Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


Scoop: Daily Ratings

TO CHANGE MY SCOOP OPTIONS OR UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS LIST
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/myscoop/signin.html

Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: When best friends fall out

The days of the Prime Minister having good friends in high places appears to be coming to an end, says National Party Leader Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00136.htm


2: Scoop Images: Amazing New Two Towers Screen Shots

A selection of an astonishing new set of images published today by Scoop’s online content partner theonering.net - CLICK HERE FOR FULL SET OF IMAGES . See also the Scoop LOTR feature page

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00040.htm


3: UQ Wire: 911 - They Let It Happen On Purpose!

Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00068.htm


4: Sludge Report #140 - Thou Shalt Not Steal

In This Edition: Thou Shalt Not Steal - This Is Not About Persuasion, It Is About PR For A Decision Already Taken - The Countdown To War Has Begun - Poppy’s Friends Run Interference For Junior - The Prize – Cui Bono – Commanders In Thief - There ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00053.htm


5: Questions For Oral Answer - 10 September 2002

1. IAN EWEN-STREET to the Minister for Biosecurity: On what specific grounds did the Government choose an approach different from the plan (so-called Option 5) developed by the Painted Apple Moth Community Advisory Group, and supported by the Waitakere ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00142.htm


6: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00079.htm


7: Leo Koziol: Naked in Nuhaka

This is the first edition of Naked in Nuhaka, launching a weekly/fortnightly column exploring issues of identity and culture in Aotearoa NZ in the 21st Century.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00052.htm


8: Media Beat: The Powell Trap - Easing Us Into War

There's something pathetic -- and dangerous -- about the crush of liberal commentators now pinning their hopes on Colin Powell.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00044.htm


9: Why a War Against Iraq is Illegal Under Int. Law

New Zealand must urge General Assembly and Security Council members and all Heads of State to denounce US unilateral action of planning and preparation for warfare against Iraq as contrary to its Charter and Customary International Law. As the judgment ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00051.htm


10: Symantec’s New Norton Systemworks 2003 Delivers

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced Norton SystemWorks 2003 and Norton SystemWorks Professional Edition, the new best-of-breed problem-solving suites that offer comprehensive, integrated solutions to help keep ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0209/S00005.htm


11: Chomsky on Iraq, US, Weapons – A Preview

Last week journalist Michael Albert asked a dozen timely questions in writing of Professor Noam Chomsky. The full responses appear in the upcoming issue of Z Magazine . Here are the first three questions and answers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00041.htm


12: UQ Wire: Connecting The Dots Bush..Bath..Bin Laden

Saudi Sheikh Khalid bin Mahfouz, an Osama bin Laden benefactor, has laundered money into tax-exempt U.S. entities for years as a foreign financier of terrorism. But a new 9/11 lawsuit is thrusting Mahfouz’s latent past business links to George W. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00148.htm


13: Peters warns against plastic immigration cards

New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters has called on the Immigration Minister to explain the electronic system she is considering introducing for processing overseas students, visitors and workers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00140.htm


14: Streets Of London: Killer Seal Disease Returns

The untreatable killer virus that wiped out two-thirds of the UK’s common seals in 1988 has returned to Britain’s shores says the RSPCA. Forty-nine seals have died since mid July. Although some laboratory tests are pending, experts believe the Phocine ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00045.htm


15: Danes warned against New Zealand Experiment

“Danish unions will today premiere a film which warns Danish people against a repeat of the New Zealand neo-liberal policies by its recently elected Liberal Government,” Council of Trade Unions president Ross Wilson said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0209/S00043.htm


16: Of Mice and Men

Sometimes a scientific breakthrough is so remarkable it stops you in your tracks. The announcement recently that Dr Ina Dobrinski, a researcher at The University of Pennsylvania has created mice with fleshy lumps on their backs is one of those.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00042.htm


17: Howard's End: The Iraq War Is Already Underway

The global diplomatic flurry to gain U.N. support for an offensive against Iraq is a smokescreen and post-dates the start of the U.S. offensive which took place three months ago - not with a bang, but with little-publicised steps. Maree Howard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00057.htm


18: National calls for ‘grooming’ laws

National is calling for the urgent introduction of new laws making it an offence for children to be “groomed” for sexual abuse.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00145.htm


19: Tamihere Prepares for Major New Land Grab

The Government is preparing for a major land grab that will take property from rural land owners using the excuse that the public needs greater access to streams and lakes, ACT Conservation Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff warned today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00132.htm


20: David Miller Online. What Came of September 11?

It is hard to believe that it is a year since the terrorist attacks on the United States. When one watches the images of those hijacked planes hitting the World Trade Centre it feels like it happened just yesterday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00048.htm


21: Will Sununu’s TV Pollster Tell About The Taliban

The question of polling conflicts has thus far quietly escaped media scrutiny in the highly-contested New Hampshire Primary. However, Senator Robert Smith’s September 10 opponent, Rep. John E. Sununu, has been paying well-known national television ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00033.htm


22: Howard's End: ACC Victimisation

Imagine you have a good job and you've planned the lives of your family and your financial commitments around your success, but then your boss approaches you and says that from this afternoon, the law now requires that - through no fault of your ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00036.htm


23: Questions Of The Day Transcript - 10 September '02

1. IAN EWEN-STREET (Green) to the Minister for Biosecurity: On what specific grounds did the Government choose an approach different from the plan (so-called Option 5) developed by the Painted Apple Moth Community Advisory Group, and supported by the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00156.htm


24: Bailey Kurariki's CYF File Shows Inquiry Needed

ACT Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today renewed her call for an independent investigation into what involvement Child, Youth and Family had with convicted murderer Bailey Kurariki.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00138.htm


25: Protest at US Embassy on September 11

We, concerned global citizens, have called a protest to express our outrage at U.S. foreign policy and the blatant hypocrisy of the Bush Administration.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0209/S00041.htm


26: Socialist Party Of Aotearoa Slams US/UK Attacks

The Socialist Party of Aotearoa National Executive recorded its most serious concern at the US President's expressed intention to escalate the on-going US/UK attacks on Iraq into a full-scale war of invasion.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0209/S00040.htm


27: New Zealand Legislation goes on line

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson today launched the first, free public online access to up-to-date electronic versions of Acts and Statutory Regulations.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00130.htm


28: Stateside: Two Movies And A Lecture

"I can't slip you the tomahawk 20 minutes of the day, but I can give you a wonderful life the other 23:40," says Sy to the woman he loves but has just told he is "two-spirited" (gay). They are both students at a university in Seattle, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00037.htm


29: UQ Wire: The Complete 9/11 Timeline

This timeline dispels the notion that theorists on 9/11 are working on the basis of supposition and prejudice, it shows clearly that unanswered questions relating to 911 are probably the most vital issue currently facing the people of this planet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00008.htm


30: Catholic Worker reflects on September 11 2001

September 11 should be a time to mourn and remember those killed in the devastating terrorist attacks. But given that the military response to the terrorist attacks have in turn killed thousands more innocents and violate international law, it should ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00050.htm

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>

ALSO:

Buildup:

Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

ALSO:

Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

ALSO:


Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monitor
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news