Sunday, 28 June 2015

150628


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150627 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/06/150627.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Police files on child sex abuse at Gordonstoun  vanished - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jun/28/gordonstoun-child-sex-abuse-search-for-victims Dickens' files missing too; definitely not a cover-up

Peruvians round up vicunas for annual shearing festival - http://mashable.com/2015/06/27/peru-annual-vicuna-shearing-festival/ "vicuna have bounced back through conservation efforts" #pe

Ryan Gosling: What #Costco Doesn’t Want You to Know About Their Eggs - http://www.alternet.org/environment/ryan-gosling-what-costco-doesnt-want-you-know-about-their-eggs truth will out #animalwelfare

#Linus: "looks like 4.2 may end up being the biggest release (in number of commits, at least) we've ever had." - https://plus.google.com/+LinusTorvalds/posts/KZPWD3KURbK

'Nein Danke' - smaller German firms see #TTIP as threat - http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/28/uk-eu-usa-trade-germany-idUSKBN0P805D20150628 "German unease is remarkable" (v @c_g_citizen)

"Commerzbank study last year found only 15 percent of Mittlestand companies believe #TTIP would be a good thing for their business."

"Just because there are no more tariffs doesn't mean we will eat more chickens, or build more machines; the total amount will stay the same"

as those quotes show, fatal fallacy at heart of #TTIP is that we can keep on consuming more & more & more, with no regard for environment

#TTIP's infinite fantasy has no place in our fragile, finite ecosystem...

Boris Johnson warms to idea of voting no in EU referendum - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jun/28/boris-johnson-eu-referendum-double-strategy-vote good: shows he's unfit to lead any party (except UKIP)

Comparative Siouan Dictionary - http://languagehat.com/comparative-siouan-dictionary/ exciting (note to self: must learn Sioux...) #linguistics

"mobility of companies & jobs" puts companies in driving seat for taxation - http://www.theguardian.com/global/2015/jun/28/uk-tax-policy-dictated-by-big-companies-not-ministers-treasury-adviser #TTIP & #TISA want to increase mobility

Greece crisis could be a Sarajevo moment for the eurozone - http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/jun/28/greece-crisis-eurozone-sarajevo-moment intriguing, if chilling, comparison #grexit


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