Wednesday, 22 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171120 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171120.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Top German Judges Slam EU Plans To Create Global Court To Enforce #ISDS - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171120/09250538649/top-german-judges-slam-eu-plans-to-create-global-court-to-enforce-corporate-sovereignty.shtml EU should stop putting corporations above nations


UK government votes that animals are incapable of feeling emotion and pain - https://boingboing.net/2017/11/20/uk-government-votes-that-anima.html shameful; prelude to lowering animal welfare standards as part of US FTA

“amid signs that some EU nations no longer feel the need to automatically support an isolationist former partner.” - https://www.theguardian.com/law/2017/nov/20/no-british-judge-on-world-court-for-first-time-in-its-71-year-history

Once More European Parliament Shows Council The Road To © Common Sense On Article 13 - http://copybuzz.com/analysis/ep-shows-council-road-common-sense-article-13/ well done LIBE MEPs & @michalboni


Belief that customs system will be ready for Brexit ‘borders on insanity’ - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/20/belief-that-customs-system-will-be-ready-for-brexit-borders-on-insanity when are #brexiters going to wake up to reality

Lords: Stop MPs’ Heartless Animal Vote - https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/uk_animal_bill_loc/ the true face of #brexit: cruel & stupid


Monday, 20 November 2017

171120


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171119 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171119.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Five-a-day eating targets ‘will be unaffordable for millions after Brexit’ - https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/nov/20/five-a-day-eating-targets-will-be-unaffordable-for-millions-after-brexit #brexit is taking UK back to 18th century - just as Rees Mogg wants


May under pressure to justify paying higher #Brexit divorce bill - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/19/theresa-may-under-pressure-justify-higher-brexit-divorce-bill-cabinet-meeting ridiculous: £40bn small price to pay for good deal


Barnier says EU will not compromise standards in future UK trade deal - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/20/barnier-eu-standards-uk-trade-deal good, it’s the only thing that will safeguard UK regulations

Electoral Commission launches inquiry into leave campaign funding - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/20/electoral-commission-launches-inquiry-into-leave-campaign-funding “reasonable grounds to suspect an offence may have been committed” #brexit

The Sad Legacy Of #Copyright: Locking Up Scientific Knowledge And Impeding Progress - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171117/14341938639/sad-legacy-copyright-locking-up-scientific-knowledge-impeding-progress.shtml people are dying because of this

"Large private sector organisations are also considering moving to Europe and we can expect many to do so over next few years” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/20/london-loses-european-medicines-agency-amsterdam-brexit-relocation #brexit

How China made Victoria’s Secret a pawn in its ruthless global game - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/20/victorias-secret-china-censorship-lingerie-gigi-hadid-gaffe-repressive-state good analysis of china’s subtle but effective game


Sunday, 19 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171118 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.co.at/2017/11/171118.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

South West Water: Pollution, Floods And Profits - https://corporatewatch.org/south-west-water-privatisation-pollution-floods-and-a-lot-of-cash/ water should never be privatised #commons


This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.


171118


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171117 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171117.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK considers tax on single-use plastics to tackle ocean pollution - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/18/uk-considers-tax-on-single-use-plastics-to-tackle-ocean-pollution if effective, that would be laudable

Ireland will block progress of #Brexit talks without border guarantee - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/tusk-tells-uk-no-trade-talks-without-progress-on-money-and-ireland & that guarantee would mean accepting EU regs


This incredibly cute creature is threatened by selfie tourism - http://mashable.com/2017/11/18/slow-loris-selfie-tourism-facebook-cute-animal/ more here about this abuse - https://www.ticklingistorture.org/

Giant airship comes loose in UK - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/18/worlds-longest-aircraft-airlander-10-collapses-in-uk they really should christen it “#brexit”

Harvey Weinstein had secret hitlist of 91 names to quash sex scandal - https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/nov/18/harvey-weinstein-secret-hitlist-sex-scandal staggering; what a total reptile (apologies to reptiles)

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes diplomatic office in Washington - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/18/palestinians-threaten-us-washington-diplomatic-office threats and counter-threats #pa

Can you guess what they found this anti-gay conservative Republican doing with another man? - https://boingboing.net/2017/11/18/can-you-guess-what-they-found.html bit of a stumper


Saturday, 18 November 2017

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Ireland threatens to block progress of #Brexit talks over border - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/irish-pm-brexit-backing-politicians-did-not-think-t... "Brexit-backing politicians had not “thought all this through”

How did the free sharing of scientific knowledge and culture become the worst crime our justice systems could think of? - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/11/how-did-the-free-sharing-of-scientific-knowledge-and-culture-become-the-worst-crime-our-justice-systems-could-think-of/ #oa

‘We should be on the offensive’ – James Hansen calls for wave of climate lawsuits - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/17/we-should-be-on-the-offensive-james-hansen-calls-for-wave-of-climate-lawsuits quite right

“British cabinet was still in “cuckoo land” if it believed that the EU would offer anything more.” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/16/leaked-eu-paper-dents-mays-hopes-for-bespoke-brexit-trade-deal #brexiters are

Downing Street denies it will back down over fixing date of #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/downing-street-denies-it-will-back-down-over-fixing-date-of-brexit may must be working for the russians…

Tusk tells UK: no trade talks without progress on money and Ireland - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/tusk-tells-uk-no-trade-talks-without-progress-on-money-and-ireland time running out for #brexit fantasists




Tuesday, 14 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171113 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171113.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/10/us-switches-focus-of-its-bonn-event-from-clean-energy-to-fossil-fuels go home, US, you’re drunk

Welcome to the brave new world of workplace #surveillance - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/11/welcome-brave-new-world-workplace-surveillance/ stop reading this, get back to work…

John Redwood criticised over advice to pull money out of UK - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/13/labour-accuses-john-redwood-of-talking-britain-down he should resign for this typical #brexit hypocrisy #dyson


Monday, 13 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171112 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171112.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/10/us-switches-focus-of-its-bonn-event-from-clean-energy-to-fossil-fuels go home, US, you’re drunk

Welcome to the brave new world of workplace #surveillance - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/11/welcome-brave-new-world-workplace-surveillance/ stop reading this, get back to work…

John Redwood criticised over advice to pull money out of UK - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/13/labour-accuses-john-redwood-of-talking-britain-down he should resign for this typical #brexit hypocrisy #dyson