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The top 20 rating items on Scoop this weekend were...

1: Editorial: Democracy, Faith And A People Betrayed

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00018.htm


2: HARD NEWS 10/3/00 - Maximum Moral Deficiency

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES - and so the Prime Minister is tested on foreign affairs - and passes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00043.htm


3: PR Analysis Of Seattle WTO Protests Leaked

The following is a guide – apparently addressed to corporate America – to the protest movement which closed down the Seattle WTO meetings for a day in November last year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00041.htm


4: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0001/S00027.htm


5: Queer As Folk Should Be Removed Quickly

Party Leader Graham Capill has moved quickly to condemn last night’s screening on TV4 of the first episode of Queer as Folk.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00041.htm


6: LOOP - New Century - New Vision - New System

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00016.htm


7: The murderer returned to the Scene of the Crime

The murderer returned to the scene of the crime walking, even though he was too sick to face trial according to the British authorities. He arrived home on a sunny summer morning smiling and saluting his supporters unaided, although he was released ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00037.htm


8: TV1 6pm News Bulletin (First Segment)

Diving Deaths - Hawkesby Payout - Defence Review - School Fire - Ellis Inquiry - Team Nz Intrigue - Team Nz In Dunedin

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0003/S00059.htm


9: Craccum Editors May Be Forced To Fall On Swords

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00027.htm


10: On the Right: A Guide to New Zealand Politics

“Political language – and with variations this is true of all political parties – is designed to make lies sound truthful… and to give the appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00094.htm


11: Mild Greens deliver Class D Drug solution.

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".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00026.htm


12: Federated Farmers Can Recognise A Pup

"Federated Farmers remains adamant that the farming community wants to stay with the current competitive accident insurance market which has delivered farmers and the whole economy huge benefits. We do not want to go back to a monopoly" ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00086.htm


13: On The Left - Does Knowledge Matter?

I am an unlikely fan of Simon Upton. He's a man who has made many, many enemies on the left. While I don't agree with him, he is intelligent and his ideological positions are well thought out and reasoned (unlike those of many of his colleagues). However, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00095.htm


14: National Radio 8am Bulletin

PM and Chile – Mothers With AIDS – Fishing Rescue – US Primary Elections – DNA Testing – Israel – Polytechnics – Legal Aid – Wine Rare

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0003/S00054.htm


15: Pageant Outdated , A Laughingstock

A group of Dunedin women who protested at last year's Miss Otago pageant are today delighted to hear the Miss New Zealand contest is on its last legs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00070.htm


16: How To Anger Rivals And Give Them Publicity

The Australian author of the best-selling book "How to Lose Friends and Infuriate People" is facing legal action from Dale Carnegie, author of "How to Win Friends And Influence People". Alastair Thompson reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00135.htm


17: Alliance And ACT Engaging In Ideological Purity

The recent comments by Deputy Prime Minister deriding everything about the free market and declaring the “free market” policies of the last century a failure highlight an unfortunate ideological purity which is so totally out of place in modern New ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00168.htm


18: John Tamihere - Labour - Maiden Speech

I am privileged, honoured and humbled to make my first address as a Member of Parliament in a Chamber, which reverberates with the history of our ancestors.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00128.htm


19: Scoop Archive: NR House: Moonies, RCD and Tax

The House was subdued last night as members worked their way through nuts and bolts legislation, until there was objection to the usually unobjectionable.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/44/b3/199905050642.0ae0fc.html


20: Christian Party Welcomes First Post-Election Poll

Party Leader Graham Capill was delighted to learn that the Christian Heritage Party out-performed NZ First in the first Colmar Brunton Poll of the year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00001.htm

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