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It is growing massive. It has become newsworthy. It can be devastating. And yet, it's so simple. - We, the people, have chosen to hijack the question mark.
The Perfect Enemy Terrorists who can't be caught because they don't really exist or because they're CIA assets.
Under White House Control, Iraq's Oil Wealth May Be Headed Toward Privatization - Interview with Michael Renner, a senior researcher with World Watch Institute, conducted by Scott Harris
Markets have not yet absorbed the realities of the new war. This is particularly true of equities, which have behaved since the "end" of the Iraq campaign as though it was all over. It is not over.
Submitted by Christiaan Briggs - "I saw President Bush on that aircraft carrier in the Pacific yesterday. Incidentally, that's the closest he's ever got to the war in Vietnam." U.S. Senator Fritz Hollings
Months before the United States military showered Iraq with bombs and missiles, the Department of Defense was secretly working with Vice President Dick Cheney’s old company, Halliburton Corp., on a deal that would give the world’s second largest ...
Austin and Hamburg (8 May 2003) - The United States Army has developed and patented a new grenade that it says can be used to wage biowarfare. This is in violation of the Biological Weapons Convention, which explicitly prohibits development of bioweapons ...
Again Scoop readers have proven outstanding caption writers – this time for the Dimson Kooky Caption Competition. Perhaps Ari Fleischer in the White House could benefit from your talents!
Though I am utterly opposed to his methodology, I am in total support of Bin Laden’s three demands on the U$A.
George W. Bush spoke here last Friday... while he praised the Army's Bradley tank, which is made at the plant, he neglected to disclose one "detail" - namely, that his immediate family stands to make a fortune from the profits being made by United ...
We’re proud of our president. Americans love having a guy as president, a guy who has a little swagger, who’s physical, who’s not a complicated guy like Clinton or even like Dukakis or Mondale, all those guys, McGovern. They want a guy who’s president. ...
1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage: Why did her office, on Monday, ask the Ministry of Culture and Heritage to forward to her the official files relating to changes to the definition of historic heritage in the Resource ...
Now that the United States has expressed its desire to weaken the United Nations politically and to create a new world order in which the U.S. can become the sole, unrestrained power in the world, it will be important to watch how Europe responds.
1. DAVE HEREORA (NZ Labour) to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education) : What is the Government doing to ensure that 15-19 year olds are in education, training or employment?
The US government is likely to announce today that they are taking the first steps towards a WTO challenge regarding EU's GMO de facto moratorium. This will happen at a press conference 12:15pm in Washington (18:15 CET) with the US trade representative ...
So I take my eye off Public Address for a couple of days - let sleeping blogs lie, you might say - and everyone (including our new guest blogger, Mark Graham) gets up and posts. Crikey!
"We meet at a grim time." Such were the opening words of Tariq Ali's talk on 'War, Empire and Resistance' given in the heart of the military industrial complex at UC Berkeley last week. (As someone in the audience pointed out, the flag on stage ...
More streets are to be restricted to non-residential traffic on weekends and public holidays in order to tackle the scourge of illegal street racing in Manukau. This will include a large stretch of Te Irirangi Drive between Dawson Road in Otara and ...
We learn in the May 11 New York Times that, since 1999, America’s newspaper of record has regularly published reporter Jayson Blair’s flights of fancy as straight news.
Three car bomb explosions in an American compound in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh are already being attributed to the terrorist group Al Qaeda.
For the second day running National Party Leader Bill English is raising serious questions about the Prime Minister's integrity.
The HMS Marlborough is a British warship that took part in the invasion of Iraq. According to a press statement by the NZ Defence Force the Marlborough 'led a force of four ships, including HMAS ANZAC' that 'provided Naval Gunfire support to UK Commandos ...
A contractual anomaly could see Aucklanders escaping cold showers even if the rest of the country has to endure them, according to National Party Energy spokesman Gerry Brownlee.
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2003 – Coalition forces in Iraq are using a specially created deck of 55 playing cards to identify the "most wanted" members of Saddam Hussein's regime.
Hell's Angels could not be mistaken for families by anyone other than increasingly irrelevant National MPs, United Future family affairs spokeswoman Judy Turner said today.
The following feedback has been received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war.
Auckland property prices have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year according to the latest property sales figures from the city’s leading real estate agency, Barfoot and Thompson.
For at least four years while living in Hamburg during the 1990’s 911 terrorist ringleader Mohamed Atta was part of a 'joint venture' between the U.S. and German Governments.
The Federal Reserve's May meeting was superbly timed to ramp the US bond market. The huge refunding went without a hitch thanks to the Fed's concern, exquisitely voiced in the official statement, that deflation risks now outweigh inflation risks.
New Zealand's Mighty River Power recently confronted promoters of a corner-stone of corporate sustainable development, the triple bottom line. In essence, it said TBL reporting is just single bottom line reporting in tart's clothing.