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


Public Address 02/08/04 - A Better Day, Perhaps

PUBLIC ADDRESS 02/08/04 - A Better Day, Perhaps

Not so rough trade | Aug 02, 2004 11:24
Russell Brown's Hard News

Yes, it'll take another two years at least to conclude negotiations, and as long as the rich countries can wangle to properly implement, but the outcome of the Geneva WTO round - which finally puts agricultural export subsidies on the block - is both a vindication of the process and...,

# # # #

Trawl my *rse | Aug 02, 2004 09:42
GUEST James Littlewood in the culture

The sea - it's been rightly said - is one hell of a place. I can vouch for this, I've been there and seen it. Proverbially strange. It's a good thing. One of the good things about the sea is fish...,

# # # #

Slow Burn | Jul 31, 2004 10:06
Fiona Rae from the couch

Slightly sad old time on the telly at the moment, with several good things gone, or about to go. Loving the slow burn of The Sopranos though, its focus on the minutiae of family relationships and the way each episode starts small and seems like an epic by the end..,


© 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