Sunday, 27 July 2014

140727


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140726 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/07/140726.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD


Ugandans begin to question the high price of the growing China-Africa pact - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/27/china-executes-ugandans-drugs-trafficking is #China's African honeymoon over?

In Search for Killer, DNA Exposes Intimate Family Secrets in Italy - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/world/europe/in-search-for-killer-dna-sweep-exposes-intimate-family-secrets-in-italy.html raises lots of privacy issues (v @csoghoian)

Destroying #Hamas won't solve conflict, warns US intelligence head - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/27/destroying-hamas-wont-solve-conflict-warns-us-intelligence-head #ISIS doubtless cheering on #Israel

#Gaza pulverised beyond recognition - http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/gaza-pulverised-beyond-recognition-1779159127 slow-motion genocide #israel

The Decline and Fall of the US Empire - http://www.alternet.org/activism/why-people-are-organizing-end-us-empire useful analysis plus worrying predictions

"drinking alcohol in public remains the most frequently issued criminal court summons in New York City" - http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/down-nanny-state-why-new-yorkers-should-be-allowed-drink-booze-public bonkers

Lessig on Project to Seize Control of Politics from Corporations - http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/lawrence-lessig-tells-chris-hedges-about-his-project-seize-control-politics …@lessig applies the #copyleft trick to politics

45,000 Londoners Protest [against] #Israel's Operation in #Gaza - http://mashable.com/2014/07/26/45000-londoners-protest-israels-operation-in-gaza/ impressive: who says the public is apathetic?

statement by Ophelia Benson & Richard Dawkins - http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2014/07/joint-statement-by-ophelia-benson-and-richard-dawkins/ "who tries to intimidate members of our community in no way my ally"

‘Gaza doctrine’ of collective punishment & deliberately spreading terror among civilians illegal - http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/middle-east/it-is-a-war-crime-to-target-densely-packed-gaza-homes-1.1874825 (v @suigenerisjen)

#NHS tax is floated by Liberal Democrats to fill £30bn hole - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jul/27/nhs-tax-health-service-hypthecated we really need to do this...

US-Behörden wollen Reisende in die USA bereits beim Abflug in Deutschland befragen und durchsuchen - https://netzpolitik.org/2014/vorgelagerte-einreisekontrollen-us-behoerden-wollen-reisende-in-die-usa-bereits-beim-abflug-in-deutschland-befragen-und-durchsuchen/ charming

Russia’s Crimean redevelopment quagmire - http://registan.net/2014/07/27/russias-crimean-redevelopment-quagmire/ whoops, nobody thought that one through, did they?

Angst vor dem Kapitalismus durch die Hintertür - http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/wirtschaftspolitik/europaeische-angst-vor-investorenschutz-im-ttip-abkommen-13062978.html totally misreading situation & stats - wilfully? (v @howardknopf)

Noch ist #TTIP nicht am Ende - http://www.taz.de/Probleme-beim-Freihandelsabkommen/!143146/ true; but it's definitely approaching the "nailed to its perch" stage (v @c_g_citizen)

"IDF rejects claims that people were killed in the [@UNRWA] school premises as result of IDF operational activity" - https://twitter.com/DerekStoffelCBC/status/493465615978741760/photo/1

energy-efficient way to punish Putin – & protect the planet - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jul/27/energy-efficient-putin-planet-europe-greens-russia more renewable electricity; more insulation. do it.

'Only stones remain': #Gaza lies in ruins - http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/07/gaza-lies-ruins-israel-war-201472794647457501.html as the pictures show. what can possibly come from this?

& here is your Sunday dose of overtone/throat singing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aBz6riP-SYU maybe best not to try this at home judging by his veins



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