Wednesday, 2 March 2016

160302


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160301 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2016/03/160301.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

UN says the #TPP threatens Indigenous rights - http://canadians.org/blog/un-says-tpp-threatens-indigenous-rights yet another reason to bin it #ca

Revised #SnoopersCharter ignores key criticisms, widens police powers further - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/03/revised-snoopers-charter-ignores-key-criticisms-widens-police-powers-further/ slap in the face for MPs & public



#ISDS platform is an online resource tool focused on the highly controversial ISDS - http://isds.bilaterals.org/ looks useful; also in #fr #es

The seven sins of the EU investment court - http://isds.bilaterals.org/?the-seven-sins-of-the-eu "dangerous investor privileges must be scrapped" #ISDS #ICS

#TPP: Would anybody mind if the deal fell over? - http://www.smh.com.au/comment/close-but-no-transpacific-partnership-cigar-hillary-20160301-gn7pjo.html good presentation of the facts here...

Rehashed Investigatory Powers Bill attacked by techies, privacy warriors, and politicos - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/03/tech-firms-privacy-warriors-and-politicos-attack-rehashed-investigatory-powers-bill/ everyone agrees it's awful

bishops hid sex abuse by 'monster' priest 40 years, jury finds - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/02/pennsylvania-bishops-hid-priest-sex-abuse-children  "ignored by religious & secular authorities"

The rise of #ISDS in the extractive sectors: challenges & considerations for African countries - http://isds.bilaterals.org/?the-rise-of-investor-state-dispute will be big problem

#Romania loses for good the trial against the Miculas, following ICSID decision - http://isds.bilaterals.org/?state-loses-for-good-the-trial #ISDS at work #EU

Shocking New Statistics Highlight the Desperate Living Conditions of One of the Largest Native American Tribes - http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/shocking-new-statistics-highlight-desperate-living-conditions-one-largest-native

Climate deniers lose key talking point as satellites show temperatures hit all-time highs - http://mashable.com/2016/03/02/february-warmest-month-satellite/ #awkward 4 them, not us

The worst drought in 900 years helped spark Syria's civil war - http://mashable.com/2016/03/02/syria-drought-900-years-civil-war/ just a foretaste of what's to come #climatechange

Did MI5 & GCHQ know about Savile but kept it quiet? - https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2016/02/honest-guv-i-didnt-see-nuffin/ if they didn't know, they are clearly incompetent

Leonardo DiCaprio does a whole lot more than just talk about #climatechange - http://mashable.com/2016/03/02/leonardo-dicaprio-climate-activist/ kudos to him...


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