Wednesday, 20 April 2016

160419


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160418 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/04/160418.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

New EU proposal will perpetuate investors’ attacks on health and environment - https://www.tni.org/en/publication/investment-court-system-put-to-the-test here's why #ICS no better than #ISDS

Netflix crackdown in #NewZealand takes hold - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11624875 crazy: people want to pay,@netflix won't let them #copyright

Obama Wants to Protect Wildlife From Cruel Killing Methods, but Trophy Hunters Aren’t Happy About It - http://www.alternet.org/environment/president-obama-wants-protect-wildlife-cruel-killing-methods-trophy-hunters-arent-happy says it all

L'avenir de l'Europe passe par la préservation de son agriculture - http://www.economiematin.fr/news-avenir-economie-europe-secteurs-agriculture which #TTIP will fatally undermine

Soumission : désormais, les USA vont valider les lois européennes - http://www.economiematin.fr/news-TTIP-usa-decision-accord-commission-souverainete-economie-sannata one possibility under #TTIP



Michael Gove likens UK remaining in EU to hostage situation - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/apr/19/michael-gove-likens-uk-remaining-in-eu-to-hostage-situation what a relief he didn't resort to hyperbole...

Gove: "We’re voting to be hostages locked in the back of the car and driven headlong towards deeper EU integration …" uh-huh

Stop #TTIP & #CETA! For a just global economy! Nationwide Demonstration | April 23, 2016 | Hannover / Opernplatz - http://ttip-demo.de/fileadmin/download/material/TTIP_DEMO_Hannover_FlyerA5_engl_RZ.pdf

Hillary Clinton’s completed questionnaire on "free trade agreements," #TPP, #ISDS etc - http://www.citizenstrade.org/ctc/pennsylvania/files/2016/04/PAFTCPresidentialQuestionnaire_Clinton2016.pdf

China Considers Cutting Itself Off From Global Internet, As 3 Home-Grown Browsers Are Found Leaking Personal Data - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160330/07355534055/china-considers-cutting-itself-off-global-internet-as-three-home-grown-browsers-are-found-leaking-personal-data.shtml

#ISDS undermines rule of law and democracy, UN expert tells Council of Europe - http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=19839&LangID=E he's right #TTIP #CETA

#TPP would hurt small scale farmers in developing countries, groups say
- http://www.iatp.org/documents/tpp-would-hurt-small-scale-farmers-in-developing-countries-groups-say as #TTIP would in EU

Europe’s Regulations at Risk: The Environmental Costs of the #TTIP - https://www.bu.edu/pardeeschool/research/gegi/program-area/bilateral-and-regional-treaty-systems/europes-regulations-at-risk/ hugely important area

Authors Guild Petulantly Whines About How Wrong It Is That The Public Will Benefit From Google Books - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160419/00081534205/authors-guild-petulantly-whines-about-how-wrong-it-is-that-public-will-benefit-google-books.shtml well, course

Rev. William Barber removed from American Airlines flight - https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/4/18/1516880/-Rev-William-Barber-taken-off-American-Airlines-flight yeah, Reverends are all muslims, or hindus or something

Panama, Trade Agreement Promises & The #TPP - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lori-wallach/panama-trade-agreement-pr_b_9728170.html interesting

Drop in #dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented, researchers say - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/19/drop-in-dementia-rates-suggests-disease-can-be-prevented-researchers-say heartening news

Juncker admits Europeans have lost faith in the EU - http://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/news/juncker-admits-europeans-have-lost-faith-in-the-eu/ he'd better drop #TTIP & #CETA or it will get even worse...

France threatens halt to #TTIP talks barring progress in coming months - http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-trade-europe-usa-idUKKCN0XG2F5 "TTIP deal, already deeply unpopular"


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