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Public Address 05/12/05 - Mentor As Anything

PUBLIC ADDRESS 05/12/05 - Mentor as Anything

Maybe Tomorrow | Dec 05, 2005 09:33
Keith Ng off the election trail

Hong Kong's 'Honkies' aren't really known as the ripping-some-mad-sh*t-up type. But they try. Around 100,000-200,000 of them took to the streets today in a massive demonstration to protest against plans by the Government to slow down democratic reforms in Hong Kong, perhaps indefinitely...
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Mentor as Anything | Dec 04, 2005 21:15
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

One of the great things about being about being near-completely directionless for the better part of your life is the range of jobs you end up working. And there's been a few. More than a few in fact...
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Scheduling schmeduling | Dec 04, 2005 11:55
Fiona Rae from the couch

I'd like to draw your attention to a little gem called Julian and Camilla's World Odyssey. Someone's got to. For unfathomable and no doubt stupid reasons, TVNZ has seen fit to screen it at 1pm on a Thursday...
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Another Hanging | Dec 02, 2005 15:37
David Slack on his own account

I don't know if Damian wants us to set up a bit of a Crossfire effort here, but I'll take the bait. What's up with the deification of Van Nguyen he asks. I'd say: identification...
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Give 'em Enough Rope | Dec 02, 2005 10:00
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

What's up with the deification of Van Nguyen? As the United States nears its 1000th execution, why are there candlelit vigils and calls to have a minute's silence for a convicted heroin smuggler?...
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