Thursday, 19 May 2016

160519


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160518 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/05/160518.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

ITC's 792-page #TPP Impact on US Economy & on Specific Industry Sectors - https://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub4607.pdf just *0.01%* extra GDP per year on average

"#TPP would be a disaster for working families, communities, & our climate" - http://content.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2016/05/sierra-club-statement-us-international-trade-commission-s-tpp-study reaction to ITC report by @sierraclub

#TPP means "US will be as wealthy on January 1, 2032 as it would otherwise be on February 15 of 2032" - http://cepr.net/press-center/press-releases/dean-baker-statement-itc-report-and-tpp #ITC

#TPP Study Projects Worsening Trade Balances for 16 of 25 U.S. Economic Sectors, Overall US Trade Deficit Increase - https://www.citizen.org/documents/TPP-USITC-Study-Press-Release.pdf

Copyright Bill that will prohibit creative commons licenses for audiovisual works in Chile - http://www.senado.cl/appsenado/templates/tramitacion/index.php?boletin_ini=9889-24 just insane #cc #cl

#Netflix tax plan on video streaming services coming soon to EU—report - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/05/netflix-tax-plan-video-streaming-services-coming-soon-eu/ EU wants 20% EU quota too...

Backbench rebellion over #TTIP, the #NHS and the Queen's Speech? - http://www.globaljustice.org.uk/news/2016/may/19/backbench-rebellion-over-ttip-nhs-and-queens-speech this could be fun...

Lieberman to be Israeli defence minister in shock move - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/19/israeli-pm-asks-avigdor-lieberman-to-be-defence-minister-shock-move "transfer of Israeli Arabs into Palestinian territories"

Consultation on Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment on #TTIP - http://www.trade-sia.com/ttip/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2014/02/TSIA-TTIP-Newsletter-May-2016-1.pdf Deadline for submitting comments: Thursday 9 June

Proposed EU trade treaty threatens progressive laws, say campaigners - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/19/proposed-eu-trade-treaty-threatens-progressive-laws-say-campaigners they want #ISDS to apply even more widely

Boris Johnson wins 'most offensive Erdo─čan poem' competition - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/may/19/boris-johnson-wins-most-offensive-erdogan-poem-competition Johnson showing statesman-like grasp of geopolitics

David Cameron moves to head off #TTIP rebellion - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-eu-referendum-36332415 this is getting surreal #NHS

“Your criticisms are completely wrong”: Stallman on software patents - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/11/your-criticisms-are-completely-wrong-stallman-on-software-patents/ look, solution is simple: abolish all patents

Homeland Security Has Not Sent Us A Subpoena - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160518/15535234479/homeland-security-has-not-sent-us-subpoena.shtml @techdirt did not blink

Apple says game about Palestinian child isn’t a game - http://arstechnica.co.uk/gaming/2016/05/apple-liyla-shadows-of-war-palestinian-game/ but "sending missiles at foreign-looking cartoon bombers" is


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