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#LongPost but #MustRead👇

#Indigenious People of #JammuKashmirLadakh - A perfect visual delight of culture and heritage of each region, so beautifully crafted by 2 young #Dogra Boys🤝- One belongs to #WestJammu in #POJK and another from #Samba Village.
VOD takes pride in sharing their artwork so that the world and nation see the ethnic diversity and amazing blend of culture in J&K.

🙏Arsalan Khan: A British-born Pahari who happens to be an artist. A Rajput (Gakhar) from West Jammu (now in POJK)
🙏Raja Sourav Singh Sarmal: Born in Dogra Ràjput in Simblna village of Samba district of J&K, currently an engineering student and preparing for UPSC. Working with Arsalan on various art on JK as his companion.
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"Vajpayee’s statesmanship sustained an ecosystem in which everything 'anti-Indian' passed off as 'Jamhooriyat' (democracy)." - @ahmedalifayyaz
"New Delhi shut its eyes not only to the unending flow of funds from overseas, but also to Islamabad’s largesse of MBBS seats every year to each of the separatist leaders in Pakistan’s medical colleges." - @ahmedalifayyaz
"When the founder of the Congress party in J&K, Mohammad Shafi Qureshi, died during the Burhan Wani mayhem in 2016, his family failed to find a place for his burial. A tomb was arranged in a Delhi cemetery." - @ahmedalifayyaz
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Jaco Booyens has been fighting against human sex trafficking for nearly a decade, so he has an accurate idea of how much help his cause has received from the government. 2) #JacoBooyens #Traffick911 #Trump
#8Days #humansextrafficking
So when Booyens — who also directed the movie “8 Days,” which is based on true stories of victims of sex trafficking — says former President Barack Obama didn’t do anything to help fight the problem, it carries credibility. 3) #ObamaFail
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A special symposium #EvoDevo19 honored Dr. Günter Wagner for his leadership & service to our profession, especially as Journal of Experimental Zoology editor-in-chief . To show our appreciate of his contributions to #evodevo, here are some books & papers we like!
Landmark paper with Lee Altenberg in 1996 in Evolution is a must read!

Complex Adaptations and the Evolution of Evolvability
jstor.org/stable/2410639 (read online free)
FYI, Laura Nuño de la Rosa used a co-citation analysis to show that Wagner & Altenberg (1996), Houle (1992), and Kirschner & Gerhart (1998), were the three key papers that made "evolvability" into a "true research front"

Computing the Extended Synthesis: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.10…
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31. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria

#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
1 to 20. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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21. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria🤨👇🏼
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1/ #Assange l'avait prédit pendant qu'on le calomniait et qu'on le maltraitait. Il disait que le monde changeait et que les soi-disant démocraties libérales devenaient des #autocraties. Une #démocratie qui envoie sa #police contre les journalistes et emporte leurs notes et
2/ leurs disques durs simplement parce que ces journalistes ont révélé ce que les gouvernements ne veulent pas que les gens sachent n'est pas une #démocratie.
3/ le #harcèlement d'Assange et l'#intimidation d'autres personnes tournent en dérision le Premier amendement de la #Constitution des États-Unis, qui dit que vous avez le #droit de publier ; vous avez le droit de "#publier et d'être damné".
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#mustread #Jewish #Democrats #WakeUp The 24 Presidential candidates running hate you & support every #AntiSemitic statement & every #AntiIsrael initiative raised. #NeverForget #JewHate #AntiZionism
The Sludge Sisters: "A Muddy Mixture" by @JoanSwirsky
thepostemail.com/2019/06/07/the…
The Sludge Sisters
"A Muddy Mixture"
By Joan Swirsky —— Throughout the ages, Jews have been the targets of genocidal forces both large and small, educated and ignorant, liberal and conservative, pagan and religious. 2)
Other small sects and religions have never inspired the particular psychotic animus that Jews have because they never threatened the larger populace as Jews have with blazing green-eyed jealousy—the most powerful emotion of the human species.
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#mustread Elected at age 35 after two years on the village council, Groisman, who is Jewish, spearheaded the passage of a local hate-crime ordinance in 2017 that took the U.S. State Department's 2010 guidelines on #Antisemitism and codified them 1)
... into a section of the village code entitled "Consideration of Anti-Semitism in Enforcing Laws."
At its core, the ordinance defines anti-Semitism using real-world examples so village police can more easily determine if a hate crime has occurred 2) #HateCrime
...against the village's flourishing Jewish community. Examples of antiSemitism outlined in the ordinance include making "stereotypical allegations about Jews … esp, but not exclusively, the myth about a world #Jewishconspiracy or of Jews controlling the media (or) economy," 3)
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#mustread
Alan Dershowitz: Shame on Robert Mueller for exceeding his role, opinion contributor - 05/29/19
Two scenarios on Trump-Russia investigators — and neither Two scenarios on Trump-Russia…
(1 #Mueller #ExceededHisRole
#Trump #Russia #NoCollusionNoObstruction
The statement by special counsel Robert Mueller in a Wed press conference that “if we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime we would have said that”... 2) #Mueller #Trump
#PresumptionOfInnocence
#NoCollusion #NoObstruction #NoCollusionNoObstruction
...is worse than the statement made by then FBI Director James Comey regarding Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign. 3)
#Comey #Clinton #nointent #extremelycareless
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Articles from @nayadaurpk for your weekend reading pleasure.

