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Scoop Top 30 ANZAC Day Ratings - 25 April 2006


ANZAC Day's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Bush Impeachment Resolution Introduced In Illinois

Representative Karen A. Yarbrough, a Democratic member of the Illinois State Assembly, introduced a resolution calling for the impeachment of President George W. Bush.

2: Bill Moyers: A Time for Heresy

When Dean Bill Leonard asked James Dunn to join him here at Wake Forest's new Divinity School, my soul shouted "Yes!" These two men personify the honesty and courage we need to meet the challenge of faith in the fundamentalist dispensation of the 21st ...

3: Wake Up! Our Fish is Being Stolen

CATCHLINE.. South Pacific countries are sitting on a time bomb if pirate fishing is not contained within two to three years as key species of fish in the Pacific Ocean will be critically over fished.

4: Audio & Images: ANZAC Day Dawns In Wellington

Audio & Images: ANZAC Day Dawns In Wellington Sounds and sights from this mornings Dawn Service at the Cenotaph in Wellington.

5: Senator John Kerry: The Right to Dissent

Thirty-five years ago today, I testified before the Foreign Relations Committee of the United States Senate, and called for an end to the war I had returned from fighting not long before.

6: Cindy Sheehan: Raging Grannies & Raging Americans

I am sitting here watching CSPAN, where Congress is holding a special hearing into Chinese human rights violations, which is, of course, an important issue that needs to be addressed. An Amnesty International report just came out, and of all of the ...

7: Remarks to Edward R. Murrow Journalism Program

UNDER SECRETARY HUGHES: Good afternoon to all of you. I am Karen Hughes, the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. My office oversees all of our exchange programs, such as the one that you've been participating in. And ...

8: Michael Ledeen's Dream, M. Elbaradei's Nightmare

The drumbeat in some Washington foreign policy circles for "regime change" in Iran has striking similarities to the run-up to the Iraq invasion, and is being led by some of the usual suspects -- like the American Enterprise Institute's Michael Ledeen.

9: Taking on Multinational Tobacco Co in New York

Altria Group, the parent company of Kraft, Philip Morris USA and Philip Morris International (PMI), the world's largest multinational tobacco company, has announced that it is considering breaking up into three separate companies in the near future.

10: Earth Day Media Release - Winds of Change

The Green Party had some fun with a beach camp at Wellington's Cuba Mall fountain on Earth Day this last Saturday to illustrate the impact of global climate disruption for International Earth Day. Kids played in the sand, and others in wet suits and ...

11: Kiwi Students Spend Six Days in the DPRK

After months of organisation and belated email exchanges between a North Korean tour company, the New Zealand DPRK friendship society and ourselves (group of three Auckland University Arts students), what begun as a faint idea sometime last year in the Quad ...

12: NSA Director William Odom Dissects Iraq Blunders

NSA Director Odom Dissects Iraq Blunders by Michael Hammerschlag April 16 -Providence RI Full Audio (realplayer)

13: Sheila Samples: We Are The Deciders

If it weren't so dangerously sad, the media gyrations to deflect attention from the sordid mess defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld has made in Iraq would be amusing. But efforts to hide the truth are futile because Rumsfeld is literally surrounded ...

14: Speaker Speech to Dawn Service ANZAC Cove

Few New Zealand families have not been touched by loss of life, or injury in wars like that here at Gallipoli - a place so remote that many would not have heard of it before the shells rained down on a generation of young men seeking adventure in ...

15: Lyndon Hood: Defence Briefs

Goff Recieves Rumsfeld Handshake of Doom - ANZAC Solomons Forces Remembers WWI With Gas Attack - Iran in firing line for not having weapons of mass destruction

16: Scoop Links: Vanity Fair & Rolling Stone vs Bush

George W. Bush's presidency appears headed for colossal historical disgrace. Barring a cataclysmic event on the order of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, after which the public might rally around the White House once again, there seems to be ...

17: Where next for the Solomon Islands?

Years of violence and conflict have left Solomon Islanders feeling disenfranchised and distrustful of state institutions, say a trio of academics who specialise in Pacific Island affairs.

18: Cramdown, Stripdown, Lockdown Democracy In The USA

The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) was passed on the heels of the Florida 2000 presidential election and its “hanging chad” problem. These ambiguous ballot chads riveted and frustrated the nation for a couple of months in late 2000. However, ...

19: Auckland Museum What's On Newsletter

Newsletter - Exhibitions - Events - War Memorial Lecture Series - ANZAC Day - School Holiday Programme - Kids Holiday Workshops - Subscribe to the Media Update

20: Conventional New Zealand History Challenged

Despite the growing interest in New Zealand history there have been few genuine historiographical debates in this country. Post-social history, post-feminism, post-race relations, where is the study of New Zealand history now?

21: Peters representsGovt. at London Anzac Day

Foreign Minister Winston Peters will represent the government at four ANZAC Day commemorative events taking place in London today – a dawn service at the Australian Memorial, the Gallipoli Association ceremony of remembrance at St Paul’s cathedral, a wreath ...

22: Kerry: Patriotism Is Truth, Today as in Vietnam

Thirty-five years ago today, I testified before the United States Senate. I was a 27-year-old Vietnam veteran who believed the war had to come to an end. It was 1971.

23: The Licensed Building Practitioners Regime

We are undergoing perhaps the most profound changes to New Zealand's building and construction industry in its history. And it is happening on all fronts, including the regulatory environment with the Building Code Review and the new Building Act.

24: Venezeula Renounces Cartagena, Leaves Andean Com.

By means of this communication, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela wishes to express its decision to renounce the Cartagena Accord, in compliance with Article 135 of that instrument. In making this renunciation, (Venezuela) points out:

25: Sky City censors union notices

Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota (SFWU) members are up in arms today after Sky City Auckland management revealed plans to prevent union access to a union-only notice board in reaction to recent notices posted.

26: Dunne slams EPMU's bully-boy tactics

United Future leader Peter Dunne today slammed the 'bully-boy threats' of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union which says it will launch a massive public campaign against a proposed law that would allow employers to sack new workers within 90 days ...

27: Tax Freedom Day is Approaching

Tax Freedom Day in New Zealand is important because it represents the day in the year when the average New Zealander stops working for the government and starts working for themselves, the executive director of the New Zealand Business Roundtable, Roger ...

28: Workers put Mapp on 90-day warning

New Zealand’s largest trade union is putting National Party industrial relations spokesman Wayne Mapp on 90 days’ notice of mass industrial protest.

29: Karim Sahai Images: Lest We Forget

Images of this morning's ANZAC Day dawn service in Wellington.

30: Inaugural artist in residence at Gallipoli

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Helen Clark today announced that artist and moko expert Derek Lardelli will be the first recipient of a new artist in residence programme to be based near the Gallipoli peninsula.


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