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The question of whether we’re in for a rerun of the Great Crash of 1929 is very topical at the moment. Bearish websites
hold that the world is in a “credit bubble” possibly more severe than that of the Roaring Twenties.
Labour Party Wellington City Councillor Alick Shaw has announced today that he can no longer be accountable to the
party’s Labour Local Body Committee (LLBC). He says he remains totally committed to the Labour Party and to the
principles that sustain ...
An eyewitness account of today’s arrests in Manners Mall, from a teenager on his School holidays - with images from
tonight’s TV3 coverage of the protest.
Ugh. With the Olympics dominating the headlines all last week, there has been very little happening in the political
world worth writing about. Or if there has, I’ve been too busy watching the Olympics to take any notice.
Inside This Edition: Bretton Woods Is Having A Coronary - S26 - The Battle of Prague - The Chavez Factor - The Euro –
Baghdad – Moscow – In the Spirit Of The Ozlympics
A victory. As evening approaches protestors occupy part of the conference centre. Some protestors have made it inside
the building and onto the balconies.
Protester in Wellington showed solidarity with their counterparts in Prague today, the Global day of action against
NBC's television ratings in the US are the lowest in the history of Olympic broadcasting. Are we at a watershed in
media technology - and of the Olympics themselves ? Adam Bogacki Writes from Sydney.
Eight anti-capitalist protesters were arrested in Wellington following the refusal of a protester to leave Westpac Bank
in Cuba mall, police said.
After arrests following the occupation of Westpac in Cuba St, protesters moved further up Cuba Mall to avoid further
clashes with police. They decided to abandon an undisclosed third phase of their protest, expecting further arrests.
ON A stormy 11th day of competition at Sydney 2000, New Zealand hopes were pinned on the experience and skill of our
Soling crew who were sailing for a place in the medal round.
Finance Minister Michael Cullen’s attendance at meetings of the International Monetary Fund at the World Bank in Prague
yesterday was largely unaffected by the thousands of protesters, Mr Cullen’s press secretary, Kim Mackenzie said this
morning, at 12:30am ...
IN THIS EDITION: Olympics Upstaged By The World! Who Would Have Thought? - Goodbye Slobodan
'News-by-fiction' is the term Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton is giving to a report in the Dominion today claiming,
"Senior Labour ministers kept Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton in the dark about plans to raid state-owned enterprises
Prime Minister Helen Clark should listen to the advice of the Maori Queen when it comes to “closing the gaps” for Maori,
ACT Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said today.
UPDATE 22:55 Despite arrests, thousands of people are still in the streets of Praha. Confrontations with police are
still continuing. UPDATE 22:14 Reports of more than 500 arrested in the last hour.
Supermarket chains are this week lifting prices of more than 1100 items, National Finance spokesperson Bill English
Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton has today announced an eight-member Industry New Zealand board with a strong
private sector background.
The coalition’s attempts to explain a proposed $180 million special dividend from State Owned Enterprises have added to
the confusion, said ACT Leader and first Minister of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Hon Richard Prebble.
Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that Mrs Shipley's statements about her meeting with the Australian Prime
Minister were the "inept blundering of someone unfit to ever be Prime Minister again".