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This scholarly detailed paper by @workingppl_lead and Andres Lazzarini on newly discovered archival material concerning #PierSraffa is a little jewel. The study Sraffa’s internment in 1940, present secret classified documents .../1

researchgate.net/publication/36…
... What "emerges is a fascinating story of intrigue involving among other things the wielding of power at the highest levels of British society, academia, and government as extraordinary efforts are made at the behest of #JohnMaynardKeynes to ensure his Italian friend and ... /2
... Cambridge colleague is safe and eventually released from confinement."
They also deal with two other episodes: one on the Refugee Scholar program of the Rockefeller Foundation; the other on University in Exile and #NewSchoolforSocialResearch, in 1940. .../3
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"Even with the government subsidies, people in #Egypt, #Tunisia, #Syria, #Algeria and #Morocco spend between 35 and 55 per cent of their income on #food. They’re living on the edge: small price rises bring #poverty and #hunger."

➡️braveneweurope.com/michael-robert… #wellbeing #consumption Image
"Just before the pandemic, in 2019, American non-financial corporations made about a trillion dollars a year in profit, give or take. This amount had remained constant since 2012. But in 2021, these same firms made about $1.73 trillion a year. ...
... That means that for every American man, woman and child in the US, corporate America used to make about $3,081, but today makes about $5,207. That’s an increase of $2,126 per person. ...
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This is not how supply and demand economic theory WORKS people?!?!? #EndDemand initiatives for #SexWork does NOT enable #trafficking. Think about it. Let’s kick this #EndDemand can all the way down the road, shall we?
#Trafficking is a crime. Pimping is a crime. #DMST is a crime And they STAY crimes under #FullDecrim. Full stop. BUT we STOP arresting adult consensual #SexWorkers AND we don’t entrap their clients in stings. The BONUS is we ALSO stop arresting A LOT of victims of #SexTrafficking
Supporting #EndDemand initiatives is a knee jerk reaction to a complicated problem. But NOT ARRESTING grown adults for adult consensual behavior (that is perfectly legal if they do it for free) is not such a crazy idea. It actually makes a LOT of sense if you step back a bit
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Here is a prime example of how the baby-above-all-else narrative triumphs over fact in the #media: a 🧵. Let's start with criminal offences. In fact, overseas commercial #surrogacy is ILLEGAL for residents of NSW. Sydney, obviously, is NSW's capital. @smh fails to mention this.
International #commercialsurrogacy is also illegal for residents of the ACT and QLD. This article does not state this either. It fails to mention where these people are from. It does not question the legality of their actions.
Why is commercial #surrogacy a criminal offence in NSW? Well, because of 'considerable medical, ethical, legal and human rights concerns', which include the exploitation of surrogates and the resulting children. #fertility #infertility #law #ivf #donorconception #humanrights
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While we’re on the topic of #sexualabuse #statutoryrape #sexualharassment #exploitation @Naina1231 has shared the following resources for survivors and their loved ones:
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 11/19/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/11/19/dai…
Respiratory Aerosol Emissions from Vocalization: Age and Sex Differences Are Explained by Volume and Exhaled CO2

pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/ac…

#RespiratoryAerosolEmissions #vocalization #age #sex #volume #CO2Exhalation
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1/ JUST OUT: New FLEX research with @IWGBunion @UVWunion on the experiences of migrant workers in low-paid & insecure work during #COVID19 finds high risk of labour #exploitation

t.ly/lNX9
2/ The report shows how workers already vulnerable to labour abuse & exploitation because of low pay & job insecurity were made more so by the UK’s social security system & immigration restrictions like #NRPF.
3/ Participants faced issues including:
- Not being paid wages owed (44%)
- Being exposed to Covid-19 at work (17%)
- Being asked to work without social distancing or PPE (12%)
- Being forced to work when ill (8%)
- Redundancy (33%)
- Excessive workload (16%)
- Sexual harassment
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[Manifesto. #1 One]
#CivicWave is an #informalgroup of the #progressist area, on Twitter, but attentive to movements on other #social and off-network that, aware of the importance of active #participation, intends to take...

We call it #gentlerevolution.
[Manifesto. #2 Two]
Joining #CivicWave #OndaCivica is compatible with all progressive Italian and international hashtags, including:
#FR, #6000sardine, #Forumalcentro,
#FBPE, #FBPEGlobal, #FBR.

