Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20
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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
Russia has had a terrible century. In fact Russia - and certainly the Russian peasantry - have arguably had a bum deal for as long as anyone can remember.
Craccum Magazine makes no apologies for this article. We know that suicide is one of the few taboo subjects still left in society. We know that New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rate in the world.
Non, Non, public servants cannot use the Anglo word e-mail says the French Ministry of Finance when it announced the ban earlier this week. John Howard reports.
The 2000 Budget Policy Statement - the first of new Finance Minister Michael Cullen - appears to be calculated to please, both the markets and the Labour/Alliance's caucus.
The co-editors of a student magazine who published a controversial feature on youth suicide may end up being kicked out by their student association. Scoop's Chris Holm reports.
Before Christmas the government's Speech from the Throne somewhat set the pace for the new Government. Forty-five minutes long and packed to the gills with ideas and plans the speech left many of those listening to it with a sense of surprise at just ...
“The problem is not that suicide is being discussed. The problem is the way that this tragic and difficult subject has been callously sensationalised by Craccum whose readership represents the age group most at risk.
When considering the role of the British baby-killers of the Balkans, the totally overwhelming feature of hypocrisy-on-a-grand-scale comes through loud and clear. This historian has been attempting to determine which of the mass-murderers of the ...
The first LOOP of the 21st century is about to hit the streets. Relaunching our vision: rethought, restructured, ready to take our country’s creative culture to the world.
Thousands of jobs in regional New Zealand are at-risk from Labour's forestry policies according to the Furniture Association of New Zealand. National is calling on the Government to rethink its policies opposed to sustainable forestry on the West Coast.
A scene from a short play by Jacque Ruston, What Leroy Crook Saw. - Photo Tori Buttle.
Christchurch Legalisers have recommended that the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 be amended to accommodate Class D restricted drugs. The move would be "in anticipation of a probable shift in the legal status of cannabis".
SMASH visual artists exploiting shop windows on a grey day in Wellington...photos Tori Buttle.
A row has broken out over whether money had been allocated to pay for the purchase/lease of F16 aircraft from the US. Scoop's Chris Holm reports.
Party Leader Graham Capill is disturbed by the NZ Family and Foster Care Federation’s decision to allow lesbian partners to foster children. Mr Capill asked, “What sort of morals will these poor children imbibe?
"The fiscal goals laid out in the 2000 Budget Policy Statement reflect a more balanced view of the appropriate role and size of the state than has applied in New Zealand in recent years," Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.
I am releasing the 2000 Budget Policy Statement tomorrow, and while I cannot give you any indication of the numbers it contains, it might be useful if I reflected on its role in the Budgetary scheme of things and sketched out the policy principles ...
Youth Suicide is a serious issue and should not be treated in any other way by an editor trying to be sensational, said Opposition Youth Affairs Spokesperson Simon Power in response to the article in Auckland Student Newspaper Craccum.
Several commentators and MPs from other parties have misrepresented the stance taken by MP Nandor Tanczos over the cannabis issue. This article, written by Nandor, aims at trying to make his position clear.