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Sludge Report: Just Buy It!
SUPER CRISIS: Eco-Economy Examines The New Divide
SUPER CRISIS: Super’s Days As A Political Football Numbered – Peters
Scoop World: The truth From Nepal
Big News: Columbine Survivors On Tour
Guest Comment: Making The Journo Strikes Effective
Make Your Nomination For The Roger Award
Spook Speak
Consider Alternatives, Dairy Farmers Urged
Fiji: Speight’s American Lawyer An Indian
Scoop World: Fragile Peace Holds In Mid-East

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Sludge Report: Just Buy It!

- There is one way for the Government to be sure that New Zealand retains a national airline. And it does not involve relying on the goodwill of a group of nameless businessmen who would prefer to remain hiding in the shadows. See... Sludge Report #81 – How To Save Air New Zealand [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00027.htm


SUPER CRISIS: Eco-Economy Examines The New Divide

- A new line has been drawn in New Zealand politics, and it is no surprise that the issue that has brought everything bubbling up to the surface is the Labour government's Super Fund proposal. See... Eco-Economy: The Green Party Vs Michael Cullen [1] EARLIER SUPER COMMENTARY: - C.D. Sludge - Sludge Report #80 – Super Crisis!!! [2] - Sludge Report #73 – Borrowing And Saving [3] - Eco-Economy - Eco-Economy: Super Scheme is Political Suicide [4]


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SUPER CRISIS: Super’s Days As A Political Football Numbered – Peters

- The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that New Zealand First wants to resume superannuation discussions with Labour as soon as possible so that New Zealanders can at long last have some certainty on this issue. See... Peters Hopeful Of Superannuation Agreement [1] and Silly Games Over Super [2] MORE: - Nats - National cries foul over super fund bill [3] - ACT - ACT Repeats Call For Multi-Party Super Talks [4] Click through to the JUST POLITICS page for more national superannuation news... [5]


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Scoop World: The truth From Nepal

- What has been reported as a family squabble with the crown prince killing everyone and then shooting himself , and even a gun going off by itself (somehow killing 30+ people, some of whom were not in the same room?!) are outright lies. See... The Truth From Nepal - All Hell Is Breaking Loose [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00015.htm


Big News: Columbine Survivors On Tour

- Well, much has been made of the trip of eight school students affected by the world’s worst school shooting at the Columbine High School cafeteria on 20 April 1999. See... Big News – The Columbine Travelling Road Show [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00029.htm


Guest Comment: Making The Journo Strikes Effective

- The key to winning the strike is unity between the journalists and the printers. A union ban on printing and distribution of New Zealand newspapers until management recognises the union collectives will stop the profits of O Reilly and Murdoch. See... Journalists Revolt Against Right Wing Press Barons [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00025.htm


Make Your Nomination For The Roger Award

- Roger Award nominations for the transnational corporation that has had the most negative impact in New Zealand in 2001 are open. See... Nominations For Roger Award 2001 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00011.htm


Spook Speak

- This list of alleged Echelon 'filter' words has been circulating on the Internet. See... The Words Big Brother Longs To Hear... [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00019.htm


Consider Alternatives, Dairy Farmers Urged

- Dairy farmers should seriously examine the alternative to GlobalCo launched today by farmers Mark Masters and Malcolm Bailey, said ACT MP and dairy farmer Penny Webster. See... Dairy Farmers Should Consider GlobalCo Alternative [1] MORE: - Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal - Global Co: Stick To The Issues [2] - Alternative To Global Co. Not Too Late [3] - Federated Farmers - Retired Dairy Leaders Views Not New [4] - Global Dairy Co - Roadley Rejects Splitting Industry [5] - Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal - A Better Dairy Deal - Farmers Hand Book [6] - A Better Dairy Deal - McKinseys REPORT 1999 [7] - A Better Dairy Deal - Characteristics Of Industry [8]


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Fiji: Speight’s American Lawyer An Indian

- The terrorist George Speight and his brother Jim Speight have hired an American lawyer of ethnic Indian origin to defend them in the treason charge against them. See... Terrorist Speight hires Indian American lawyer [1] MORE: - Soldier arrested for being armed in public [2] - Police, prosecution negligence continues [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00013.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00012.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00011.htm


Scoop World: Fragile Peace Holds In Mid-East

- The goal has been and must be that Chairman Arafat, and both sides really, do everything they can to reduce the violence. So we need to see further steps, we need to see further efforts, and we need to see a further reduction in the violence to make it a real cease-fire and to make it last. See... State Dept. Daily Press Briefing - June 4, 2001 [1] MORE: - Powell Interview on CNN's Late Edition [2] - Powell Interview - NBC – Middle East Peace Process [3] - Muslim Leaders' Sit-In Sends Message to State Dept [4] COMMENTARY: - C.D. Sludge - Sludge Report #78 – Deadlines, Threats And Peace [5] - Sludge Report #77 - Terror's Terrible Timing [6] - David Miller - David Miller Online: The War Israel Cannot Win [7] - Guest Comment - Terrible Days - Tel-Aviv, June 2 [8]


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