Thursday, 23 July 2015

150723


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150722 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/07/150722.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page


Claimants against #TPP to go before Waitangi Tribunal today - http://www.maoritelevision.com/news/national/claimants-against-tppa-go-waitangi-tribunal-today fingers crossed #NZ

#TPP aims at health service's heart - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11485182 "why the Trade Minister's assurances on Pharmac don't go far enough" #NZ


Abuse and Exploitation of Migrants Ignored in Exchange for #TPP - http://aprnet.org/?p=294 shameful stuff

Potential human rights impacts of the #TPP - http://www.twn.my/title2/FTAs/General/TPPHumanRights.pdf 151 page analysis of impact of TPP on various #humanrights #my

Labour says will not support #TPP because it worries that it could see #NewZealand give up too much power - https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/exclusive-tpp-will-prevent-ban-on-foreign-ownership-q02778 it will

Theresa May to launch independent review of deaths in police custody - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jul/23/theresa-may-independent-review-deaths-police-custody-speech about time...

Leon Brittan among senior Westminster figures named in new child abuse files - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jul/22/leon-brittan-westminster-child-abuse-files definitely no cover-up here...

London's Olympic legacy three years on: is the city really getting what it needed? - http://www.theguardian.com/cities/davehillblog/2015/jul/23/london-olympic-legacy-three-years-on-2012-games seems better than other cities

Burma sentences 153 Chinese workers to life imprisonment for illegal logging - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/23/burma-chinese-workers-life-imprisonment-illegal-logging harsh, but the logging must stop


UK suspends ban on pesticides linked to serious harm in bees - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/23/eu-suspends-ban-pesticides-linked-serious-harm-bees yeah, just ignore your own experts - again...

Irish Congress of Trade Unions agrees complete opposition to #TTIP, #CETA, #TiSA - http://www.ictu.ie/bdc15/motions/subject/transatlantic+trade+and+investment+partnership+(ttip)/ good to see #IE

Half-naked Spartan warriors thwarted by Beijing police - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/23/half-naked-spartan-warriors-thwarted-by-beijing-police nice headline... #china #sparta

UK authorities 'lack resources' to investigate Trafigura over toxic waste - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/23/uk-authorities-lack-resources-to-investigate-trafigura-over-toxic-waste convenient; we'll hear this excuse a lot

Antitrust: EU sends Statement of Objections on cross-border provision of pay-TV services available in UK & Ireland - http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-5432_en.htm

US, EU investors ask Big Pharma to release all drug trial results, including failures - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/07/us-eu-investors-ask-big-pharma-to-release-all-drug-trial-results-including-failures/ fewer side-effect cover-ups

.@bhpbilliton's new coal mine in Borneo amid concern for orangutans - http://www.smh.com.au/business/mining-and-resources/bhp-to-open-new-coal-mine-in-borneo-amid-concern-for-orangutans-20150722-gihomt.html selfish & stupid: time for international shame

Thai seafood products could be banned, warns MEP - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/thai-seafood-products-could-be-banned-wars-mep-316532 must solve terrible labour abuses that seem prevalent

Obama Administration Hype About a #TPP Vote in 2015 Does Not Comport with Fast Track Timelines - http://www.citizen.org/documents/TPP-vote-calendar.pdf fascinating analysis

Your Tax Dollars At Work: 1,000-Page Funding Bill Dropped On Senate Floor One Hour Before Vote - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150722/19082231730/your-tax-dollars-work-1000-page-funding-bill-dropped-senate-floor-one-hour-before-vote.shtml such contempt

Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin to Earth' outside solar system - http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jul/23/nasa-closest-twin-to-earth-kepler-452b not long before we can image directly

Richard Stallman bestows blessing upon open-source crowdfunding site - http://arstechnica.co.uk/information-technology/2015/07/founder-of-gnu-bestows-blessing-upon-open-source-crowdfunding-site/ interesting


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