The symbols in bio are:
#OndaCivica🌊🌊🌊 #CivicWave🌊🌊🌊,
or for short #OC🌊
[Manifesto. #3 Three]
#CivicWave promotes the #civil and prolific confrontation of ideas and experiences, in #respect of the diversity of views, to reduce #conversions and protagonism, in the conviction that #dialogue is stimulus and richness and allows to highlight # common...
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#NowReading La Lutte de classes, organe de l'Union communiste (IVe Internationale) — octobre 1942 / mai 1947 #archiveLO

(archives également en ligne ici : marxists.org/francais/barta/) ImageImage
15 octobre 1942 — ECHEC A LA RELEVE IMPERIALISTE !

"70 années de parlementarisme ont pu cacher en partie aux ouvriers et paysans de France la nature rapace et sans scrupules de leur impérialisme ; les événements actuels dévoilent complètement son rôle vis-à-vis de la "nation".
"Le grand Capital, qui exploitera la France aussi longtemps que les ouvriers et les paysans ne se seront pas emparés des moyens de production, considère la "nation" comme un simple moyen : instrument de pillage mondial quand il est assez fort pour se mesurer directement avec...
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"Harvesting the oceans under the Blue Economy": "The #OECD suggests that the #ocean economy is likely to outpace the global economy in the next 15 years."

#GreatReset #NewDealForNature #DeepSeaMining
Under guise of protecting #biodiversity:

"Framed as perhaps the last untapped, under-explored & under-exploited region in the world, the Pacific #Ocean is set to be a contested space for resources."

#WorldEconomicForum #SDGs
"The #BlueEconomy heralds a new race to carve up the Pacific, turning the Pacific Ocean, from surface to seafloor, into a crowded/contested space. Pacific state leaders are courted w/ economic gains that are a fraction of the value of the ocean resources that will be #extracted."
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On International Day to End Violence Against Women In The Sex Trade, I am going to compile statistics and evidence about my country Germany specifically and how with 18 years of highly permissive laws towards brothel keepers, pimps and sex buyers we have arrived at the following:
Violence frequently starts prior to entry into the sex trade. It is not a myth that women in #prostitution are disproportionately neglected and abused physically, sexually or emotionally in childhood. According to gov-funded study half faced regular abuse: bmfsfj.de/blob/84328/0c8…
According to one study that asked 54 women in German prostitution, 41% entered were first exploited as minors. prostitutionresearch.com/pdf/Prostituti… International pro-prostitution oriented researchers confirm a rate of 20-40% entry into sexual exploitation as minors: aviatorpenguin.wordpress.com/2016/03/16/ado…
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#JELyc18nov Intervention Magali Reghezza-Zit, MCF en géographie à l’ENS Ulm, « L’enseignement de la #géographie de l’#environnement en Terminale »
Prog Tle : « L’#environnement, entre #exploitation et #protection : un enjeu planétaire »
- Introduction : Qu'est-ce que l'environnement ?
* Faire toucher du doigt aux élèves l'approche systémique qui permet d'appréhender la complexité (analyse multiscalaire et transcalaire)
* Environnement = ce qui nous entoure (sens large) ; ce qui concerne la planète Terre en que système physique anthropisé, fruit d'interactions entre dynamiques éco et soc et dyn naturelles (sens restreint ; celui du prog)
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१. नए अध्यादेश में एमएसपी का कहीं जिक्र नहीं है.
यह प्रश्न उठाने वाले यह शंका जाहिर कर रहे हैं कि व्यापारी किसानों से मनमाने कीमत पर उनके घर जाकर उनका माल खरीद लेंगे. ऐसा कहते हुए वे मानो यह आभास दे रहे हैं कि कृषि उत्पन्न बाजार समिति में होने वाले सौदों में पहले #Farmersbill2020 Image
एमएसपी की कोई गारंटी हुआ करती थी. सच्चाई यह है के देश के किसी भी राज्य का कोई भी कृषि उत्पन्न बाजार समिति कानून किसी व्यापारी को एमएसपी से नीचे माल खरीदने के आरोप में कोई सजा नहीं देता है और ना ही किसानों को ऐसी कोई गारंटी पहले उपलब्ध थी. #APMCAct
केंद्र की सरकार एमएसपी पर अपनी एजेंसी के मार्फत कृषि उपज की खरीदी करती रही है. केन्द्र सरकार पहले ही जाहिर कर चुकी है कि उसकी खरीदी पहले की ही तरह शुरू रहनेवाली है.

