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Engineering a City #thread
Having spent my entire childhood in #Kochi (#Cochin ), it feels criminal to not know the story of how the city came to be the #metropolis it is today. Putting together a thread to trace the journey of the city which has been so endearingly mine (1)
Part 1: The #Malabar Mud-Banks
The story of Cochin is not just about how an engineering marvel can change social fabric, but also of many tenets of #British #Colonialism in India which is often taken for granted, passed off lazily as exploitation, missing nuance (2)
As with any coastal town, the cultural and economic history of Kochi is intertwined with maritime trade routes since the time of the Early Romans and Arabs. Thanks to the #biennale , most of us would now be familiar with the term #Muzuris (3)
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URGENTE: Unidos contra el COVID-19 🚨🚀

Una iniciativa de la comunidad científica y académica mexicana para vincular esfuerzos en la lucha contra el #COVID19 👩🏻‍🔬👨🏻‍🏫

¡Cualquier disciplina y experiencia es bienvenida!

#UnidosContraCOVID19

Regístrate ya: prociencia.mx/home/index.php…
Propósito:

Promover la colaboración de médicos, científicos, académicos y técnicos de todas las disciplinas, de las instituciones del sistema de #ciencia y #tecnología del país, de las organizaciones de la sociedad #civil, de las pequeñas, medianas y grandes #empresas ...
... del @GobiernoMX, del @Conacyt_MX y de los gobiernos locales para garantizar el mejor aprovechamiento de los recursos de conocimiento con que cuenta el país para la lucha contra el #COVID19mx
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"It is increasingly clear that much of the blame for the seriousness of the #coronavirus’s spread can be placed on the culture of lying & covering up bred by #China’s deeply flawed & highly corrupted Marxist-Leninist system 'with Chinese characteristics.'"
ucanews.com/news/chinas-wa…
"Yet it’s also worth reflecting on the limited tools that the #Chinese government has to deal with the situation due to its parallel wars on both #religion & #civil society. The two are closely related as across the world the Catholic Church, Protestant denominations, Islam..."
"Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism & most other organized religions play an outsized role in civil society through religion-backed organizations & charities devoted to humanitarian services. The Catholic Church has traditionally been very active in providing such services..."
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#Germany #Bundestag #Hezbollah

On Thursday, December 19, 2019, the @Bundestag voted on three proposals that deal with the #Lebanese organization "#Hezbollah". A joint application was accepted by the CDU/CSU, SPD and FDP with the title
"Effective action against #Hezbollah" (19/16046) while abstaining from the other three parliamentary groups.

However, an application by Alliance 90 / The Greens entitled "Strictly enforce a #ban on #Hezbollah and break up its networks in #Germany, #assist #Israel,
support #civil #society in #Lebanon" (19/16050) was #rejected. In addition to the Greens, some members of the Left Group voted in favor of the #bill, but the vast majority of the Left abstained.
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🚨 This thread provides info about the largest #opioid indictment & settlement in U.S. history whereby Indivior was charged w/ marketing #fraud of #Suboxone. The docs are lengthy but essential reading for all #CPP who have & are being tapered or terminated from their #RxOpioid.
The following is the DOJ announcement of the indictment in April 2019 and had Indivior been found guilty they would have been required to pay $3 BILLION in fines, fees, etc.

justice.gov/opa/pr/indivio…
In July 2019 a settlement agreement of $1.4 BILLION was reached that allowed the parent company of Indivior... manufacturer of #Suboxone (an #RxOpioid used to treat #Addiction and #ChronicPain) to resolve its potential #criminal & #civil liabilities.

justice.gov/opa/pr/justice…
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Australasia BricsCAD Conference 2019 #abc2019 part 2. Peter Clarysse from @Bricsys starts his presentation with a brief history of his involvement.
Heidi says hi! #abc2019
Pieter (not Peter) explaining how @BricsCAD #BIM uses machine learning algorithms to help make a bunch of dumb 3D solids into a detailed BIM model. #ABC2019
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