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It has been claimed that all great political changes can be traced back to one piece of writing. Last week may have signalled such a change. ACT MP, Dr Muriel Newman, tabled in parliament a research paper by the Labour Department's senior research ...
The IMF and World Bank are due to meet in Prague this week and will likely claim they are now the "best friends of the poor," while Aussie multimillionaire, Dick Smith, claims globalisation has gone wrong and that multinationals are now so ...
Readers will be aware that yesterday upton-on-line – or at least his non-cyber double – announced his intention to retire from Parliament early in the New Year to take up a position with the OECD in Paris.
Free market idealism has had its day. Proponents and supporters of New Zealand's fifteen year excursion into pure free market economic theory need to acknowledge that the experiment has been a failure. The current account deficit is one very good ...
Here are some of the classic questions that were actually asked of the Sydney Olympic Committee via their Web site, and the Aussie answers that go with them.
A nation-wide coalition of student environmental organisations expressed dismay after "Clean Up New Zealand Week" sponsor McDonald's refused to clean up it's own environmental practices.
Rosalea Barker - based in the US - is Scoop’s new US Presidential elections columnist and will be filing a round-up of news, views and observations from the campaign trail every Monday from now till the poll.
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The money the Government is looking at taking out of TVNZ should be used to provide increased local content and better quality programmes, Green Party Broadcasting Spokesperson Sue Kedgley said today.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ...day eight and still no medals. If the Olympic Games really is all a corporate bread-and-circuses plot to distract us from the economic system and further etch a handful giant global brands on our punchdrunk psyches, then I ...
There are vital constitutional and policy implications in the controversy over the Sin-gapore free trade agreement (officially called a “Closer Economic Partnership” be-cause the words “free trade” have had a bad press lately).
The Carnival Against Capitalism returns! A further global day of action against capitalism is planned for September 26, the date of the IMF/WTO annual meeting in Prague, Czech Republic. For More Info See... http://www.tao.ca/~cec/
The Green Party said it was very disappointed that saturated fats - a leading contributor to heart disease - were not included in the new draft ANZFA nutritional labelling regime.
Helen Clark is obviously embarrassed that we've outed her plan to rustle up cash to pay for Labour's promises, National MP Murray McCully said today.
The New Zealand Government has the opportunity to be a "circuit breaker" in the current international stalemate over debt cancellation to the world's poorest countries according to Jubilee 2000, the international campaign for third world debt ...
3:45 – feeding time for the Malayan Sun Bears! I’d been warned by Meredith, animal lover and taxidermist, that I had left the zoo trip too late. All the animals would be having siestas, she said.
New Zealand received $10.0 billion of foreign investment in the year ended March 2000, $4.2 billion more than in 1999. Foreign investment flows into New Zealand continue to exceed New Zealand's investment abroad. This is despite New Zealand investment ...
A Hercules crew from the Royal New Zealand Air Force has beaten tactical air transport crews from the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to retain the Bullseye trophy.
Young Nationals Chair Daniel Gordon today pledged that Young Nationals will support the intentions of the the Prostitution Reform Bill, which will shortly be considered by Parliament in a conscience vote.
The proposed code of good faith that Labour Minister, Hon Margaret Wilson, describes as a “good start” is a meaningless list of good intentions, said ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble.