Monday, 28 March 2016

160327


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160326 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/03/160326.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

"Infrastructure Act removes control for decisions to sell or develop public land from public sector" - http://www.thecanary.co/2016/03/25/16830/ (v @aral)

Syrian regime forces retake 'all of Palmyra' from Isis - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/27/syrian-regime-forces-retake-all-of-palmyra-from-isis welcome news

"you end up with a flood of information and not enough people to analyse it." - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/mar/27/counter-terrorism-battles-to-spot-the-critical-intelligence snooping on all of us makes it worse

"alarming increase in the  investor state dispute settlement cases" in BITs - http://www.econrsa.org/publications/working-papers/bilateral-investment-treaties-and-investor-state-disputes #ISDS

Activists launch legal action against French marine park over orcas - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/27/marineland-antibes-france-activists-launch-legal-action-treatment-orca-whales end this barbarism now

#NZ: Over 330 ask to have say on #TPP - http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/300001/over-330-ask-to-have-say-on-tpp shows why much more time is needed to discuss this

Trade policy is no longer just for political nerds: it matters in UK & US - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/mar/27/trade-policy-uk-eu-referendum-us-bernie-sanders-donald-trump-ttip-globalisation only took 3 years for Guardian to get it

anyone interested in the rise and fall of #TTIP can find 51 posts chronicling the saga here: http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.de/2016/01/the-rise-and-fall-of-ttip-as-told-in-51.html

and for a quick (well, 6000 words) backgrounder on what's at stake with #TTIP, you could try this: http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/05/ttip-explained-the-secretive-us-eu-treaty-that-undermines-democracy/


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