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  • Mustajab Malikzada: Refugees can contribute to this country
    Tuesday, 18 June 2002

    I am a refugee from Afghanistan. I fled my country alone nearly three years ago. After a long and harsh journey, I arrived in this strange country in January 2000, aged 16.After going through the necessary legal processes and the struggle to find...

  • Roger Douglas: Your government is repeating our painful mistakes
    Tuesday, 18 June 2002

    For years in New Zealand it was widely believed that lack of money was the only problem afflicting our public health system. Our Labour government put this theory to the test. We increased spending by 20 per cent in 1987-88. We got a gain in hospital...

  • While Mr Blair will survive his grilling, the damage is done
    Monday, 17 June 2002

    This is quite a week for the Prime Minister to be holding the first of his new-style press conferences. The session was supposed to be part of Downing Street's attempt to break open what it saw as the closed, introverted club of the Westminster pre...

  • Our man in Paris: Paris prepares for a cock-fight
    Monday, 17 June 2002

    Paris is full of surprises, of hidden worlds. The worlds usually ignore one another. Occasionally, they clash. Amid the shabby clamour of Pigalle, with its peep-shows, sex-shops, fast-food joints and rip-off hostess bars, there is a short, gentee...

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