Monday, 22 April 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130420 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Building a Better Political International - proposal for improving cooperation between Pirate Parites (v @Asher_Wolf)

How #Monsanto Went From Selling Aspirin to Controlling Our Food Supply -  great intro to monster that threatens us all

Gene wars: the last-ditch battle over who owns the rights to our DNA - good intro to key issues of #myriad case in US

Dungan: a Sinitic language written with the Cyrillic alphabet - ooh, fascinating #linguistics

Home Office faces legal action unless it reveals details of 'Snooper's charter' - good #ccdp (v @spyblog @GusHosein)

Home Office rules out wide consultation on Snooper’s Charter Mk. 2 - persists with fictions about need & scope

WTF? The University of California sides with publishers against the public - @mbeisen predicted this... (v @RickyPo)

#TPP Ministers Chart Path Forward on Key Issues & Next Steps on Japan’s Entry - still think will finish in 2013

#Monsanto page at #Sourcewatch - probably the best single-page set of links on its past and present problems

#China Wants to Ban Superstition, Mandate Science - great: pl. do it before rhinos et al. are wiped out

Koch Brothers Interested in Buying Newspapers Across the Country - can't imagine what they'd do with them...much

Obama signs Monsanto Protection Act! It's Time to Label GMOs! - seems only fair, no? #transparency

Land 'Grabs' Expand to Europe As Big Business Blocks Entry to Farming - oh maize, thou art sick #food #eu

#China Bans Media from Quoting Foreign News - dangerous isolationism

Mining company working with Indonesian government to strip forest of protected status - tiny co., huge destruction

pic of the week: Saksun, #Faroe Islands - looks harmonious in all senses

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