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4: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00003.htm


5: Complete US Exit Poll Data Confirms Net Suspicions

Scoop.co.nz is delighted to be able today to publish a full set of 4pm exit poll data for the first time on the Internet since the US election. The data emerged this evening NZT in a post on the Democratic Underground website under the forum name ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00227.htm


6: 2004 Exit Poll "Red Shift" As Seen In Vote Numbers

Scoop Images: 2004 Exit Poll "Red Shift" As Seen In Vote Numbers By Alastair Thompson with Ed Shalom

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00270.htm


7: 'Stinking Evidence' of Possible Fraud in Florida

There was something odd about the poll tapes. A ''poll tape'' is the phrase used to describe a printout from an optical scan voting machine made the evening of an election, after the machine has read all the ballots and crunched the numbers on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00258.htm


9: APEC Members Reaffirm Commitment to Bogor Goals

Ministers from the 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum reaffirmed their commitment to achieve the Bogor Goals of free, open trade and investment by 2010/2020.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00235.htm


10: Auckland Man Has The Answer To Every Girl's Dreams

It's an improbable idea. An unassuming Auckland man with a wife and three kids knowing the way to make every bride blush with happiness - and every Dad sigh with relief.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0411/S00057.htm


12: SST: Spies Blow Whistle On SIS Bugging

Scoop Editors’ Note: In co-operation with the Sunday Star Times, Scoop publishes this investigation on Operation Leaf – how the SIS has bugged Maori. The issue was first reported by Scoop's Selwyn Manning on Nov 11.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00273.htm


13: Ohio Presidential Results to be Challenged

Ohio’s 2004 presidential vote will be challenged as soon as next week in the state Supreme Court, a coalition of public-interest lawyers announced Friday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00285.htm


14: 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


15: Public Address 22/11/04 - Ancestors Of The Mind

It's easy to forget that today's debates about culture and identity are not all new, and that the thinking of years past can be usefully applied today. I was alerted to Jim Traue's 1990 pamphlet Ancestors of the Mind by a friend who had had it ''kicking ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00287.htm


16: 47 State Exit Poll Analysis Confirms Swing Anomaly

" In the 12 critical states (CO,FL,MI,MN,NE,NV,NH,NM,OH,PA,WI,IA) the average discrepancy was a 2.5% red shift (= total movement of 5.0%), nearly twice that in the safe states. " - Jonathan Simon

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00142.htm


17: Myanmar: Prisoners of conscience freed

Amnesty International welcomes the release from prison today of at least 20 political prisoners in Myanmar. The Burmese authorities announced yesterday that they would release 3,937 prisoners, after finding that "improper deeds" were used ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00231.htm


18: PM's Address at CEO APEC Summit in Chile

It is a great pleasure to be with you today, and an honour to share the platform with Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi of Malaysia, who, besides his high national responsibilities, plays key international roles as Chair of the Non-Aligned Movement and as Chair of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00447.htm


19: Winston Peters: This place was meant for you & me

Rt Hon Winston Peters - address to an East Coast public meeting St Andrews Hall, 176 Cobden Street, Gisborne at 12.30pm, Friday 19 November 2004.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00456.htm


20: Greens: You said it, Helen

Green Party Co-leader Rod Donald is accusing the Prime Minister of selling-out the human rights’ principles she used to champion, in order to sell more milk to China.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00453.htm


21: SIS allegations too serious to ignore

National Party Leader Don Brash says the allegations made against the SIS are too serious to ignore.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00457.htm


22: Armitage IV Mohamed Alami of Al Jazeera Television

QUESTION: Hello, Mr. Secretary. Thank you so much. And as I said, we're really going to miss you here and thank you for all the opportunities you provide for us.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00236.htm


23: Prime Minister Bamboozles Kim Hill On Zaoui

On Wednesday's Face to Face with Kim Hill programme, the Prime Minister, Helen Clark assured Kim Hill that former immigration minister, Lianne Dalziel was not talking about the Refugee Status Appeals Authority in a speech from 2003 – even though Dalziel ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00256.htm


25: Powell IV Katherine Bauerle of El Mercurio, Chile

QUESTION: First of all, Mr. Secretary, I want to thank you for the interview. You recently said that President Bush's mandate to pursue an aggressive foreign policy. Does that mean that the U.S. will continue to act alone if it feels it is the right ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00238.htm


26: US Committed to Advancing Doha Trade Talks - USTR

APEC ministers have made clear their commitment to the World Trade Organization and are resolved to keep up the momentum in the Doha trade negotiations, according to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert B. Zoellick.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00232.htm


27: Civil Union Bill Injures "The Public Good"

There are no discernable calls in New Zealand from significant numbers of heterosexual couples living in de facto relationships for civil unions as the promoters of the Civil Union Bill falsely claim, as they already have a means of legally registering ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00178.htm


28: Business rewarded for securing trade with China

Barriers to trading with China are steadily declining and some New Zealand businesses are deciding not to wait for the Free Trade Agreement with China to establish trade agreements.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00282.htm


29: ACT's The Letter - 22 November 2004

Property prices Rising? - Donna Done - Greens Lost Most - Why So Greedy? -

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00467.htm


30: Concert: Top Musicians Calls For Justice For Zaoui

Photo Essay: Dave Dobbyn, Don McGlashan, Chris Knox, Nesian Mystik were included in a strong line up of top musicians who have called for justice and the release from prison of Ahmed Zaoui at a concert held in Auckland on Sunday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00288.htm


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