1. Searching for an executioner — @NadeemfParacha on the execution of Z A Bhutto and the case that was used to eliminate him. nayadaur.tv/2019/04/search…
2. @Tariq_Bashir on how NAB law directly contradicts the fundamental principle of ‘innocent unless proven guilty’ granted under Pakistan’s constitution. And it needs to be repealed.
nayadaur.tv/2019/04/asad-m…
3. @MuhammadZiauddi explains Pakistan’s 70-year-old dilemma of choosing between an overvalued rupee and a free floating exchange rate. It is a #mustread on Pakistan’s economic history and #policy choices it made.
#nayadaur #reading
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Quand je vois le genre de trolling que provoque immanquablement un tweet sur le glyphosate, très similaire à ce que tout journaliste travaillant sur la Syrie expérimente, je ne serais pas surprise d’apprendre que les lobbies achètent les services de fermes à trolls privées.
Par exemple beaucoup de tweets de ce genre : compte anonyme avec 3 abonnés qui ne correspond probablement pas à une personne réelle avec l’argument de « la Science avec un grand S » et passablement agressif (celui là est caricatural mais c’est le ton de la majorité des autres)
A une époque où les acteurs de la démocratie libérale rationnelle sont en lutte contre les offensives de la post-vérité, l’argument de la science est malin.
Quoique complètement imbécile, surtout quand on lui met un grand S (ça m’a beaucoup fait rire pour le coup)
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🚨EXCLUSIVE 🚨: Rupert Murdoch's Fox rocked by one of the biggest financial penalties in TV history after an arbitrator concludes top execs gave false testimony to cover up a "reprehensible" fraud. And there's MUCH more... hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/fox-ro…
One day after an appeals court blesses the vertical integration between AT&T and Time Warner, the exec producers & stars of "Bones" go to court to affirm a $179 MILLION award imposed because Fox's studio arm was cutting sweetheart deals with Fox's distribution arms.
The arbitrator's decision has the potential to upend the economics of streaming hit shows, and in particular, leaves Hulu's fate greatly uncertain.
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Note on possible #IAF #airstrike today. There is NO SUCH THING as "terror camps". These aren't concentrated like schools or colleges. These are disaggregated and dispersed AT ALL TIMES. If targets were struck they would be military targets
.2n this IAF Embraer 145 AWACS was patrolling since the early hours. Watchers know this is an unusual pattern, although it did come close to the area of the alleged strike, it patrolled South as well. The plane has since returned to base. Source: @zone5aviation #IAF #airstrike
.3n for context..here is where balakot is
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#Roseanne said President Trump loves the Jewish people and has a Jewish daughter and grandchildren and declared that is why they hate him. (1) #Trump #POTUS #TrumpLovesTheJewishPeople #JewishDaughter #JewishGrandchildren #TDS #TrumpDerangementSyndrome #JewHate
#Roseanne also addressed the thousands of years war against the Jewish people that rises again every 70 years. She said BDS is the current incarnation of that war. (2) #AntiSemitism #Genocide #DestructionofJewishPeople #DestructionofJewishState #Holocaust #70YearCycle #BDS
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#MustRead
The society whose God is not beyond starts but within,
whose Saints are revered, not stoned or hung on the cross,
whose Scriptures glorify human beings as 'अमृतस्य पुत्रा’, = ‘Sons of immortality’...
VEDIC VALUE SYSTEM,
Why we are what we are!
esamskriti.com/e/Culture/Indi…
*stars
🙏🏻🙏🏻
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#MustRead @NewYorker: China’s Bizarre Program to Keep Activists in Check

newyorker.com/magazine/2018/…

People the state considers troublemakers may be sent to jail—or sent on vacation.

bei lüyou—“to be touristed”—joins passive voice phrases describing things PRC gov’t does to people
Chinese #netizen slang: "whenever law enforcement frames people, or otherwise conscripts them into an activity, the prefix bei is used to indicate the passive tense. Hence: bei loushui (to be tax-evaded), bei zisha (to be suicided), bei piaochang (to be johned), and so on."
"In a joke [Chinese liberals—educated urbanites] liked about the 2016 U.S. election, a bunch of eunuchs are so appalled by the bawdy quarrels among the married folk that they congratulate themselves: 'How fortunate we are to be castrated!'"

