Wednesday, 19 August 2015

150819


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150818 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/08/150818.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

So what's really in the #TPP for Tech? - http://techblog.nz/981-SowhatsreallyintheTPPforTech useful summary (v @lin_nah)


Adani mine a $20b project creating 10,000 jobs? The Abbott government's myths busted - http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-opinion/adani-mine-a-20b-project-creating-10000-jobs-the-abbott-governments-myths-busted-20150819-gj2u2o.html great piece (v @rhysam)

Over 25,000 protest #TPP in #NZ - http://www.voxy.co.nz/politics/over-25000-protest-tppa/5/229149 press release on last Saturday's big demo

Nothing sweet about free trade deal for Australian sugar growers - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-19/nothing-sweet-about-tpp-for-australian-sugar-growers/6709662 so we bother doing  it? #TPP #AU

11 badass facts about the Queen that might surprise you - http://mashable.com/2015/08/19/queen-elizabeth-ii-badass-facts/ ha!

Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/18/isis-beheads-archaeologist-syria Khaled al-Asaad: hero

Confronting the 'danger' of blocking progress on clinical trial transparency - http://www.pharmafile.com/news/498196/confronting-danger-blocking-progress-clinical-trial-transparency clinical data must be freely available

#Canada: Save #TPP trade-offs for after the election - http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/editorials/save-the-trans-pacific-trade-offs-for-after-the-election/article26009688/ "talks have been upended by a side deal that affects CA"


Russia had a powerful weapon in its energy sector. Not anymore. - https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/russia-used-to-have-a-powerful-weapon-in-its-energy-sector-not-anymore/2015/08/17/b58f314c-4043-11e5-b2c4-af4c6183b8b4_story.html weakens energy case for #TTIP (v @StollmeyerEU)

Brits respond to government's fake quotes with even more made-up stories - http://mashable.com/2015/08/19/fake-dwp-stories/ ha! nicely done #IDS

Spanish Police Park In Handicapped Spot, Fine Person Who Caught Them For 'Impugning Their Honor' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150817/09245331977/spanish-police-park-handicapped-spot-fine-person-who-caught-them-impugning-their-honor.shtml #es

UK #Fracking - https://maps.openoil.net/ukfracking/ "Find out if you live in or near where licence may be granted – zoom in, or just type your postcode"

Pharmac plea for more money rejected by #NZ - http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/71193051/pharmac-plea-for-more-money-rejected-by-government if it's bad now, imagine what it will be like when #TPP eviscerates it

Russell Brand backs Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership race - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/aug/19/russell-brand-backs-jeremy-corbyn-in-labour-leadership-race er, haven't we been here before...?

Gay Keating: Medicines should continue to block #TPP - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=11499965 indeed

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