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A thread: I present the argument for why we have to initiate a class action lawsuit against the US Gov/CBC. Both are stonewalling us on the issue and the CBC has made it obvious that they, even now, are going to continue to spin us when it comes to actual POLICY/LEGISLATION
They are content to offer us little more than empty gestures and the question is, are we still content to accept this or are we willing to go around them to get this done? You can find the full article here: @FoundationalC @DeeTubman @tariqnasheed #FBA
The disclaimer exists because of unwarranted, unsolicited talking points from people like @Nestride who have no idea what theyre even talking about and should have left both themselves and their worship of white people out of our conversation. @BreakingBrown @tonetalks #ADOS
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La journée de @AFLApplique, c'est aujourd'hui! Petit #livethread sur la #linguistique appliquée! ⬇️⬇️⬇️
@AFLApplique Et on commence par Julien Longhi @jlonghi1 (AGORA & IDHN - Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Institut Universitaire de France) : “Outiller” l’expertise en analyse du discours
politique: méthodes, concepts, ressources.
@AFLApplique @jlonghi1 L'objectif de ses projets est de démocratiser des outils pour analyser le discours politique en temps réel (notamment via twitter ^^):
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"There is no absolute or definite amount of wealth which will satisfy a man." #Schopenhauer
"Every want that springs, not from any need, but from vice, is of a like character; however much you pile up for it will serve not to end but to advance desires." #Seneca
"He who keeps himself within natural limits will not feel poverty; he who exceeds them will be pursued by poverty even amid the greatest wealth." #Seneca
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Die Krux des Hochstaplers: "Es ging nicht um das nächste große Ding. Es war die Angst vor dem Scheitern. Mein Druck, nicht scheitern zu dürfen, wurde immer größer, je erfolgreicher ich wurde." Claas Relotius, ex-#Spiegel.… #Relotius
2. Unsere #Medien: Claas #Relotius erhielt vier Deutsche Reporterpreise - Den Peter Scholl-Latour-Preis, den #KonradDuden-, den #Kindernothilfe-, den Katholischen und den #Coburger Medienpreis.
#Spiegel #VierteGewalt #FakeNewsAreUs
3. Claas #Relotius wurde zum #CNN-"Journalist of the Year" gekürt, er wurde geehrt mit dem #ReemtsmaLibertyAward, dem #EuropeanPressPrize, er landete auf der #Forbes-Liste der "30 under 30 - Europe: Media".
#OneHappyFamily #FakeNewsAreUs #Spiegel
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'Everyone faces up more bravely to a thing for which they have long prepared themselves for. Those who are unprepared, on the other hand, are panic-stricken by the most insignificant happenings. We must see to it that nothing takes us by surprise.' #LettersfromaStoic
'Let fate find us ready and eager.' #LettersfromaStoic
'He needs but little who desires but little. He has his wish, whose wish can be to have what is enough.' #LettersfromaStoic
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Today, in the back of my mind, I can not shake a particular quote I once heard, it was fairly long, so I made sure I had it right and wrote it here. I think you will find it to be the incredibly poignant to today's events. Cicero once said...
"A nation can survive it's fools, and even the ambitious. But it can not survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is know and carries his banner openly...
"...But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through the alleys, and even the halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor, he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and wears their face and their arguments...
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