Wednesday, 7 January 2015


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150105 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page

The State of Play in Vattenfall v. Germany II - discovering the huge pain of #ISDS the hard way (v @fifarahman)#TTIP

Cornish pasty ‘threatened by EU-US trade deal' - the @Telegraph is worried about #TTIP's impact (v @MarietjeSchaake)

UK loaned £1.7bn to foreign fossil fuel projects despite pledge - this is insane

re #TradeSecrets: note that #TPP has section on this, #TTIP is likely to; also there is EU Directive, US bills...part of concerted push

Austerity Killing You? How About a Trade Deal? - #TTIP is "handy way of changing the subject" (v @loraenvt)

"#TTIP was designed by corporations to weaken labor & government -- and would do just about nothing to get Europe out of its austerity trap"

#TTIP "intended to promote further #deregulation of economic, financial, health, labor, safety, privacy, & environmental protections"

#NHS A&E crisis worst ever, new figures show - effects of underfunding & privatisation impossible to hide now

New Threat to #Openness in the EU: #TradeSecrets Directive - don't let them sneak this through: it's awful

Does Cheap Access Encourage Science? Evidence from the WWII Book Replication Program - interesting

Do Not Zoom - I repeat: if you value your sense of self-worth, do not click on this picture...

More hospitals declare critical incidents as demand surges - #NHS meltdown heating up...

Johnson: it’s a disaster that some UK citizens don’t speak English - it's a disaster politicians so quick to demonise

Plummeting oil price casts shadow over #fracking's future - oh, isn't that just a pity...?

Irish Water Ltd and #TTIP - has #Ireland really thought through what #ISDS could do here? I doubt it (v @greentak)

Devs Of Chrome Extension That Finds Cheaper Textbook Prices Receives Legal Threats From Major Textbook Supplier -

"#TTIP’s goal is to unleash power of the transatlantic economy" - 0.05% extra GDP/yr unleashes nothing (v @jonworth)

The Largest, Most Disastrous Trade Deal You've Never Heard Of - he means #TPP, but #TTIP is bigger, just as bad

Keystone Pipeline Means Costlier Gas - important point, skated over by #KXL proponents

Kochs and Walmart Clan Wage Dirty War to Stop You From Putting #Solar Panels on Your Home - incredible selfishness

Tell @kfc & Yum! Brands to do the right thing, and adopt a comprehensive deforestation-free palm oil policy. -

Institute for Open Leadership kicks off next week - #cc

Open Source Virtual Reality - "This OSVR ecosystem is fully open-source"

Pittella, Katainen proposes to dictate to EU member states - "this plan could be the end of the Juncker´s Commission"

Bernie Sanders' Brutal Letter On Obama's Trade Pact Foreshadows 2016 Democratic Clash - #TPP #FTA

Maryland Politician Says Local Paper Can't Use His Name Without Permission - uh-huh...

Why the Trans-Pacific partnership agreement is a pending disaster - good summary of where trade deals went wrong #TPP

Stopping the Biggest Corporate Power Grab in Years - mostly about #TPP, applies to #TAFTA/#TTIP too

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