#antifarmerlaws #FarmerBill #NoMSP
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#ICS Advisory (ICSA-20-203-01) - #Wibu-Systems #CodeMeter

* Affected? Multiple #KRITIS sectors worldwide!
* CVSSv3 score? 10.0!
* Exploitable remotely? With low skill level to exploit!
#RCE 1/3
us-cert.cisa.gov/ics/advisories…
Risk Evaluation?
#exploitation of #vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to alter & forge a license file, cause a DoS condition, potentially attain remote code execution #RCE, read heap data, and prevent normal operation of third-party software dependent on the #CodeMeter! 2/3
Vulnerabilities?
Buffer Access with Incorrect Length Value, Inadequate Encryption Strength, Origin Validation Error, Improper Input Validation, Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature, Improper Resource Shutdown or Release! 3/3
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Sex addicts turn to porn and rehab as they avoid hook-ups
#antiporn #exploitation

smh.com.au/lifestyle/heal…
“Alyssa Lalor, the program director at South Pacific Private on the northern beaches, said there had been a "significant increase" in referrals for sex addiction since the start of the pandemic.”
“Ms Lalor said compulsive pornography consumption was one of the main problems people with sex addiction wanted help to manage, followed by using prostitutes.” (Sexually exploiting women)
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“These companies, which rely on extraction and #exploitation to secure their profits, have an incentive to form tight bonds with #police forces, which function to uphold and protect their interests in the face of #community opposition."
by @AlanRMacLeod
mintpressnews.com/corporations-s…
"JPMorgan Chase CEO Jaime Dimon very publicly took a knee outside a New York branch of his bank in early June, also circulating a memo declaring the financial institution’s supposed dedication to struggling against injustice." Image
"As the principle drivers of #capitalism, corporations are actively holding back the emancipation of oppressed groups and cannot, by their very nature, be vehicles for positive social change. "
by @AlanRMacLeod
mintpressnews.com/dow-chemicals-… #Woke #mondayreport #mondaythoughts #news
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Special Report
Exporting banned #chemicals is already illegal under #InternationalLaw. “Failing to address this longstanding #exploitation is #discrimination, pure and simple.”
by @AlanRMacLeod
mintpressnews.com/exporting-toxi… #toxicwaste #toxic #Africa #Asia #LatinAmerica #law
10,000 workers shift through electronic waste that pollutes the air, land and water for miles around, burning plastics and melting metals, hoping to find small amounts of valuable minerals, reducing their own life expectancy
#Ghana #Africa #capitalism
"#Vietnam has suffered tremendous consequences from the #war, especially with regard to the lasting and devastating effects of toxic chemicals, including #AgentOrange."
mintpressnews.com/as-monsanto-fa… #Monsanto
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#Finland's lawmakers adopted the UN convention on drugs as-is in 1971. Harry Anslingers #racist legacy reached these northern shores one vote past the bar.

Ever since #Cannabis has been the #media evil, where #alcohol kills thousands yearly.

#cannabis #denial #doublestandard
#Finland's local media has been working hard lately.

The local papers in co-operation with associations like #YAD have been generating lot of articles on how #cannabis is somehow responsible for #polydrug-use, or #abuse of drugs among #young people.

#Alcohol never mentioned. 😅
Meanwhile, Statistics #Finland's numbers on kids reveal, that 44% of finnish 14 to 16 year-olds use #alcohol.

This is never mentioned in any of the papers writing #exploitation and #scare stories on #cannabis.

Neither are the other abused #drugs: rx #medication, #amphetamines.
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The Empirization of China

The #Chinese want to be an #Empire and that too in a hurry. But many perished in this quest. #GreatBritain is no more a empire. #USA is also facing heat in #multipolar world in #PostColdWar era.
@narendramodi @MEAIndia
1. With cunning and ruthlessness #China was well on track. It might have become a #GlobalEmpire within another 20 to 30 years. But its own shrowdy , anti democratic and #AntiHuman policies leading to its own #disaster.
2.However in their desperation and over eagerness, China it seems has overplayed its hand on many fronts. Now, by triggering, concealing and manipulating a #CoronaPandemic, China has not only made its dream of empire untenable, it will probably destroy China.
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