Wednesday, 31 August 2016

160831


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160830 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/08/160830.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

#brexiters: "voters felt pushed to the margins of society & left behind" - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/aug/30/divisions-emerge-as-whitehall-draws-up-brexit-scenarios fair point; but they will suffer most now

New U.S. Policy: Kill the Kurds - http://www.alternet.org/world/us-policy-killing-kurds this is just insane...


#TISA, 'secret privatisation pact that poses threat to democracy' - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/ttip-trade-deal-new-what-is-tisa-privatisation-pact-secret-threat-to-democracy-a7216296.html yup: negates that "taking back control" #brexit

#TTIP has “de facto failed,” so activists ramp up fight against #CETA trade deal - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/08/ttip-has-de-facto-failed-ceta/ EU chorus of disapproval

Smartphone makers: Go niche or go home (and why I love the Cat S60) - http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/08/cat-s60-specialised-phones/ good point

Speak Polish and die - http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=27822 the bitter fruit of #brexit

Electric vehicles – It’s not just about the car - http://about.bnef.com/blog/liebreich-mccrone-electric-vehicles-not-just-car/ great, wide-ranging analysis


Poaching drives huge 30% decline in Africa's savanna elephants - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/31/poaching-drives-huge-30-decline-in-africas-savannah-elephants depressing and shameful


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