Thursday, 27 July 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170725 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

“why secretive trade deals will lead to corporate hijacks” - letter in FT about UK-US FTA et al. - #brexit

If you thought chlorine-washed chicken was scary, wait until you see what else Liam Fox has planned for UK-US FTA -

Tuesday, 25 July 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170724 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Slaves of Isis: the long walk of the Yazidi women - appalling tales…

Nettesheim-Gutachten: Bundesrat kann #CETA stoppen - it ain’t over yet…

A limiting factor on producing electricity in a warming world? Water. - #water is the ultimate resource

Trump: UK-US trade deal could be ‘big and exciting’ - he means big for US poultry farms… #chlorinechicken #brexit

What is wrong with chlorinated chicken - excellent, calm explanation of why chlorine chicken is health risk #brexit

EU attacks Fox’s ‘ignorant’ remarks on chlorinated chicken - “accused Fox of failing to understand the implications”

"Irish won’t be happy about chlorinated chicken crossing border said to be northern Irish chicken. So there will have to be a border."

Tory MPs call for action to avert post-#Brexit ports gridlock - their genius solution? “widen roads” hahahahahahaha

As a British EU negotiator, I can tell you that #Brexit is going to be far worse than anyone could have guessed -

I used to think that #brexit's total long-term cost to UK would be ~ £100 billion.  I now reckon it will be £1000 billion - at least…

tell Fox to get a UK trade deal with the US that represents everyone and not just big business. open letter here:

Sleeping Monster: The Trade in Services Agreement (#TiSA) and the Supply Chain - indeed, still going on

Monday, 24 July 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170723 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Business secretary to announce investment in battery technology - some sensible policies at last… #UK #renewables

Rome facing water rationing as Italy suffers driest spring for 60 years - the reality of #climatechange

US trade deal could hinge on Britons eating chlorinated chickens - oh look, as we predicted would happen #brexit

As secretive UK-USA trade ‘negotiations’ begin, government accused of massive big business bias - #brexit

Revealed: the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London - growing problem

Australia to expand commercial fishing in marine sanctuaries - #australia goes from bad to worse #shame

Brexit economy: sterling fall hits public finances and fails to boost trade - another #brexit lie dismantled…

Sunday, 23 July 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170722 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

the #Brexit banking exodus May told us couldn’t happen? - “like all Brexit-related fiascos, not being confronted”

How the Swedish administration leaked EU’s secure STESTA intranet to Russia, then tried glossing over it -

In Xinjiang, police have set up checkpoints to ensure that government-mandated “Jingwang” spyware is installed -

The dream of Polish tech entrepreneurship is almost over - sadly #poland

Mammoth effort: Sri Lankan navy rescues two elephants washed out to sea - well done, them

Saturday, 22 July 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 1707121 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

The quiet successes of #Brexit - the most delusional brexit piece I have read (so far); wrong on every point


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 1707120 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

New Lobby Group Tied to #Brexit Climate Science Deniers and Koch Industries Pushes for Deregulation in Europe -

Thursday, 20 July 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170719 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Trump is now attacking his own administration, including Jeff Sessions - this just gets better and better

No-deal #Brexit would spawn ‘legal morass and economic disaster’ - obvious to everyone except nutter #brexiters

Trump supporters still fixate on Clinton as mood darkens - trump voters are such utter morons

Plastic pollution risks ‘near permanent contamination of natural environment’ - we need plastic-chomping bacteria

Communication on Digital transformation of health and care in the context of the #DSM - #eu

#China’s Jack Ma has penetrated the Trump administration — and he knows what he wants - very interesting #alibaba

China’s Clean Energy Powers Up - more please

Asia’s coal-fired power boom ‘bankrolled by foreign governments & banks’ - #japan & #china mostly to blame, it seems

House of Lords Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media has today published its call for evidence -

Putting together the pieces of the Chinese #VPN jigsaw puzzle - it’s…complicated #censorship #china

Britons in Europe ‘face huge loss’ if EU and UK cannot agree on rights - an utter mess, cause by #brexit bigots…

Son of Cecil the lion killed by trophy hunter - these people are deeply sick…