Friday, 17 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170216 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Samba troupe’s political plan for Rio carnival ignites firestorm with farm lobby - good for them… #brazil

Britain starting to reassess US as an ally, Scottish Tory leader says - well, that’s interesting

Trump considers mobilizing national guard for immigration roundups - definitely not martial law or a coup…

Thursday, 16 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170215 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Open Inheritance Art - “provides searchable access to over 36,000 works of art owned privately in the UK” #opendata

Stop Abusing Elephants at the Surin Elephant Round-up festival in #Thailand - appalling abuse if true

Greens accuse Socialists of failure to stand up to corporate power as [some] MEPs vote to support #CETA trade deal -

#Tencent confirms #WeChat will introduce paid content for official accounts - this is the future, I think… #china

Ineos approached >5 East Midlands local councils to allow it to search 4 shale gas under council play parks - #frack

if Ninova wins elections, “she would make sure the Bulgarian parliament will reject #CETA’s ratification” -

Malmström: #CETA done, Mexico and Mercosur next up - oh no it’s not: keep up pressure on your governments, people

Valve’s Gabe Newell: #VR could “turn out to be a complete failure” - it will, just like last time - remember #VRML?

Out of the loop: Rex Tillerson finds state department sidelined by White House - #ThisIsFine

Fifty shades of Justin Trudeau - “You’re meant to be representatives of the people not panting groupies.”

#Amazon rainforest’s final frontier under threat from oil and soya - shame on greedy @BP_plc the destroyer

Wednesday, 15 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170214 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

last chance: Please Write to Your MEPs About Today’s’s Critical - and Final - #CETA Vote - here’s what I’ve sent

Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence - this is getting interesting - and serious

Nuttall claims spike in hate crimes following #Brexit is ‘fabricated’ - so he says all the police forces lied, then?

“The dawn of #Brexit promises no significant freedom or opportunity that wasn’t there the day before.” -

#CETA ratified by EP: so it looks like many MEPs from @TheProgressives betrayed the EU public, as feared. the fight moves to national level

“We made #CETA better on the way towards a more progressive trade policy”, say S&Ds - rubbish: you blew it – again

Scottish Sheriff Awards Couple Compensation For ‘Distress’ Caused By Neighbor’s Use Of #CCTV - important decision

Citizens’ rights undermined by flawed #CETA deal - “weakened protection of personal data & privacy of EU citizens”

UK fishermen may not win ‘waters back’ after Brexit, EU memo reveals - oh, bad luck, #brexiters

UN chief: united Europe essential to keep peace in ‘chaotic’ world - #brexit: making us all less safe everywhere…

Ministers signal they are against deposits despite evidence plan would slash litter & boost recycling rates to 98% -

#Apple Wants To Stop You Fixing Your iPhone And iPad: Source Says It Will Testify Against ‘#RightToRepair’ Law -


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170213 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Wine lovers face triple whammy Brexit price rise, says UK trade body - at least brexit toffs will suffer a bit…

65% of British public support new Clean Air Act, says survey - pity it’s likely to get worse after #brexit

A vote against #CETA would reset EU trade agenda - “giving super-rights for investors must not be aim any longer”

A cocktail of risks: Brexit a ‘danger’ to environmental laws, Greens warn - banana republic with 3rd-world pollution

“Trump’s state visit will be marked by the biggest protest against racism and hatred in our country’s history” -

#CA mining corporation sues to force Romanians to accept toxic goldmine - 40,000 US companies can sue EU with #CETA

EIFL joins advocates of quality education to call for a better #copyright reform in Europe - we need this

Please Write to Your MEPs About Tomorrow’s Critical - and Final - #CETA Vote - here’s what I’ve sent #stopceta

After Passing Worst Surveillance Law In A Democracy, UK Now Proposes Worst Anti-Whistleblowing Law - must not pass

Iranian Oscar nominee gets free #London screening in snub to US travel ban - another great move by @SadiqKhan #iran

#CETA: Labour under pressure to reject EU-Canada trade deal - pl. email MEPs using today

From sea to plate: how plastic got into our fish - this really depressing…

Monday, 13 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170212 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

How China’s Insatiable Demand for Timber Threatens Congo’s Rainforests - come on, #china, sort this please

Trumps bisherige Bilanz - “es mehren sich die Anzeichen, dass ihm bereits die Munition ausgeht.”

Why Does #China Allow Freer Social Media? Protests versus Surveillance and Propaganda - interesting

Please Write to Your MEPs About This Week’s Critical - and Final - #CETA Vote - here’s what I’ve sent #ISDS #canada

A battle rages for the future of the Web - good piece on how @w3c is betraying billions of web users… #DRM

Stars & journalists lose appetite 4 correspondents’ dinner under Trump - self-respecting journalists should boycott

Lake Oroville dam: mass evacuation ordered over collapse threat - people listening to experts, whatever next?

Britons living in the EU face Brexit backlash, leaked paper warns - not that #brexit bigots give a damn…

UK labour shortages reported as EU worker numbers fall - after #brexit these industries will be on their knees

UK unprepared for exiting Europe’s green legislation, says Lucas - get ready for #brexit to trash UK’s environment

Pant by numbers: the cities with the most dangerous air – listed - bad news all over the place…

#Australia’s extreme heatwave is a preview of things to come - “In 30, 40, 50 years, they will be relatively normal”

Sonos hikes UK prices by 25% due to Brexit - plenty more of this coming soon… #WellDoneBrexiters

Brexit migration cuts could push state pension age up - oh, bad luck selfish old #brexiters - you work until mid-70s

North Korea’s missile test is a high five from one narcissist with bad hair to another - love that headline…

Sunday, 12 February 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170211 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Northern Ireland peace at risk because of #Brexit, says Bertie Ahern - obviously…

Senior White House official refuses to say if Trump supports Michael Flynn - so that’s a “no”, then…


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 170210 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Speak out against CETA - important chance to stop #CETA this weekend

Please Write to Your MEPs About Next Week’s Critical - and Final - #CETA Vote - here’s what I’ve sent #ISDS #canada

America is a home for the world’s most talented. A travel ban risks losing them - just like post-#brexit UK…

Palm Beach businesses stung by cost of hosting Trump’s weekend retreat - trump wreaking havoc wherever he goes

Theresa May faces public backlash over hard #Brexit, poll finds - May must listen and act accordingly

a “hard” #brexit was not on the referendum paper - May has no mandate or right to push for it -