Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150317 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/03/150317.html yesterday's tweets as a single page
"difficult 4 Netanyahu to disavow his remarks promising he would not allow creation of a Palestinian state" - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/18/israel-election-bibi-the-magician-pulls-off-a-victory-but-at-what-cost #israel
"That may in turn see increased pressure – not least from Europe – for moves towards sanctions against Israel" - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/18/israel-election-bibi-the-magician-pulls-off-a-victory-but-at-what-cost
#Australia's primary negotiator on medicines in 2004: "Fears of medicine price rise from new trade deal" - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-18/fears-of-medicine-price-rise-from-new-trade-deal/6328448?section=business #TPP
I was never worried about metadata protections when I was a journalist, says Abbott - http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/i-was-never-worried-about-metadata-protections-when-i-was-a-journalist-says-tony-abbott-20150318-1m1yy6.html can he really be this stupid?
experts see AIIB partnership natural amid changing global balance of power - http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/18/c_134077290.htm why #TTIP's 'economic NATO' idea wrong
Let’s not fool ourselves. We may not bribe, but corruption is rife in Britain - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/18/corruption-rife-britain sadly true
#Copyright Levies Are An Unworkable Mess - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150317/10212230346/important-judgment-top-eu-court-confirms-copyright-levies-are-unworkable-mess.shtml time to bin them
Foodwatch boss: 'Europeans will not stomach #TTIP anymore' - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/foodwatch-boss-europeans-will-not-stomach-ttip-anymore-312984 best interview I've read here; great answer on #China
Foodwatch-Chef Bode: "Die Europäer schlucken #TTIP nicht mehr" - http://www.euractiv.de/sections/eu-aussenpolitik/foodwatch-chef-bode-die-europaeer-schlucken-ttip-nicht-mehr-312702 fantastic interview - do read
More than trade, TTIP leads to confident Atlanticism - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/more-trade-ttip-leads-confident-atlanticism-313006 IOW, #TTIP is just the economic wing of #NATO - no, thanks
Aktionstag gegen #TTIP & #CETA am 21. März 2015! - https://www.mehr-demokratie.de/ttip-material_bestellen.html just the start
The new EU proposal on #cosmetics: Finally beyond lip service? - http://www.beuc.eu/blog/the-new-eu-proposal-on-cosmetics-finally-beyond-lip-service/ good analysis: why we need full transparency 4 #TTIP
US frets as major EU powers join new China-led 'World Bank' - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/us-frets-major-eu-powers-join-new-china-led-world-bank-312994 US has its "pivot to Asia": why can't EU have one too?
Budget 2015: Pitcairn Islands get huge marine reserve - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-31943633 kudos for those who made this fab thing happen
RT @US2EU #TTIP is an evolution, not a revolution, says #USTR Elena Bryan at @epc_eu event >>indeed, of transnational corporate power
Pearson Under Fire for Monitoring Students’ Twitter Posts - http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/17/pearson-under-fire-for-monitoring-students-twitter-posts/ "to identify students who might be leaking information"
.@MalmstromEU on "#ISDS in TTIP" - http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-15-4624_en.htm hideously complicated, totally pointless, ideas: you don't fix what you don't need
#DRM; Or How To Make 30,000-Hour LED Bulbs 'Last' Only One Month - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150317/08091030343/drm-how-to-make-30000-hour-led-bulbs.shtml just insane
most ridiculous about @MalmstromEU's"improvements" for #ISDS in #TTIP: ignores simplest solution - for investors to take out insurance
French Government Starts Blocking Websites With Views The Gov't Doesn't Like - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150318/06273130352/french-government-starts-blocking-websites-with-views-govt-doesnt-like.shtml depressing #censorship
Facing Dem anger, White House eases restrictions on classified trade files - http://thehill.com/policy/finance/236114-white-house-provides-more-access-to-trade-deal-details too little, too late #transparency #TPP
Kretschmann freut sich drauf - http://taz.de/!156674/ Greens go mad in Baden-Württemberg. what were they thinking? (v @Liese_Mueller)#TTIP