Monday, 9 February 2015

150208


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150207 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2015/02/150207.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Ideology Matters: Parsing Recent Changes in China’s Intellectual Landscape - https://sinocism.com/?p=11410 important analysis of Xi's recent moves

Climate change marchers told to hire private security firm - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/07/climate-change-marchers-private-security-protest-police oh look: now only the rich are allowed to hold marches

this - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/07/climate-change-marchers-private-security-protest-police also yet another example of the #privatisation of #policing in UK, hurtling towards US-style abuses

Aaron Swartz stood up for freedom and fairness – & was hounded to his death - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/07/aaron-swartz-suicide-internets-own-boy "determined to make an example of him"

Public draft of the #opendata maturity model - http://theodi.org/blog/public-draft-of-the-open-data-maturity-model "assess how effective at publishing and consuming open data."

#TTIP Updates - The Glyn Moody blogs - http://www.computerworlduk.com/blogs/open-enterprise/ttip-updates--the-glyn-moody-blogs-3569438/ includes all 50 columns. maybe that's it: no more now...

.@guardian: Britain isn’t buying everything in #TTIP - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/feb/08/britain-isnt-buying-everything-in-ttip #ISDS: "means of putting frighteners on elected governments"

.@guardian:"#ISDS has made the [#TTIP] deal politically toxic on this side of the Atlantic" - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/feb/08/britain-isnt-buying-everything-in-ttip

"Labour MEPs say [TTIP] comes up often when they are canvassing" - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/feb/08/britain-isnt-buying-everything-in-ttip well done, people: word is getting out

Bitter economic winds hasten oil industry’s retreat from the North Sea - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/feb/07/north-sea-oil-bitter-economic-winds-retreat-brent end of an era; now we need #disinvestment

"increasing pressure on pension funds to disinvest from oil and coal - they represent a “carbon bubble” of overvalued & endangered assets."

Church of England may sell £3m stake in mining firm over fears for gorilla haven - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/07/church-england-3m-mining-gorilla-leonardo-dicaprio-congo-virunga kudos #Virunga #SoCo

Mercury levels in yellowfin tuna have been increasing steadily since 1998 - http://mashable.com/2015/02/07/mercury-yellowfin-tuna/ our stupidity will make us stupid

“Cyberspace” must die. Here’s why - https://gigaom.com/2015/02/07/cyberspace-must-die-heres-why/ I quite agree; also, drop that "cyber" prefix....

So where’s the ‘moral hazard’ in restructuring Greek debt? - http://memex.naughtons.org/archives/2015/02/08/21304 not where they would have us believe

#TTIP’s impact - http://www.etui.org/Publications2/Working-Papers/The-TTIP-s-impact-bringing-in-the-missing-issue excellent, detailed analysis of overstatement of benefits, understatment of risks; fully referenced

Self-organised European Citizens’ Initiative against #TTIP & #CETA - https://stop-ttip.org/ now at incredible 1,407,782: have you signed?

MJA: What doctors should know about #TPP - https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2015/202/4/what-doctors-should-know-about-trans-pacific-partnership-agreement more people will die as a result of its longer pharma patent monopolies


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