Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search


Hard News 17/06/03 - We're Back!

HARD NEWS 17/06/03 - We're Back!

Philosophy in a bad week |Jun 17, 2003 14:40
Russell Brown's Hard News

I'm philosophical. Clearly, losing to England is never good, but what we saw wasn't all bad either. England had universally been expected to dominate the All Blacks up front, but that didn't happen. Our all-new lineout tactic - picking tall guys! - proved extremely effective...,

** *** **

Found and lost |Jun 17, 2003 12:34
Now playing in the Muse Lounge

Hugo Galvis has volunteered to clean out the Muse Lounge for this month's inorganic collection. Most of the stuff piling up in the dock looks familiar to anyone lucky or brave enough to have visited his Herne Bay pad in recent months ?,

** *** **

Funnier than thou |Jun 17, 2003 12:29
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

Okay, I know what it's like over there when the All Blacks lose. I'm sure you are all feeling a bit deflated. But hey, the ref was a cock, it's a new team and it stood up really well considering it was their first game...,

** *** **

So tired, I'm knocking on the Doors of Perception |Jun 15, 2003 02:52
Debra Daley's astral plane

I woke as usual at 5:20 AM to the sound of a light rain pattering on the roof. I levered the cat off my feet. He is the size and weight of an infant Shetland pony...,


© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>



Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>


Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news