Thursday, 24 July 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140723 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

China’s hunger for timber is wrecking #Mozambique - hey, #china, could you stop destroying the earth, please?

trade deal could be health hazard: Australian Medical Association - another important voice raised against #TPP #AU

Scrapped EU #surveillance laws throws doubt on US data agreements - hugely important point #nsa #drd

EU swamped by 150,000 replies to #TTIP consultation - shows public really cares -@EU_Commission must change course

 China conducts 3rd missile interception test - clearly the latest military fad....

How Microsoft will make money from Common Core (despite what Gates said) - excellent joining of dots (v @schestowitz)

NRA Floats Idea of Kids Needing to Show Gun Proficiency to Advance to the Next Grade - utterly bonkers

 Press conference: European Citizens' Initiative STOP #TTIP - hugely important initiative coming in September

Director Wants His Film on The Pirate Bay, Pirates Deliver… - nice

#CETA, cet accord qui nous vient du froid - "Le CETA, comme le TISA et le PTCI avancent "cachés"

Give forests to local people to preserve them - yes, this is so important

#TTIP: What’s in it for me? - wow, 2-page UK gov leaflet  not just misleading, but is utterly naff design to look at

In #Luxemburg formieren sich die TTIP-Gegner - and elsewhere.... (v @Liese_Mueller)#ECI

Put a price on nature? We must stop this neoliberal road to ruin - brilliant lecture, wonderful take-downs

big #TTIP leak: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Issues – Draft SPS chapter - crucially important area, big win to have it

brilliant analysis of #TTIP chapter on food safety, animal and plant health how EU food safety will be compromised

Die Gongos von Brüssel - "Schattenspiele sogenannter Nichtregierungsorganisationen" (v @Liese_Mueller)#TTIP

Draft decision of the European Ombudsman on internal rules concerning #whistleblowing - v welcome (v @ronpatz)

Digital Economy Act "backstop should rights holders wish 2 encourage UK to further implement it" - (v @lilianedwards)

The EU publishes #TiSA position papers - that's good; more please (v @Liese_Mueller)

Numérisons les intérêts des parlementaires - "plateforme collaborative" #fr

Landmark case might affect US-European trade - "would mean ECJ might have to overturn Safe Harbour" (v @schestowitz)

joint letter calling on USTR Froman to oppose an energy chapter or any provisions in #TTIP [pdf] - #TAFTA #fracking

*Bhlog - "accessible but informed forum for all matters Indo-European" #cool #linguistics

surprising consequence of using #glyphosate: no fodder for the animals of the poorest - weeds used to be harvested

Anti-Surveillance Camouflage for Your Face - is this the face of the future? (v @BoingBoing)

What Kind Of 'Extra Scrutiny' The Government Gives To Folks On The Terrorist Watchlist - staggeringly intrusive

"we are very much afraid of a yolk tsunami from the US" - as you would be... #TTIP #TAFTA

"US processors face lower costs due to America's weaker animal welfare legislation." - key issue for #TAFTA #TTIP

#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - now includes Update XXXIII about ISDS resistance & submissions - 150K of them

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