Tuesday, 22 September 2015

150922


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150921 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/09/150921.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Addenbrooke’s hospital in special measures after 'serious staff shortages' - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/22/prestigious-nhs-hospital-in-special-measures-after-serious-staff-shortages that is called "underfunding"

Five EU countries call for limits on truck CO2 emissions - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/transport/five-eu-countries-call-limits-truck-co2-emissions-317828 UK government being strangely sensible again

How the Cherokee Language Has Adapted. - http://languagehat.com/how-the-cherokee-language-has-adapted/ heartening stuff #linguistics

Open Labour - https://medium.com/@abscond/open-labour-ca0016a2fad3 let's hope so...



Erle-Spider assembly - http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/erle-spider-assembly " you can watch the whole assembly process in the video" #ubuntu #drone

how EU proposals for #TTIP would usurp US states’ authority to regulate - https://ttipandstates.wordpress.com/ important analysis of complex issue

City firm Bernstein has predicted that the Volkswagen crisis will end the era of diesel cars in Europe - http://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2015/sep/22/alexis-tsipras-forms-greek-cabinet-vw-emissions-business-live#block-560144fee4b0da121189d760 whoa

UK and EU citizens have a right to request CCTV footage of themselves - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/09/uk-and-eu-citizens-have-a-right-to-request-cctv-footage-of-themselves/ maybe it's time to exercise it #surveillance

Stop #TTIP e-petition currently on 2,828,645 - https://stop-ttip.org/ still 14 days to make it 3,000,000: pl. sign if you've not done so

A right to read campaign established in #Nepal - http://eifl.net/news/right-read-campaign-established-nepal excellent

Steel producers urge #TPP negotiators to maintain regional content rules for autos - http://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/manufacturing/steel-producers-urge-tpp-negotiators-to-maintain-regional-content-rules-for-autos-154862/ another unhappy industry #CA

PETA Sues On Behalf Of The Monkey Selfie; Claims Copyright Belongs To The Monkey - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150922/11063332329/monkey-business-peta-sues-behalf-monkey-selfie-claims-copyright-belongs-to-monkey.shtml naruto (the monkey) is above this

VW scandal caused nearly 1m tonnes of extra pollution, analysis shows - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/sep/22/vw-scandal-caused-nearly-1m-tonnes-of-extra-pollution-analysis-shows #VW deserves to be sued into the ground

Rallies for a fair #TPP - http://www.unifor.org/en/whats-new/press-room/rallies-a-fair-tpp a bit late for that now, I fear... #CA

#turingpharma Boss Martin Shkreli Defends Massive Price Increase As A Good Thing For Patients - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150922/09393232328/turing-pharma-boss-martin-shkreli-defends-massive-price-increase-as-good-thing-patients.shtml impressive analysis

#VW chief Martin Winterkorn defiant over emissions cheating scandal - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/sep/22/vw-chief-martin-winterkorn-defiant-over-emissions-cheating-scandal defiant, maybe, doomed certainly...

School questioned Muslim pupil about Isis after discussion on eco-activism - http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/sep/22/school-questioned-muslim-pupil-about-isis-after-discussion-on-eco-activism where UK gov's "terruh" madness leads

Kickstarter is a Benefit Corporation - https://www.kickstarter.com/charter well, fancy that

Hillary Clinton opposes building Keystone XL pipeline - http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/http-www-cbc-ca-news-business-hillary-clinton-opposes-building-keystone-pipeline-1-3239215-1.3239215?cmp=rss well, that's good - & surprising (v @DrRimmer)

Key softens up voters for "best we can do" #TPP deal - http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/editorials/72316620/editorial-key-softens-up-voters-for-best-we-can-do-tpp-deal hear that? it's the sound of #NZ being sold down the rivier

"we will instruct our negotiators to exercise creativity and flexibility" - http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1369 i.e. sell out the public? #TTIP

What #TPP commitments can the Conservatives make during a campaign? - https://ipolitics.ca/2015/09/22/what-tpp-commitments-can-the-conservatives-make-during-a-campaign/ good question #ca

"#TTIP would be substantially trade diverting for the U.S. & EU’s closest trading partners" - http://www.cato.org/publications/cato-online-forum/rules-origin-regulatory-cooperation-alternative-architecture worth bearing in mind


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