Friday, 21 November 2014

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Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 141119 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2014/11/141119.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

What is the TPPA and what does it mean for #NZ? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lt9gygs3qfA excellent short video of #TPP's impact on New Zealand (v @fta_oz)

ORGcon 2014: #TTIP on the horizon - https://medium.com/orgcon-2014/orgcon-2014-ttip-on-the-horizon-c515ab266dbe great summary of last Saturday's event #ISDS


Oil industry risks trillions of 'stranded assets' on US-China climate deal - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/oilandgas/11242193/Oil-industry-risks-trillions-of-stranded-assets-on-US-China-climate-deal.html oil is in big trouble (v @CarbonBubble)

arms firm Lockheed Martin in frame for £1bn #NHS contract - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/international-arms-firm-lockheed-martin-in-the-frame-for-1bn-nhs-contract-9871247.html gives #NSA direct access to UK health records

Privacy International uncovers widespread surveillance throughout Central Asia, exposes role of Israeli companies - https://www.privacyinternational.org/news/press-releases/privacy-international-uncovers-widespread-surveillance-throughout-central-asia

Germany’s climate targets unattainable with dirty coal power, analysts say - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/energy/germanys-climate-targets-unattainable-dirty-coal-power-analysts-say-310170 hardly surprising


Measures to curb plastic-bag waste should be in place as soon as possible - http://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=9e180a6b42ef1eae663a9e517&id=6444c13034&e=78e1c0c8ff that's welcome #EU

Stop the UK Government from Introducing "Extreme Disruption Orders"! - http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/852/206/283/ appalling, blatant #censorship



Implications of #TTIP for Financial Regulation of the Banks - http://think-left.org/2014/11/19/implications-of-ttip-for-financial-regulation-of-the-banks/ good short video of threats to global financial system

Boris Johnson refuses to pay US tax bill - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/nov/20/boris-johnson-us-tax-bill yeah, quite right: taxes are only for the Little People

An Overhaul Of The World's Largest Passenger Plane Takes 55 Days, But You Can Watch It In Less Than Two Minutes - https://digg.com/video/a380-overhault-timelapse

US multinationals could sue EU governments through #CETA - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/us-multinationals-could-sue-eu-governments-through-ceta-310166 why #ISDS must come out here too

The siege of Julian Assange is a farce - by John Pilger - http://rt.com/op-edge/206903-assange-uk-persecution-embassy-wikileaks/ good summary of tortuous case (v @superglaze)

There’s a global warming generation gap in the GOP, like on the issue of gay marriage - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/11/19/the-polls-are-clear-younger-republicans-support-action-on-climate-change/ interesting points

Commission official: The EU is not going to change its food legislation because of #TTIP - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/commission-official-eu-not-going-change-its-food-legislation-because-ttip no GMOs, no hormone beef?

Vestager says will use 'Luxleaks' documents in EU tax probe - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-priorities-2020/vestager-says-will-use-luxleaks-documents-eu-tax-probe-310189 ah, that should be fun

#ISDS auch in Australien in der Kritik - http://www.mehr-demokratie.de/isds_australien_china.html everybody hates it - except big corporations...

France Takes 172 Million Euros From Citizens To Pay Publisher For Access To Research Public Already Paid For Once - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141111/13425429109/french-government-takes-172-million-citizens-to-pay-publisher-access-to-research-public-already-paid-once.shtml


There's a Dark Side to Alibaba's Massive Profits in #China - http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2014/11/18/theres-a-dark-side-to-alibabas-massive-profits-in-china/ useful background

Auf dem Weg in die Shitstormokratie - http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/kommentar-zur-transparenz-auf-dem-weg-in-die-shitstormokratie-13275240.html wow, public participation isn't democratic: who knew? (v @Liese_Mueller)#TTIP

State of the #Commons - https://stateof.creativecommons.org/report/ important new report on key public space #cc #copyright

Senate Republicans are getting ready to declare war on patent trolls - http://www.vox.com/2014/11/20/7251877/republican-patent-troll-fight intriguing (v @wendycockcroft)

Jon Stewart: 'Governor Chris Christie Has a Pig Problem,' Literally - http://www.alternet.org/video/jon-stewart-governor-chris-christie-has-pig-problem-literally appalling #animalabuse


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