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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
The Armstrong Affair: Coddington Seeks Green Support
The ABC of ACC
Petrol Drops by 10 Cents
Palestine - The Objective Reality
Bush’s Harken History - More Detail Emerges
Sam Smith: The Elite Left Vs The Colloquial Left
Firas Al-Atraqchi: Lessons In Iraqi Resistance
Been Cheating? You had better read this
Three SAS Soldiers Wounded By Landmine
Scoop Link: Irresistible High Court Dialogue (Part 2)
LV Cup: Luna Rossa Scores Double Win
Daily Katya Rivas

COUNTDOWN TO WAR
Countdown To War: A chronology of misreported history
Countdown To War: Powell Speaks to Oprah

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
US Happy To Reveal Our 'Secret' SAS Activities - Greens
Second phase of vaccine clinical trials begins
Why is Hawkins letting rotting homes inquiry stop?
Government must learn from mishandling of Waiho pr
Sustainable business in New Zealand - Jim Anderton
NZ can be a world leader in sustainable development
Peters all rhetoric and no solutions
What Mr Maharey Doesn't Want Us To Know

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The Armstrong Affair: Coddington Seeks Green Support

- ACT Commerce Spokesman Deborah Coddington has approached Green Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons with draft terms of reference for a Transport and Industrial Relations Committee inquiry into public-private partnerships. See... Green Party Holds Key to Inquiry [1] ALSO: National demands release of withheld meeting papers [2] - For full coverage of the Armstrong Affair See... The Helen, Ross & Enron Show - Full Coverage [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00521.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00524.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00157.htm


The ABC of ACC

- Dave Crampton examines the ABC of ACC and discovers ACC may call their claimants stock, they may ask for biased medical reports, but they sometimes use medical reports to back up their biased decision at hearings set up to review decisions made. See... Big News: Overturning ACC Decisions [1] EARLIER: When stock becomes a herd... Big News: Docking The ACC Herd [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00164.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00160.htm


Petrol Drops by 10cents

– Petrol outlets are dropping prices by 10 cents per litre today. It's all about this year's Labour-Day-motorist-grab. - Shell - See... Shell gives motorists a long holiday present [1] - BP - See... BP Drops 10 cents Today [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0210/S00173.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0210/S00172.htm


Palestine - The Objective Reality

- GUEST OPINION Steve McKinlay writes: “Military occupations are harsh and brutal, since the Six Day War in 1967 Palestinians have been subjected to systematic destruction of their homes, terrorism, torture, humiliation, collective punishment, expulsion, and censorship.” See... Guest Opinion: Palestine - The Objective Reality [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00167.htm


Bush’s Books:

- In 1976, George W. Bush was a freshly minted graduate of the Harvard Business School looking for a job. Here Scoop details his subsequent decline into US corporate sleaze. See... Link: A Brief History of Bush, Harken and the SEC [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00166.htm


US House and Senate Elections Too Close To Call

- The upcoming midterm US election is, at the time of this writing, too close to call. One day, it looks good for the Democrats, the next, the Grand Ole Party surges in polls. See... Which Nov 6th News Story Would You Prefer to Read? [1] ALSO - Why ethics is a dirty word in the Bush household - See... US Elections 2002: Florida - The Exceptional State [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00162.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00165.htm


Sam Smith: The Elite Left Vs The Colloquial Left

- The News that Christopher Hitchens had discovered his inner imperial self was greeted exuberantly by the Washington Post, which gave him Kissingeresque space to lash out at his former comrades on the left. See... Undernews: Whose Left Is It Anyway? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00158.htm


Firas Al-Atraqchi: Lessons In Iraqi Resistance

- The most recent evidence of Anglo-American ignorance on Iraq came last week when Western press ridiculed the recent so-called election in Iraq. Iraq’s history is hardly ever mentioned in western media, seldom alluded to, or even referenced. This is lamentable. See... Firas Al-Atraqchi: Lessons In Iraqi Resistance [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00163.htm


Been Cheating? You had better read this

- A leading international expert on electronic plagiarism says the massive problem of plagiarism facing educators is gradually being overcome. The Days Of The Cheats Are Numbered [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0210/S00057.htm


