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

1: Freedom And Security - Speech By Al Gore Nov. 9th

Thank you, Lisa, for that warm and generous introduction. Thank you Zack, and thank you all for coming here today I want to thank the American Constitution Society for co-sponsoring today’s event, and for their hard work and dedication in defending ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00068.htm


2: Scoop Links: CIA Perjury & Israeli 911 Spy Rings

Two recent links to articles in the mainstream media shedding light on the recesses of the usually opaque US and Israeli intelligence communities and their actions and omissions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00017.htm


3: Culture Jamming: Helen Clark's GE Friendly Office

Culture jamming involves the modification of signage for, often political, purposes. Scoop welcomes submissions of culture jamming at editor@scoop.co.nz

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00069.htm


4: Sony launches its first DVD Handycam camcorders

AUCKLAND, 10 September, 2003 – Sony's has launched a new DVD Handycam® camcorder that advances the simplicity of making and sharing videos. The new camcorder produces DVD recordings that play back in most current home and PC DVD players, as well as ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0309/S00036.htm


5: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now

I had the unique opportunity to interview five US military servicemen who just got back from Iraq, or in the case of two men, corresponded with their wives so that I could ask questions of these soldiers by mail.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00105.htm


6: ACT's Hard-Working Staff

ACT New Zealand Acting Leader Ken Shirley today expressed extreme disappointment that the New Zealand Herald chose to print the spoof report on staff prepared by a fellow staffer and included as a joke in strategy papers leaked to the media.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00182.htm


7: Appointments to the Supreme Court

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of The Right Honourable Thomas Munro Gault, The Right Honourable Sir Kenneth James Keith, The Right Honourable Peter Blanchard and The Right Honourable Andrew Patrick Charles Tipping as Judges ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00208.htm


8: Return Of The King World Red Carpet Premiere Live

SKY Television confirmed today that is will screen a LIVE 90 minute red carpet special from the Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King world premiere in Wellington on Monday, December 1 from 5:30pm to 7pm on the SKY Movies channel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0311/S00039.htm


9: Int. Day Against The Israeli Apartheid Wall

On Sunday, starting at 11:30am in Zububa, Palestinians from the Western villages of Jenin, will lead a non-violent direct action against the apartheid wall. The villagers demands include respect for human rights, the upholding of the Geneva convention ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00071.htm


10: Public Address 10/11/03 - Monday Magic

Not such a great week for the Act Party, then. Indeed, let us count the ways in which things are turning pear-shaped for the party that formed to knock off Roger Douglas's unfinished business and got lost down the blind alley of populism...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00070.htm


11: Appointments to the Court of Appeal

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of The Honourable Noel Crossley Anderson as President of the Court of Appeal and the appointment of The Honourable Robert Grant Hammond, The Honourable William Gillow Gibbes Austen ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00209.htm


12: Senator Robert Byrd: The GOP Energy Bill

Through its short-sighted actions, this Bush Administration perpetuates an infinite mirage and a boundless facade. This Administration hopes to fool the American people into swallowing its wrong-headed policies with no questions asked.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00070.htm


13: PM's Speech To Labour Conference

It’s almost four years since our party was chosen to lead New Zealand’s second MMP government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00165.htm


14: Donna Awatere Huata No Longer ACT Member

ACT New Zealand Acting Leader Ken Shirley today said he had written to Speaker Jonathan Hunt, advising him that Donna Awatere Huata was no longer a member of the ACT Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00206.htm


15: Freedom Air’s Birthday Giveaway Takes Off

Freedom Air’s 8th Birthday give away of one million dollars worth of travel has attracted a record numbers of visitors to the company’s website.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00124.htm


16: First rail trip between China and Mongolia

The railways of China and Mongolia will start cargo train service tomorrow between Tianjin port, east of Beijing, and Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, as part of a project to connect Asia and Europe by rail, the United Nations regional commission ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00075.htm


17: All workers to enjoy four weeks annual leave

Prime Minister Helen Clark today announced that all workers will enjoy at least four weeks leave, taking effect in 2007, enabling families to spend more time together, and workers to have more rest and recreation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00164.htm


18: Stateside: Miss Feasance And Her Brother Mal

The Bush administration should institute the draft. Oh, I'm sorry - there already *is* one? Of course, silly me - it's called "unemployment".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00068.htm


19: Army’s Biggest Exercise Explosive Success

Exercise Silver Fern was the largest land based exercise conducted this year and has provided the greatest concentration of soldiers and current NZ Army capabilities for some time and has been a significant step in continuing to regenerate capabilities ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00057.htm


20: Scoop Feedback: Freedom Air – Or Just Dead Air

Monday 10 Nov 2003: 8.30am The viral email went around 'faster than blaster'. 8000 flights to be given away on Freedomair.com, they even advertised "Birthday Specials" this on the front page of the site, internet specials only.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00071.htm


21: Workers will have to pay for extra week's holiday

Every worker will pay the price for the Labour Government's decision to press ahead with its election bribe of an extra week's annual leave, says National Party Leader Don Brash.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00172.htm


22: Jim Peron: Clark Fudges Facts On 4 Weeks Leave

Christmas came early in New Zealand. In a generous mood Helen Clark decided that all workers will have 4 weeks of paid annual leave per year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00060.htm


23: Lance Kennedy: GE Witch Hunts

Witch-hunts usually target people. But in recent years one of the most successful witch-hunts targeted an innocent technology.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00059.htm


24: Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud

Something very strange happened in Volusia County on election night November 2000, the night that first Gore won Florida, then Bush, and then as everybody can so well remember there was a tie.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00211.htm


25: Act leader admits ACT has no economic credibility

The Act Party’s admission that it has ‘never had economic credibility’ means NZ First and United Future should rule out working with an Act-National government, Progressive leader Jim Anderton says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00184.htm


26: Population Increase for Cities High

There is an increasing concentration of New Zealand's population in cities and larger districts, according to the latest subnational population estimates for regional councils and territorial authorities released by Statistics New Zealand. The combined ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00107.htm


27: Clamp Down On Foreign Ownership Bizarre

ACT New Zealand Rural Affairs Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff today described the Labour Government's plan to clamp down on the sale of land to foreign interests as nothing short of bizzare.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00190.htm


28: Lower-Cost PharmaceuticalsTo Developing Countries

Government Of Canada Introduces Legislative Changes To Enable Export Of Much-Needed, Lower-Cost Pharmaceutical Products To Developing Countries

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00074.htm


29: Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program

Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00065.htm


30: Matt Robson Speech: Nuclear Weapons Free Zones

Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament conference Liu Institute for Global Issues University of British Colombia

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00178.htm

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