Wednesday, 19 December 2018

181219


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/12/181218.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

British economy forecast to fall in GDP rankings - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/dec/19/british-economy-forecast-to-fall-in-gdp-rankings ah, so “brexit means…losing global economic clout”. got it.

The Brexiteers’ idea of how WTO rules would work is pure fantasy - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/19/wto-brexit-trade-uk-economy because #brexiters are immune to cold facts, and prefer the warm bath of their delusions…

Wooden sleeping pods offer privacy to London’s homeless - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/dec/19/wooden-sleeping-pods-privacy-shelter-london-homeless-deptford shameful that these are necessary in #london in #2018

Antibiotic use plummets on US farms after ban on using drugs to make livestock grow faster - https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2018-12-19/antibiotic-use-falls-on-us-farms-after-ban-on-using-drugs-to-make-livestock-grow-faster this is good news - #kudos to US farmers for acting quickly

Europe issues a deadline for US’ #PrivacyShield compliance - https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/19/europe-issues-a-deadline-for-us-privacy-shield-compliance/ but a pretty weedy one #gdpr

Google isn’t the company that we should have handed the Web over to - https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/12/the-web-now-belongs-to-google-and-that-should-worry-us-all/ correct



“The environment secretary, under questioning by MPs on the environmental audit committee, attempted to reassure farmers that there would be no mass slaughter of sheep in queues at UK ports such as Dover” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/19/no-deal-brexit-will-raise-food-prices-says-michael-gove perfectly normal statement from Gove…



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