Wednesday, 22 April 2015

150422


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150421 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/04/150421.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Barack Obama will not label 1915 massacre of Armenians a #genocide - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/apr/22/barack-obama-will-not-label-1915-massacre-of-armenians-a-genocide this man is such a coward #am

Commission changes #TTIP position on cosmetics - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/health-consumers/commission-changes-ttip-position-cosmetics-313967 "mutual recognition" is out - that's good

Officials accuse @TimmermansEU of delaying EU health, food safety rules - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/health-consumers/officials-accuse-timmermans-delaying-eu-health-food-safety-rules-313964 pro-business and anti-public?


How Tor is building a new Dark Net with help from the U.S. military - http://www.dailydot.com/politics/next-generation-tor-darpa/ sounds interesting

Leaked document: #TTIP negotiations under heavy time pressure - https://correctiv.org/en/investigations/ttip/blog/2015/04/21/tricky-schedule/ great analysis of why #TTIP in trouble everywhere

TTIP: Let them eat cake! - https://www.foe.co.uk/blog/ttip-let-them-eat-cake "real danger from #TTIP to sustainable and local food and farmers in Europe."

San Francisco Opposes #TPP Fast Track in New Resolution - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/04/san-francisco-passes-resolution-oppose-fast-track-tpp good news #TPA (v @remixtures)

Obama Is Poised to Give GMO and Meat Companies Something They've Always Wanted - http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2015/04/heres-why-gmo-and-meat-industries-love-trans-pacific-partnership lucky them #TPP #TTIP

EU envoy not on board with drugmakers in #TTIP - http://www.politico.eu/article/eu-envoy-not-on-board-with-drugmakers-in-trade-talks/ "adequate pricing": adequate??? greed of Big Pharma knows no bounds

Obama & Republicans Agree on #TPP, unfortunately - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/22/opinion/obama-and-republicans-agree-on-the-trans-pacific-partnership-unfortunately.html?_r=0 "should be ripped apart and put back together with public input"


IP Watch’s FOIA Case Seeking Release of USTR Documents from the #TPP Negotiations - http://infojustice.org/archives/34303 let's hope (v @EllieAsksWhy)

Dem leaders lining up against Obama on trade - http://thehill.com/policy/finance/239701-dem-leaders-lining-up-against-obama-on-trade getting harder and harder... #TPA #TPP #TTIP

A small country but a big nation: how #genocide shaped the #Armenia of today - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/22/turkish-silence-fans-century-of-armenian-grief-over-genocide useful background to issues

Chris Dodd Implies US Gov't Should Go After Wikileaks For Publishing Leaked Sony Emails - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150422/00141330745/chris-dodd-implies-us-govt-should-go-after-wikileaks-publishing-leaked-sony-emails.shtml the man's a joke

#TTIP: Konzerne reden bei nationalen Gesetzen mit - http://fm4.orf.at/stories/1757994/ good analysis of the anti-democratic regulatory mechanism

Intel’s Compute Stick: A full PC that’s tiny in size (and performance) - http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/04/intels-compute-stick-a-full-pc-thats-tiny-in-size-and-performance/ "$150 with Windows 8.1 and $110 with Ubuntu"


Could EU-US trade deal be extended to Israel? - http://dvcronin.blogspot.com/2015/04/could-massive-eu-us-trade-deal-be.html & would that ban boycott actions as a non-tariff barrier? #TTIP

Will We Let Congress Vote to Fast-Track Secret Trade Deals? - https://blog.archive.org/2015/04/22/will-we-let-congress-vote-to-fast-track-secret-trade-deals/ "too sweeping to be coordinated behind closed doors"

Levin to Offer #TPA Substitute to Put #TPP on Right Track - http://democrats.waysandmeans.house.gov/press-release/levin-offer-tpa-substitute-put-tpp-right-track interesting move...


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