Three SAS Soldiers Wounded By Landmine

- Mark Burton, Minister of Defence, today said the three members of the NZ SAS injured yesterday in Afghanistan when their patrolling vehicle ran over a landmine were doing an important job under demanding environmental and operational conditions. See... Burton - Mine Injures NZ Soldiers In Afghanistan [1] REACTION: - Chief of Defence Force - NZ Soldiers Injured In Afghanistan [2] - Green - It takes a tragedy to shed light on SAS role [3] - ACT - SAS Injuries Bring Home Reality of Warfare [4] - Australian Government - Injured New Zealand Personnel [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00500.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00200.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00496.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00490.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00199.htm


Scoop Link: Irresistible High Court Dialogue (Part 2)

- This story, from London’s Independent, is an all time classic, Court TV meets Monty Python, only real, and funnier. See… There's no place like a hotel. For Part 1 see… High court hang-ups


Luna Rossa Scores Double Win

- After yesterday when the wind was too high to allow racing, today the challengers went back out on the water for the start of Round Robin Two of the Louis Vuitton Cup. See... Double Win For Luna Rossa [1] MORE: - Alinghi Sweats Cold on Gulf - Cold Sweat On The Hauraki Gulf [2] -

LOUIS VUITTON CUP FEATURE PAGE [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00181.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00180.htm
[3] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=lvcup2002

Daily Katya Rivas

- My little girl, let us talk a little about what true liberty means. This is a blessing that I have given My creatures so that they may elect the way of good, along which they may proceed perfecting and sanctifying themselves. See... Katya Rivas: True Liberty [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00161.htm


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COUNTDOWN TO WAR

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Countdown To War: A chronology of misreported history

- The following publications accurately reported in 1998 that the UN withdrew weapons inspectors to Iraq... now they all say that they were kicked out. See... Why U.N. inspectors left Iraq - then and now [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00203.htm


Countdown To War: Powell Speaks to Oprah

- “One thing you can be sure of: He [Saddam] isn't going to disarm, he is not going to let the inspectors in, unless he is fearful of a conflict that would remove him from power. He has demonstrated for 11 years that he will ignore, stiff and laugh at the world's opinion. That laughter has to stop.” See... US Sec. Powell's Interview on the Oprah Winfrey Show [1] See also COUNTDOWN TO WAR FEATURE PAGE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00202.htm
[2] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=countdowniraq


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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US Happy To Reveal Our 'Secret' SAS Activities - Greens

- Details of the SAS incident in Afghanistan that our Government had deemed to sensitive for New Zealanders to be told about have now been revealed by the US military. See... US Happy To Reveal Our 'Secret' SAS Activities [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00523.htm


Second phase of vaccine clinical trials begins

- 24 October 2002 Media Statement Second phase of Group B meningococcal vaccine clinical trials begins See... Second phase of vaccine clinical trials begins [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00522.htm


Why is Hawkins letting rotting homes inquiry stop?

- National Housing Spokesperson Wayne Mapp says National is most concerned that an inquiry into why the Building Industry Authority had not acted sooner on the rotting homes syndrome has been indefinitely postponed. See... Why is Hawkins letting rotting homes inquiry stop? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00520.htm


Government must learn from mishandling of Waiho pr

- "The Government must review its approach to Civil Defence Hazard warnings after the fiasco last week over the Waiho River," says National's Environment spokesperson Nick Smith. See... Government must learn from mishandling of Waiho pr [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00518.htm


Sustainable business in New Zealand - Jim Anderton

- NZ Sustainable Business Conference - Recently I have been reflecting that this is the best time for a young person to be leaving school in New Zealand since the early 1970s. See... Sustainable business in New Zealand - Jim Anderton [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00517.htm


NZ can be a world leader in sustainable development

- Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton said today that new ideas can make New Zealand a world leader in sustainable business practices such as triple bottom line reporting. See... NZ can be a world leader in sustainable dev. [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00516.htm


Peters all rhetoric and no solutions

- Winston Peters’ latest contribution to the immigration debate is based on misinformation and creates an intolerable climate for refugees doing their best to resettle in New Zealand. See... Peters all rhetoric and no solutions [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00515.htm


What Mr Maharey Doesn't Want Us To Know

- Steve Maharey doggedly resists acknowledging that the United States is leading the world in welfare reform. See... What Mr Maharey Doesn't Want Us To Know [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00164.htm


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