newyorker.com/magazine/2018/…
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2018: My Year of Reading. A thread that follows my reading journey from January to December. Every book I've read with a 280 character review. Tagged a few folks who influence the shape of my literary life 📚 #THEBOOKCHAT #DisruptTexts #TeachLivingPoets 📚
1. Never Let Me Go; Kazuo Ishiguro: A supremely crafted narrative begins unassumingly, but quickly reveals a different notion of childhood innocence and coming of age. The conversational tone fooled me into thinking I was walking into a world I understood. Nobel worthy.
2. We Should All Be Feminists; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: As an author who breathes eloquence, Adichie doesn't disappoint. This short book/long essay is insightful and logical and human. If we want to raise boys without the toxic masculinity, this is on the required reading list.
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1. El @nytimes publica un artículo ANÓNIMO de un alto cargo del Gobierno de Trump. Es uno de los textos más alucinantes que he leído nunca. El autor dice que él y muchos de sus colegas se han conjurado para trabajar contra el presidente
nyti.ms/2CyF3Jh?smid=n…
2. Al principio del artículo, el @nytimes admite que publicar un artículo anónimo es una circunstancia excepcional pero dice que conoce la identidad del autor y subraya que el texto aporta información importante. También invita a sus lectores a hacer preguntas sobre el proceso
3. Estas frases resumen el artículo.

"Many of the senior officials in his own administration are working diligently from within to frustrate parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations. I would know. I am one of them".

nyti.ms/2CyF3Jh?smid=n…
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CSIRO CEO on @GBRFoundation Chair Dr Schubert:
“Better we help than he burns millions on overheads."

Good on CSIRO for wanting to stop this private foundation from wasting millions of public dollars.
Turnbull should have just given the money to the CSIRO in the first place.
Under @TurnbullMalcolm - CSIRO is now reduced to “working on (the GBRF Chair) in the background”

What a great idea. Let’s get our public sector agencies running around to lobby a small private foundation chairman in order to get public money for public science. #reefgate
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"Trump and my nephew [Stephen Miller] both know their immigrant and refugee roots. Yet, they repeat the insults and false accusations of earlier generations against these refugees to make them seem less than human."
Powerful and moving #mustRead
politico.com/magazine/story…
"The Glossers [Miller's maternal lineage] came to the U.S. just a few years [starting in 1903] before the fear and prejudice of the 'America First' nativists of the day closed U.S. borders to Jewish refugees."
"Had Wolf-Leib [Glosser] waited, his family would likely have been murdered by the Nazis along with all but seven of the 2,000 Jews who remained in Antopol."
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This week, two pivotal pieces were published that everyone #mustread. @HenMazzig and @yumcoconutmilk's pieces, side by side, truly represent WMFA's raison d'être & demand for inclusivity. The divisive tendencies of certain social justice leaders deeply harms all of us. 1/n
In @yumcoconutmilk's powerful piece, "Memo To Shaun King From A Black Jew: Stop Dividing Our Communities," Nylah explains how @ShaunKing's construct of US vs THEM is detrimental to social justice. The path towards progress demands unity, not division. 2/n forward.com/opinion/402683…
In @HenMazzig's equally powerful piece, "As a Queer Jew of Color, I Find Tamika Mallory’s Latest Comments Particularly Heartbreaking," Hen examines how @lsarsour & @TamikaDMallory strive towards division. These are not true social justice leaders. 3/n tabletmag.com/scroll/263721/…"
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50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica. Psych prof/developer Aleksandr Kogan accessed 270k FB users' data w his app, then collected their friends' data…& sold it all to Trump's data firm which used it to target ads in 2016 election theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/…
FB 2018: "We learned a psychology professor at the University of Cambridge named Dr. Aleksandr Kogan lied to us…by passing data from an app…using Facebook Login to SCL/Cambridge Analytica, a firm that does political, government… military work around the globe." FB knew in 2015
"purpose of Kogan’s work was to develop an algorithm for the 'national profiling capacity of American citizens' as part of SCL’s work on U.S. elections, according to an internal document signed by an SCL employee describing the research"– 3/2017 report theintercept.com/2017/03/30/fac…
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Dear Black Americans,

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but the #BlackPantherMovie was not made with you in mind 😢

Everything about Disney’s “Blackest Production Ever” was strategic, including its target audience:

‘Continental Africans’
We all know that Disney is great when it comes to creating enchanting cinematography, so we can’t be too hard on ourselves for being easily spellbound by the rich blackness displayed through the lens of Ryan Coogler.
However, it’s been a full week now, so I’m hoping we can have an adult conversation about the true purpose, and strategic intent behind Disney’s $200 million global sensation, Black Panther.
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