Thursday, 17 May 2018

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EU, Cuba build ties in face of US pressure - https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/eu-cuba-build-ties-in-face-of-us-pressure/ EU needs to do more, deeper deals like this… #dumptrump

Trump threatens to use US trade talks to force #NHS to pay more for drugs - https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/15/trump-threatens-use-us-trade-talks-force-nhs-pay-drugs/ well done, #brexiters, because of this, people will die from being unable to afford drugs after #brexit

Scientists declare octopi life from another world - https://boingboing.net/2018/05/15/scientists-declare-octopi-as-l.html “possibility that cryopreserved Squid and/or Octopus eggs, arrived in icy bolides several hundred million years ago should not be discounted” er, wut?

“A Chinese-backed plan to build #Cambodia’s biggest dam could “literally kill” the Mekong river” - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/may/16/leaked-report-warns-cambodias-biggest-dam-could-literally-kill-mekong-river #china destroying other people’s environment again…

“US ‘asks’ are likely to include relaxation of regulations on labelling, food safety, use of genetically-modified organisms (“#GMO”) and #privacy protection in the digital arena, plus greater access for US healthcare providers to the UK market.” - https://www.hks.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/centers/mrcbg/working.papers/USUK FTA 516 FINAL.pdf

"By definition, a deep trade deal means giving up certain amounts of control. " - https://www.hks.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/centers/mrcbg/working.papers/USUK FTA 516 FINAL.pdf #brexiters simply do not understand this: you can’t “take back control” and also have meaningful trade deals…

Professor Larry Summers, former US Treasury Secretary: “It is delusional to think that a US-UK trade deal will happen anytime soon. It is simply not possible.” - https://www.hks.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/centers/mrcbg/working.papers/USUK FTA 516 FINAL.pdf

Footage emerges of ‘distressing’ home visit by immigration officers - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/16/footage-emerges-of-distressing-home-visit-by-immigration-officers UK home office staffed by sadistic morons…

Less Than One Week To Back Our Kickstarter For The CIA’s Card Game; Also Reddit AMA Today - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180515/17495939839/less-than-one-week-to-back-our-kickstarter-cias-card-game-also-reddit-ama-today.shtml from @techdirt

‘Capricious’: Donald Tusk condemns Trump administration - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/16/donald-tusk-condemns-donald-trump-transatlantic-trade-war “European council president says US can no longer be relied upon after threat of trade war” #bravo

UN human rights body to hold special session on violence in Gaza - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/16/un-human-rights-council-special-session-gaza “Any new alleged crime committed in the context of the situation in Palestine may be subjected to the office’s legal scrutiny”


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