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Public Address 25/07/05 - Bombs And Big Brothers

PUBLIC ADDRESS 25/07/05 - Bombs and Big Brothers

Hail the New Victorians | Jul 25, 2005 10:58
Russell Brown's Hard News

National's new employment policy is out. And it is … put thousands more people on the public payroll! Judith Collins is promising that the last National government's unsuccessful work-for-the-dole programme would be revived as a matter of urgency under a National-New Zealand First coalition...,


Metics: One | Jul 25, 2005 08:02
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

I think this fuss over difference started when I was young and foolish enough to tell my grandmother an 'Irish joke'. I'd heard the joke from a mate who lived over the back fence, and it went like this, "Why did the Irish banana factory go out of business? They...,


Big Brother is watching, but we're not watching Big Brother | Jul 24, 2005 14:05
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

The fingers of Mainland China's cyberpolice state are reaching into Hong Kong, with an HK activist discovering Mainland hackers have been monitoring his emails for over a year. I'm freaking out, given the inflammatory content of my correspondence with Glutter, Hongkie democracy activist extraordinaire...,


Strange Days | Jul 24, 2005 12:30
Jen Ferguson reports from London

As I write this on Friday afternoon, my workmates are crowded around the windows of our 19th-storey office, watching police cordon off Canary Wharf underground station in order to examine a suspect package. It's just the latest in a series of events over the past 24 hours that has seen...,


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