Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Hard News 10/09/03 - Vices

HARD NEWS 10/09/03 - Vices

The Moral Lottery |Sep 10, 2003 09:59
Russell Brown's Hard News

What kind of family-friendly party uses its limited political leverage to procure changes in gambling laws that will, without a shadow of a doubt, destroy a few more families? United Future, apparently. The new Gambling Bill, which passed another stage in Parliament yesterday, has caused "very grave concern"...
http://publicaddress.net/default,hardnews.sm#post665

*********

Déjà vu all over again |Sep 10, 2003 08:58
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

It's Tuesday, warm and mild, the first leaves drifting off the gingko trees under a cloudless sky of vivid autumnal blue. According to the calendar, the anniversary falls on a Thursday. But Tuesday is the day that feels like the day it happened, the true anniversary...
http://publicaddress.net/default,busytown.sm#post664

*********

Caught in the Act |Sep 09, 2003 15:37
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

I'm often concerned if, God forbid, I ever make it into a position of public notoriety, what random details from my past will come out to haunt me. In a vain attempt to stave this off, I try to wear many of my embarrassments on my sleeve...
http://publicaddress.net/default,cracker.sm#post662

*********

Grab your coat / let's get out of here |Sep 09, 2003 12:53
Now playing in the Muse Lounge

The tumbling Sputnik that was Warren Zevon has finally fallen from orbit. The singer died at his Los Angeles home on Sunday after being diagnosed about a year ago with mesothelioma - a lung cancer associated with asbestos...
http://publicaddress.net/default,muselounge.sm#post661

**** ENDS ****


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018? More>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood: Notes On National’s Election Campaign, In Poem Form

Nationyl’s bitumen-ing / As they du du / Seed groweth / River floweth / Then ‘dozer drives thru / Highway ensu. More>>