Brandon MB
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"In 2022, we need bold leaders who prioritize the well-being of people and the planet, not incrementalism or regression from those beholden to the fossil fuel industry." cdreams.news/3fEgewd
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They'll tell you they're making glass, solar panels, etc. Don't be mistaken. It's about #fracking #water #ClimateCrisis #INDIGENOUS
Silica sand from MB to be used for fracking natural gas - new info and analysis by Don Sullivan @MinSGuillemard @lisa_naylor @DougaldLamont @mbenergyjustice #mbpoli policyfix.ca/2022/01/12/mani…
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"Today, almost all the roots of inequality in Korean society are due to the neoliberal economic policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund in 1997." cdreams.news/3A2Jar4
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Lots of talk about worker power and the Great Resignation. Unfortunately, many industries inflicting moral injury & breaking social contracts won't change. Why? Virtuous people will pursue a calling in care work. When identity is on the line, you endure until broken by burnout.
“Don’t call us heroes if you’re going to treat us like this,” one ICU nurse told me. @ahiza_garcia and I dig into what nurses are facing from employers nearly two years into this pandemic. nbcnews.com/business/busines…
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Scenes from the decline.
Keep hearing of train burglaries in LA on the scanner so went to #LincolnHeights to see it all. And… there’s looted packages as far as the eye can see. Amazon packages, @UPS boxes, unused Covid tests, fishing lures, epi pens. Cargo containers left busted open on trains. @CBSLA
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"The people I go after are the false experts, those who do not accept the limits of their knowledge." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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"Suckers think that you cure greed with money, addiction with substances, expert problems with experts, banking with bankers, economics with economists, and debt crises with debt spending" - @nntaleb
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"If you want to punish an enemy, help put him on a pedestal. He will hurt himself falling from it." - Nassim Taleb #wisdom
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Horrific. And they created water markets so the limited sources of water can be bought and sold on the open market!
123 Fahrenheit in Australia today; it's never been hotter in the southern hemisphere. Thanks for 30 years of climate lies, Exxon.
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123 Fahrenheit in Australia today; it's never been hotter in the southern hemisphere. Thanks for 30 years of climate lies, Exxon.
If confirmed, today's 50.7ºC at Onslow Airport in WA was the equal highest temperature on record in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Uber cool
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White House hosts tech summit to discuss open-source security after Log4j theverge.com/2022/1/13/22881…
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Brainard claims that QE widening wealth inequality is an acceptable trade-off as it's necessary to protect jobs. But the jobs it protects are the ones that need to be lost. QE prevents labor from being reallocated to more productive uses! The result is a lower standard of living.
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"There is an acute need for government resources to be provided to Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) programs to keep childcare workers and children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic" @acgerstein @MLASquires @HStefansonMB @roussin_brent @atwal_jazz #mbpoli
A week ago we created a survey to collect COVID data in the childcare facilities in Manitoba. Today with @umanitoba colleagues @PharmaLauren @susanprentice @SouradetS @jprotudjer and Alicia Nijdam-Jones we release initial findings in multiple formats: microstatslab.ca/elcc-survey… 🧵
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Colonialism still influences the earth sciences today — and that’s a big problem for research trib.al/w8hCq94
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"Every generation has an epic fight - Julian (#Assange) represents the fundamentals of what it means to live in a free society" @stellamoris1 #FreeAssangeNOW
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5th Jan marks 1000 days publisher Julian Assange will have spent in the UK highest security prison for his journalistic work But its well over a decade in detention of one form or another - simply for choosing to expose the truth #FreeAssangeNOW #NoExtradition #JulianAssange
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