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

 


Public Address 07/03/06 - Loads Of It!

PUBLIC ADDRESS 07/03/06 - Loads of it!

Housekeeping | Mar 07, 2006 10:14
Russell Brown's Hard News

Service post: Feel free to vote in the Netguide Web Awards (I guess we'd be in Best Media Site if you felt kindly towards us). And Nic Jones is the runaway leader on the Public Address Virtual Super 14 board - there's as big a gap...
http://publicaddress.net/default,2983.sm

*******

Beer and Loathing in Brussels (Pt II) | Mar 07, 2006 10:04
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

The European Commission was somewhat grander than NATO, but only in the same way that, um, Bowen House is grander than the Beehive (for Wellingtonians), or St Lukes grander than Manukau Shopping Centre (for Aucklanders)...
http://publicaddress.net/default,2982.sm

*******

I thought we ethnic minorities were the ones who were meant to have the identity problems | Mar 07, 2006 09:16
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

Haaaang on a minute. I don't know about this 'Chinese' tick-box on the Census. After all, 'Chinese' is an English word. Why should I, like those white New Zealanders resistant to 'Pakeha', use a word imposed upon me from another culture to describe who I am? ...
http://publicaddress.net/default,2981.sm

*******

Soul Food | Mar 06, 2006 19:41
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

I should start by saying thanks to well-wishers who have gotten in touch over the past week. While my intention wasn't entirely to draw a spotlight to my health, it's always good to know there are people out there who think well of you...
http://publicaddress.net/default,2980.sm

*******

High and Mighty | Mar 06, 2006 15:33
David Slack on his own account

I wouldn't say Michael Laws is some throwback to an earlier era of politician. He's emphatically a modern guy. But all this fulminating about the gangs really does take me back. It's been years since we've had politicians making capital out of shabby thugs in greasy leathers...
http://publicaddress.net/default,2978.sm

ENDS

© 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>>

ALSO:

Buildup:

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>>

ALSO:

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>>

ALSO:


Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news