.htm


Auckland Chamber Of Commerce Calls For Shareholders To Foot Qantas Bill

- It is not just the passengers and staff who have lost out from the collapse of Tasman Pacific (Qantas), but also the many suppliers who have continued to provide a service in “good faith”. See... Auckland Chamber of Commerce On Qantas [1] MORE: - Jim Anderton - Govt ready to help with new airline [2] - Belinda Vernon - Govt must take decisive action in wake of Qantas [3] - Jenny Shipley - Urgent Action Needed On Major Air Travel Issues [4] - Tasman Pacific - Qantas New Zealand services grind to a halt [5] - Wellington International Airport - Airport Comment On Qantas NZ Cessation Of Service [6] - Draft WIAL April 24th Press Release And April 20th Letter To Qantas [7] - WIAL and Qantas Liquidation Fact Sheet [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00149.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00322.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00315.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00332.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00110.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00144.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00146.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00145.htm


Bolivian Water Protest Held Today In Auckland

- The Bolivian people, whose successful struggle against privatised water was regarded as the most censored story in the world last year, are today marching on La Paz, in total defiance of their government's threatened repression. See... Picket today Outside Bolivian Consulate [1] . See also... Olivera, Lazarte And Other Marchers Released [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00066.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0104/S00051.htm


Katya Rivas: The Great Crusade Of Love

- Following on from the publication of Bolivian mystic Katya Rivas’s The Passion in 25 parts during the Christian season of Lent this year, Scoop today commences publication of the second book of Katya Rivas’s that has been translated into the English Language. See... Katya Rivas: The Great Crusade Of Love [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00117.htm


Dogfood Funding And Exploding Cow Concerns

- Sister Natalia Trotskyovna USSR, industrial relations nun for the Corrective Party, today commented on the shock revelations that dogfood manufacturers had been funding ARF, the Association of Rottweilers and Fleabags, a political party that represents the running mad dogs of libertine/ let it all hang out capitalism. See... Correctives: ARF Dogfood Funding Scandal!!! [1] . Meanwhile Sister Hydroponica, the Agro-Nun for the Corrective Party, today condemned the Austrian province of Vorarlberg for the practice of blowing up cows with explosives on its picture-postcard Alpine meadows. See... Corrective Party: Stop Austrian Cow Detonations!!! [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00065.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00064.htm


PostModern Visionary's Magnum Opus

- The extraordinary, hortatory beatitude of the posthumously submitted paper, “Intertextuality of the Canine: Situating the Beagle” is the latest - and the last - of Barbadossian scholar ShrankShronk III's massive contribution to PostModern thought. See... Intertextuality Of The Canine: Situating The Beagle [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0104/S00019.htm


Super 12 Rugby: Brumbies Broken t‘Brook

- DRIVEN on by a front five hell-bent on domination the Highlanders overcame the odds to upset the favoured Brumbies 16-9 in a rugged tussle at Carisbrook Friday night. HIGHLANDERS break Brumbies in 'brook battle. [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00108.htm

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