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Scoop: Top Scoops (US Terror Special)

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Sludge Report: Kiwi Advice To The World
Middle East Peace Talks Called Off By Israel
Stateside: In Which Rosalea Attends The Funeral Of A Rugby Mad "Flight 93" Hero
Howard’s End: Islamic World’s Concerns Justifiable
Sludge Report: Bush’s Alliance Against Terrorism Fails To Form
Hard News Is Here! (Plus new mailbag)
Howard’s End: Raising Bread For NY Families
Sludge Report: Love Vs Fear
ZNet Commentary On US Terror - September 11 And Its Aftermath
Scoop Images: Wellington Marches For Peace
BBC Talks To Colin Powell
Fighting Words – Bush’s Speech To Congress
Youth Looking For Peace - Plan To Go Get It
Upton Online Diaspora Edition
Lindsay Perigo: Damn The Apologists
Stateside: Power Is A Powerful Hypnotic
Howard’s End: Ignored Warnings


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Sludge Report: Kiwi Advice To The World

….in this edition we feature two email messages - anonymous pleas for peace - apparently sent from New Zealand to the world in general and consumption in the USA in particular. Take it away Bob Harvey… See... Sludge Report #109 – Bomb Them With Butter [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00181.htm


Middle East Peace Talks Called Off By Israel

- Israel and Palestinian peace-talks have again been called of by right-wing Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon. Sharon cited continued violence against Israelis by Palestinians as the reason for calling the talks off once again. See... Sharon Calls Off Peace-talks - Again... [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00182.htm


Stateside: In Which Rosalea Attends The Funeral Of A Rugby Mad "Flight 93" Hero

- In two parts Rosalea Barker surveys the US reaction to the World Trade Center attacks. See... Stateside With Rosalea: Think Big. Move Fast. [1] and... Stateside With Rosalea: Rugby Kicks Ass! [2] - "So wrote Mark Bingham on the rugby page in the staff copy of his Los Gatos High School yearbook. Yearbook editor and the only student in the school's history to have captained the rugby team twice."


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00179.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00178.htm


Howard’s End: Islamic World’s Concerns Justifiable

- As the Western world prepares for strikes against Afghanistan we can take little comfort from the U.S. Government's assertion that "this is not a war against Islam." For more than 1,000 years the Christian West and the Muslim world have been entangled in a long series of wars. Maree Howard writes. See... Howard's End: The History Of Christianity Vs Islam [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00176.htm


Sludge Report: Bush’s Alliance Against Terrorism Fails To Form

- When US President George W. Bush, the Commander in Chief, returned from his weekend war retreat at the beginning of last week the talk was tough. But as yet the President’s Global Alliance Against Terrorism has failed to materialise. See... Sludge Report #108 - War and Delusion [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00175.htm


Hard News Is Here! (Plus new mailbag)

- The saddest and most beautiful things I've read have come from New York residents. My heart really goes out to them. It's all very well to say the citadels of capitalism were stormed, but you're talking about people who feel like a part of them has been ripped out. See... HARD NEWS 21/09/01 - Making Sense of It IV [1] and HARD NEWS: Making Sense of it V: The Last Emails [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00174.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00183.htm


Howard’s End: Raising Bread For NY Families

- Insurance and death benefits don't kick in until a death certificate is issued, so millions of dollars is being raised by real estate agents and mortgage bankers to save the homes of those who died or are missing following last week's terrorist attacks in the United States. See... Howard's End: Breadwinners Taken From Families [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00173.htm


Sludge Report: Love Vs Fear

- Inside This Edition: New York Cover Up Part II...the Story continues... LOVE VS FEAR - The State Of The World And What To Do About It – New York Cover Up Part I Feedback See... Sludge Report #107 – Love Vs Fear [1] . See also...Earlier Sludge #107 - New York Cover-up [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00172.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00164.htm


ZNet Commentary On US Terror - September 11 And Its Aftermath

- Lengthy and thoughtful reflection on the WTC attacks, their implications, and future courses. From ZNet, whose Internet servers have crashed in a wave of virus attacks in the US. By Michael Albert and Stephen R. Shalom. See... 0911 and Aftermath -- In Depth ZNet [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00171.htm


Scoop Images: Wellington Marches For Peace

- Hundreds of Wellingtonians turned out for a rally today to protest against a military response to last week’s terrorist attacks on the United States. Labour MP Annette King received a letter and flowers from the protest group on behalf of the Government. See... Scoop Images: Rally For Peace [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00165.htm


BBC Talks To Colin Powell

- “QUESTION: But in sum then, we are embarking upon a war against possibly a vast number of targets, on imperfect intelligence and upon whose outcome you cannot be sure.” See... Colin Powell Interview by the BBC [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0109/S00079.htm

Fighting Words – Bush’s Speech To Congress

- In the normal course of events, Presidents come to this chamber to report on the state of the Union. Tonight, no such report is needed. It has already been delivered by the American people. See... Bush Address to a Joint Session of Congress [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0109/S00077.htm


Youth Looking For Peace - Plan To Go Get It

- “Suddenly, peace is a national, and indeed international, issue again, “said Julie Fairey, National Spokesperson for Staunch Alliance. “ But did it ever really go away?” See... Staunch Gives Peace a Chance: Matt Robson to Tour! [1] and the latest edition of Young Labour’s weekly newsletter... Future Lefts - This is not a Eulogy [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00077.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00076.htm


Upton Online Diaspora Edition

- In this issue: Upton-on-line reports on some of the ripples the terrorist attacks in the US have created on his side of the Atlantic. See... Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00160.htm


Lindsay Perigo: Damn The Apologists

- I have long since gotten used to the fact that no matter how despicable the overtly disreputable enemies of reason & freedom become, their more respectable apologists will still make excuses for them. See... Lindsay Perigo: The Apologists for Evil [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00158.htm


Stateside: Power Is A Powerful Hypnotic

- To turn an intrinsic value that we take for granted every day into the excuse to devalue some other individual life is to participate in giving up your agency as an individual. See... Stateside with Rosalea: To Whom It Does Concern [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00151.htm


Howard’s End: Ignored Warnings

- Historians of the future will record the recent terrorist attacks on the United States as an intelligence disaster comparable not only to Pearl Harbour but also Hitler's attacks on the Soviet Union in 1941 that cost millions of Russian casualties. See... Howard's End: Alarm Bells Unheeded [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00145.htm


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