Wednesday, 24 June 2015

150624


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 150623 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2015/06/150623.html  yesterday's tweets as a single page

Doctors vote to stop NHS from being 'privatised' under global trade deal #TTIP - http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/doctors-vote-stop-nhs-being-5934037 good to see people waking up #ISDS

Malmstr√∂m predicts Canadian-EU trade deal by July - http://www.politico.eu/article/ceta-trade-deal-ttip-malmstrom-isds-canada/ steamrolling #ISDS through regardless of what public thinks #CETA

Free trade agreements 'preferential' and dangerous, says Productivity Commission - http://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/free-trade-agreements-preferential-and-dangerous-says-productivity-commission-20150624-ghw7rk.html " large unfunded liabilities" #TPP

#NZ "government’s actions in negotiating #TPP are a breach of Treaty of #Waitangi and its principles" - http://www.itsourfuture.org.nz/taihoa-to-tppa-application-for-urgent-treaty-hearing/ #sovereignty

#TPP is coming to #Australia. Will the Labor leadership help stop this dud deal? - http://media-senatorwhish-wilson.cmail2.com/t/t-e-ilhudlk-qlhhjjrr-r/ seems unlikely, alas

Fast Track Moves Forward And Now Fight Is On #TPP Directly - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150623/15365731438/fast-track-moves-forward-now-fight-is-tpp-directly.shtml "thanks, Congress, for selling out the American public"

Wikileaks Reveals #NSA Spying On French Presidents - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150623/15145831437/wikileaks-reveals-nsa-spying-french-presidents.shtml question no one is asking: where did these come from? a leaker?

Baby beavers born to England's first wild colony - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/24/baby-beavers-born-to-englands-first-wild-colony hardly earth-shattering, but nice all the same...

Letter to S&D and ALDE MEPs: Stand Up for Net Neutrality - http://www.laquadrature.net/en/letter-to-sd-and-alde-meps-stand-up-for-net-neutrality make that real #netneutrality

China's Massive $10 Billion Railway Project Set to Cross South America - http://www.alternet.org/world/chinas-massive-10-billion-railway-project-set-cross-south-america this looks disastrous for the environment

Whatever You Call It - Open Journalism, Social Media Journalism, Open-Source Intelligence - It's Going Mainstream - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150623/09521131434/whatever-you-call-it-open-journalism-social-media-journalism-open-source-intelligence-going-mainstream.shtml

The E.U. Needs to Stop Dangerous Trade Deals - http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/maude-barlow/trade-deals-eu_b_7586512.html starting with #CETA, which is the most immediate threat

France summons US ambassador over 'unacceptable' spying - http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/24/francois-hollande-says-us-spying-on-french-officials-unacceptable-nsa "other US spy targets included French cabinet ministers"

Rotherham child sexual exploitation inquiry: 300 possible suspects - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jun/24/rotherham-child-sexual-exploitation-inquiry-300-suspects uk police should work on this, not eco-groups

Netherlands loses landmark global warming case, ordered to cut emissions - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/06/netherlands-loses-landmark-global-warming-case-ordered-to-cut-emissions/ sets important precedent; who's next? #nl

Bruised ‘Fast-track’ scrapes past US Senate, as outcry mirrored on both sides of the Atlantic - http://ttip2015.eu/blog-detail/blog/bruised-fast-track-scrapes-past-us-senate-as-outcry-mirrored-on-both-sides-of-the-atlantic.html good analysis #TTIP

#DE Environment Agency on #TTIP: "improper design of regulatory cooperation carries considerable risks" - https://www.umweltbundesamt.de/en/topics/ttip-risks-for-environmental-protection wow

What's Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah? - http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/fracking-whats-killing-the-babies-of-vernal-utah-20150622 "a #fracking boomtown, a spike in stillborn deaths" (v @cybearDJM)

Canada-EU trade deal would hinder policies 2 address climate change - http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/brent-patterson/2015/06/canada-eu-trade-deal-would-hinder-policies-to-address-climate time to #StopCETA : spread the word (& hashtag)

Top #TTIP lobbyists come into view - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-priorities-2020/top-ttip-lobbyists-come-view-315697 "leaves citizens in the dark on who's really influencing EU leaders' moves"

Royal Navy bomb explosions caused mass whale deaths, report concludes - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/24/royal-navy-bomb-explosions-mass-whale-deaths-report important report: MoD must change its ways

AFJ: ISDS closes courtroom doors and undermines equal access to justice - http://www.afj.org/press-room/press-releases/afj-isds-closes-courtroom-doors-and-undermines-equal-access-to-justice "remove #ISDS from proposed trade deals"

GCHQ Asked Court To Let It Infringe On Anti-Virus Copyrights - For National Security - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150622/13274631424/gchq-asked-court-to-let-it-infringe-anti-virus-copyrights-national-security.shtml but but copyright is sacred

"TTIP could be rejected by the EP is if it includes #ISDS, considered unacceptable by majority of MEPs" - http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/what-will-happen-ttip-european-parliament-315540

#China puts $6 trillion price tag on its climate plan - http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/23/usa-china-climatechange-idUSL1N0Z92A920150623 nice number


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