Wednesday, 5 December 2018

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West Papua: conflicting reports surround attack that killed up to 31 - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/05/west-papua-fears-of-spiralling-violence-after-attack-leaves-up-to-31-dead tkime for #indonesia to end its occupation of #WestPapua

“Virtually every poll in the sequence since the summer of 2017 has found a majority believing that the wrong decision was made in the EU referendum of 2016.” https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2018/dec/05/brexit-debate-pmqs-legal-advice-may-corbyn-government-to-publish-full-legal-advice-at-around-1130am-politics-live?page=with:block-5c07aa0de4b0de80e8972d40#block-5c07aa0de4b0de80e8972d40

Barclays customers ‘to leave en masse’ over #tarsands investment - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/dec/05/barclays-customers-threaten-leave-en-masse-tar-sands-investment-greenpeace damn right; shame on @Barclays

“Parliament did not give the British public consultation." - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/05/liam-fox-accuses-mps-trying-to-steal-brexit-from-voters that’s explicitly what it did - it was an adivsory vote. had it been binding, a 60% threshold would have been reasonable, as elsewhere… #brexitchaos

Who is behind the push for a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US? - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/04/post-brexit-free-trade-deal-us-rightwing-thinktanks “The things the US complains about and wants conceded include limits on pesticide residues and hormone-disrupting chemicals in food, nutritional labelling” #brexitchaos

EU’s dependence on dollar to be reduced under new proposals - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/05/european-union-dependence-on-dollar-to-be-reduced-under-new-proposals should have been done 10 years ago

Split Key Cryptography is Back… Again – Why Government Back Doors Don’t Work - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2018/12/split-key-cryptography-is-back-again-why-government-back-doors-dont-work/ good background to #australia's foolish attempts to break encryption

McCluskey "urged MPs to hold their nerve as Labour’s alternative approach would deliver for the country.” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/05/unite-leader-warns-labour-against-backing-second-eu-referendum IOW, he’s a clueless idiot too… #brexitchaos


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