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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Wedding Bombing Should Signal SAS Pullout – Greens
David Miller: The Korean Divide
The Blairs Through The Eyes Of George Michael
U.S. Criticized for Nuclear 1st-Strike Doctrine
International Market Observations & Links
Satire: Ad Exec Gene Breakthrough
Unanswered Questions: Dining With ‘The Enemy’
Katya Rivas

CAMPAIGN 2002 NEWS (Just Politics)
Campaign 2002: Labour Needs A Coalition Partner – NZUSA
Campaign 2002: Libz List - It’s A Dirty Job…
ACT Kings Of The Online Campaign
The New Write: When Online Campaigning Goes Bad
Pupils Denied Playstation For PM’s Photo Op
Retired Defence Officials’ Green Paper Welcomed
Harré Smells A Grand Coalition

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Wedding Bombing Should Signal SAS Pullout – Greens

- New Zealand's SAS contingent should be withdrawn from Afghanistan following the American bombing of a wedding party, Green Party Foreign Affairs spokesperson Keith Locke said today. See... Afghans Need Aid, Not SAS [1] REACTION - Phil Goff - Green Stance On Terrorism Criticised [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00050.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00060.htm


David Miller: The Korean Divide

- The timing of the North Korean attack on a South Korean naval vessel this week was no coincidence. With South Korea co-hosting the World Cup, the world’s attention has been focused not only on its team but also on the nation and the people themselves. See... David Miller: Peace On The Korean Peninsula? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00007.htm


The Blairs Through The Eyes Of George Michael

- George Michael knows Shoot The Dog represents the biggest risk of his controversial career. Even bigger than his arrest for getting too friendly with a Los Angeles policeman in that now infamous public loo incident. See... Scoop Link: Blairs Butt Of George Michael's Satire [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00012.htm


U.S. Criticized for Nuclear 1st-Strike Doctrine

- I think we are entering a whole new and very dangerous period where the United States views itself as unrestrained and unconstrained by international treaties, by constitutional law and by any other government around the world that could act as a counterbalance. See... U.S. Criticized for Nuclear 1st-Strike Doctrine [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00010.htm


International Market Observations & Links

- We have been saying for some time that the housing markets in the UK and the US have got real legs. It is true that prices are high, if not stupid. See... Not Important? Think Again - 2 July 2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00008.htm


Satire: Ad Exec Gene Breakthrough

- Edinburgh: After decades of painstaking and often bitterly contentious experimentation, scientists at The Royal College of Executive Genetic Research believe that they have identified the genetic make up of advertising executives. See... Scoop Satire: Advert. Executive Gene Discovered [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00009.htm


Unanswered Questions: Dining With ‘The Enemy’

- Was it an ‘intelligence failure’ to give red carpet treatment to the ‘money man’ behind the 9-11 terrorists, or was it simply ‘routine’? See... UQ Wire: Michel Chossudovsky - Political Deception [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00011.htm


Katya Rivas

- Little missionary of pain, My Peace and My Love are with you... Thank you, My child, for giving Me refuge and consolation so that I may rest from the pain that humanity, especially My family, gives Me. See... Katya Rivas: Be Happy to Suffer for Me [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00006.htm


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CAMPAIGN 2002 NEWS

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Campaign 2002: Labour Needs A Coalition Partner – NZUSA

- The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) is describing the Labour Party tertiary education policy as a mixed bag for students that is lacking in specifics, and is saying it is further evidence of the need for a coalition government to ensure real progress on the issue of student debt. See... 5 out of 10, More Work Needed [1] LABOUR’S TERTIARY POLICY: - Labour Tertiary Education Policy Builds On Access [2] - Key Role For Adult And Community Education [3] - Labour On Tertiary Education [4] - Labour On Tertiary Education [5] MORE REACTION: - Nandor Tanczos - More Mediocrity From Labour [6] - Laia Harre - Labour’s Tertiary Policy Not Enough [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00023.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00057.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00056.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00055.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00054.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00069.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00063.htm


Campaign 2002: Libz List - It’s A Dirty Job…

- "At this election, and every election, you only have two clear choices," affirms Watkins. "You have the choice of Nanny State in a dozen different guises, or you have the Libertarianz - the only party standing for the freedom of the individual." See... Libz - Reluctant Politicians [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00025.htm

ACT Kings Of The Online Campaign

- ACT is building our election campaign around the web. Each day in the campaign ACT is going to hold a press conference around this time - live streamed over the web - so that we can talk directly with the voters. So that ACT can campaign not on personalities, but on the issues and ACT's positive solutions. See... ACT Leads e-Politics Campaign [1] and Images: The Debit Card [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00058.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00062.htm


The New Write: When Online Campaigning Goes Bad

- Helen Clark is apparently furious about a cheeky website making fun of her - not, not No Crap (not yet anyway). See... The New Write 2/7/2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00021.htm


Pupils Denied Playstation For PM’s Photo Op

- Helen Clark has sunk to new levels by having a school open during the holidays so she could visit it with a camera crew, National's Education Spokesperson Nick Smith said today. See... School's Open - Clark's Latest Forgery [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00061.htm


Retired Defence Officials’ Green Paper Welcomed

- A National Government will not let New Zealand become a “defence beneficiary” as Labour intends through its plans for the future structure of the country’s defence forces, says Richard Worth, National Party Defence Spokesman. See... Labour’s Defence Concepts “Tragi-Comic” [1] GREEN PAPER: - A Green Paper on New Zealand Defence Strategy [2] - Respect Views of Retired Defence Officials [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00059.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00016.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00015.htm


Harré Smells A Grand Coalition

- Alliance Leader Laila Harré has challenged Bill English to come clean and confirm that National will support Labour on confidence and supply votes, essentially forming a Grand Coalition between Labour and National. See... National And Labour Flirt With Grand Coalition [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00042.htm

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