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1: UQ Wire: June 10th Press Conference Transcript

First Panel (Members of 9/11 Families) Catherine Austin Fitts Moderator - Introduction Kyle F. Hence - Survey of Questions Julie Sweeney Lorna Brett FAA / Airline Accountability Mary Schiavo, Esq. FAA/Airline Accountability Open Q & A from the Press

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00159.htm


2: Could You Imagine This Chaos In Government?

Jim Anderton's Progressive Coalition stands ready to help Labour form a government following the admission by the Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today that she is reconsidering supporting any Labour-led Government unless they got their way on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00121.htm


3: Guest Opinion: The BAD Science of GE Food

The science of GE is immature and the creation of new organisms is at best a lottery.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00030.htm


4: NZ Music London Showcase July 4th Live Online

LOOP Recordings Aot(ear)oa are pleased to announce the beginning of a new partnership with leading international online audio website Groovetech.com, launching with the live simulcast of Thursday night's New Zealand electronic music showcase Return Of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0207/S00012.htm


5: Keith Rankin: Taxing Questions

In this election campaign, the tax cut bandwagon seems to have run out of steam. National realises that there are not many votes to be won by offering to cut the 33 and 39 percent top tax rates. Even Act is giving less emphasis to this issue and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00024.htm


6: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: A Controlled Burn

For several weeks now the smart money has been betting that the whirlwind of admissions and apparently damaging leaks about 9/11 has not been an uncontrolled disaster for the Bush Administration but instead has been a managed attempt at a "controlled burn," ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/2a/df/200207031114.71ab0668.html


7: Expulsion from the Labour Party

Today the Labour Party has announced their decision to suspend my membership from the Labour Party. They claim to have done this purely because I am standing against Paul Swain (the Labour candidate) in the seat of Rimutaka. However there is more ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00035.htm


8: Pharmac To Consult On Glivec Access Criteria

PHARMAC is to begin consultation on access criteria for the chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) drug Glivec (imatinib mesylate).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0205/S00065.htm


9: Investigator Who Cleared Bush Gets WorldCom Job

A former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman appointed court monitor of WorldCom Inc. on Wednesday was previously responsible for clearing U.S. President George W. Bush of insider trading concerning his involvement in Harken Energy during the lead ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00033.htm


10: The Sperm Barrier

So finally the sperm barrier has been breached with the opening last week of a British based service providing fresh sperm to anyone, but specifically lesbian couples, seeking a child. (NZ Herald 26.06.2002) Using the services website mannotincluded.com, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00022.htm


11: UQ Wire: Terrorist Seeks To Speak To Congress

The only man charged in connection with the 11 September attacks has asked to testify before the US Congress, the BBC reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00027.htm


12: George W. Bush And Harken Oil - Recovered History

RECOVERED HISTORY - From the overstocked archives of the Progressive Review a timeline of the Harken Energy Insider Trading play by U.S. President George W. Bush, a series of transactions that connects the bin Laden and Bush families, and a current link ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00035.htm


13: Images: The Debit Card

These images go with Richard's Speech titled, "ACT Leads e-Politics Campaign"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00062.htm


14: Howard's End: ACC Case Management Audit

The Office of the Auditor-General has today confirmed to Scoop that it will conduct a study into the effectiveness and efficiency of ACC's case management processes and procedures. Agony and ACC create a private hell. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00019.htm


15: How independent is the Sustainability Council?

The chairman of the Life Sciences Network, William Rolleston, has questioned the independence of the new Sustainable Council of New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00057.htm


16: Transcript: Sir Peter Elworthy On RNZ

I think what it could do is entrench GE as a defining election issue, if not THE defining election issue. I know a lot of the concerns are around education and health and law and order, but those are CONCERNS - they don't necessarily shift votes in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00029.htm


17: The 911 Evidence that May Hang George W. Bush

The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00071.htm


18: Labour And Greens All Wishy-Washy

"Today's flip-flop on supply and confidence by the Greens shows the left will have real trouble in delivering future stable government," says National Party Leader Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00123.htm


19: Fight For Country

Nuclear terror is nothing new to the Mirrar people in the Kakadu region of Northern Australia, whose land sits on one of the world's richest deposits of uranium. One of the only things that lasts longer than the 40,000 years during which Indigenous ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00023.htm


20: Fonterra Responds The Sustainability Council

The Chief Executive of Fonterra Co-operative Group, Craig Norgate has responded to the Sustainability Council of New Zealand on issues related to extending the moratorium on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00049.htm


21: Can We Work It Out? Organic, GE & Conventional

Consumers often cite "tastier", "safer", and "healthier" as reasons for paying the premium for organic products. However claims of safer and more nutritious have never been substantiated.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00058.htm


22: Coalition Throws Down The Environmental Gauntlet

The Vote for the Environment Campaign today released its comprehensive portfolio of preferred environmental policies, the Environmental Charter, for the 2002 Election. This is the fifth election which the groups have produced a Charter and challenged ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00056.htm


23: Real Deal: Saving Tennessee - The Cartoon Series

A series of Dr Global cartoons tell the story of the $3.3 Trillion US Dollars missing from the US Treasury, and Scoop columnist Catherine Austin Fitts' fight to find them – For daily Dr Global see… http://www.sandersresearch.com .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00032.htm


24: Curious Contradictions In New GE Lobby Group

The launch of the new Sustainability Council of New Zealand this morning highlighted some curious contradictions inherent in the new organization.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00047.htm


25: GM Release Five Times More Risky for New Zealand

New Zealand would be taking a much greater gamble than other nations if it adopted GM agriculture.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00060.htm


26: Real Deal: Saving Tennessee

People get ready, there's a train a-coming - You don't need no baggage, just a-get on board - All you need is faith to hear the diesel hummin' - You don't need no ticket, just thank the Lord - Curtis Mayfield

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00031.htm


27: Second Kiwibank Armed Robbery - Grave Concern

The second Kiwibank armed robbery is a matter of grave concern, ACT Finance Spokesman MP Rodney Hide said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00152.htm


28: Keith Rankin On Interest Rake hike

The Acting Governor of the Reserve Bank, while once again raising the Official Cash Rate as an act of further tightening monetary policy, notes that ongoing increases are less likely than he had expected in May.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00025.htm


29: Whip Lets Secret Tax Bombshell Out of the bag

At an electorate meeting at the Havelock North Community Centre at a Grey Power Forum of `Meet the Candidates' this morning in front of local media, Government whip Rick Barker announced that the Labour Government would introduce a special health ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00146.htm


30: Setting The Record Straight On Health

“Labour has made no commitment to introduce a dedicated health tax. We have committed ourselves only to exploring the feasibility of the idea,” Revenue Minister Michael Cullen said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00151.htm


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