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@le_mmonnier Mais de quoi parlez-vous ? C’est un fait historique parfaitement documenté ! Lorsque le programme Messmer est lancé en 1974, la CFDT se structure autour des mouvements alternatifs et antinucléaires, à l’inverse de la CGT (cf. l’historien de l’énergie Yves Bouvier. À la recherche
@le_mmonnier d’alliés en 1979, François Mitterrand s’en rapproche. Bernard Laponche, architecte de la ligne antiatome de la CFDT, rejoint sa campagne et vivra comme une « trahison », dira-t-il, la mise à l’écart des antinucléaires après l’élection. 
Pour consoler ses soutiens, Mitterrand crée
@le_mmonnier l’Agence française pour la maîtrise de l’énergie (AFME) – rassemblant notamment l’Agence pour les économies d’énergie et le Commissariat à l’énergie solaire – et la dote de moyens importants pour réfléchir à un nouveau modèle de société, basé sur la sobriété… Bernard Laponche
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Here's wishing Happy #WalongDay to the heroes of 6 KUMAON.
They went to their deaths heroically & steadfastly, without any fuss, this day in 1962.
Just so that a General could please a PM on his birthday.
This day in 1962 - The only attack of the war by Indian army was launched - As a birthday gift from a General to a PM.
A heavy price was paid by the Kumaonis of 6 Kumaon that night.
#WalongDay
Denied even one day to prepare for the attack, they went in as ordered.
Out of the over 200 men that had gone into the attack, only 90 returned.
#WalongDay
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This headline 👇 will be no surprise to anyone who's been following @NHSEngland's plans (and actions) for a while.

But @JonUngoedThomas's article reveals some crucial details about what's intended for your #NHS #HealthRecords that are worth unpacking...

theguardian.com/society/2022/n… Controversial £360m NHS Eng...
First, and possibly most significantly, is @NHSEngland officials' confirmation that its '#FederatedDataPlatform' will incorporate patients across England's #SharedCareRecords: Health officials confirmed ...
Why is this so important? Because #SharedCareRecords - which every new #ICS* is supposed to have - include your #GPdata, which @NHSEngland has been trying to get hold of for years (most recently last summer)...

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*#IntegratedCareSystem explainer here:

kingsfund.org.uk/publications/i… Map 1: The 42 integrated ca...
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#Fact: #KhazarianMafia #USA #DeepState #Pentagon own global #media. #Journalists, some #Pulitzer Prize winners, provide full range of clandestine services, intel gathering and serve as go-betweens with #spies. Reporters shared their notebooks w/ #CIA. Editors shared their staffs. #Fact: #KhazarianMafia #USA...
How #KhazarianMafia #USA control global perception: #CIA officer Snepp explained (1983) how CIA planted #news stories in #Vietnam + #fakenews #media @nytimes @NewYorker @latimes @ChiDailyNews etc. Same to this day - #COVID19, #ClimateScam, #Ukraine, etc.

How #KhazarianMafia #USA co...
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Hello hello London! 👋🏻 We’re at IET Savoy Place, London for DSS London 2022 by #YugaByteDB. It’s gonna be super interesting tech session starting at 2 pm today! Don’t miss my #Live #Tweets in this #thread! 🤩🧵
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Yes, the setup is going on for the grand presentation of the #Tech #Track. The master is teaching the student here! #JustKidding Say hi to Julie Wise and Dave Roberts from #YugaByteDB! 👋🏻

@Yugabyte #DSS22 #DistributedSQL #PraveenScience ImageImage
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@Yugabyte #DSS22 #DistributedSQL #PraveenScience ImageImageImage
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A complaining🧵 and one fun #fact

Why was the🧵Emoji so hard to find? 😡
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Why can't the user sort tweet replies at all? Not even sorting by time option ⏳⌛️
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Why is what's trending data so vague? 😑
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This is the cutest most captivating thread you will come across on Twitter, today!
@shrewlovestea brings you the lesser known Cat Facts. :)
Follow for more!
#pets #trivia #Facts #CatsOfTwitter
#Fact 1
It is thought that the ancient Egyptians first domesticated cats, the oldest known pet cat was found in a 9,500-yr-old grave on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. The grave predates early Egyptian art depicting cats by 4,000+ yrs.
Cats domesticated humans, I guess.
#Fact 2
During the time of the Spanish Inquisition, Pope Innocent VIII condemned cats as evil and thousands of cats were burned. Well, the widespread killing of cats led to an explosion of the rat population, which exacerbated the effects of the Black Death.
DO NOT KILL CATS.
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Clausewitz said, in his famous work “On War” (as often cited as it is little read), that war is the continuation of diplomacy by other means, well it says a lot more things, but i will keep just a few as i do not wanna write too long.
In his chapter 1, Clausewitz refers that "war constitutes... an act of force that is carried out to force the adversary to comply with our will." War, therefore, is a duel of wills, which, in itself, is not enough, since wanting is one thing and power is another.
Does not intervene who wants but who can, as it is said in #InternationalLaw

To impose our will, we need resources, in an amount that exceeds what our adversary can muster, first of all energy.
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#TCHAD - Qui sont les absents du Dialogue National Inclusif & Souverain? #DNIS

Suite à l'accord de paix signé le 8 août à #Doha entre le Conseil Militaire de Transition (CMT) et ≈ 40 groupes politico-militaires, le DNIS a débuté avec beaucoup de chaises vides.

Pourquoi ? 🧵👇
Le #DNIS a commencé le 20 août à N'Djamena.

Environ 1400 délégués ont pour mission la reconstitution du paysage politique tchadien.

⚠️ Fait important, le DNIS est souverain et ses résolutions sont exécutoires.
lefigaro.fr/flash-actu/tch…
Dès l’ouverture du #DNIS, les travaux ont été suspendus afin de convaincre les absents de rejoindre les débats, sous l’impulsion de @parfait_onanga, @AUC_MoussaFaki et @Macky_Sall.

Mais qui sont les absents ?
dw.com/fr/tchad-offen…
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کون سے محلے سے؟
ہمارا یا @ShamaJunejo کا تعلق مصطفی ٹاورز سے تو نہیں
ویسے دیکھ کر خوشی ہوتی ہے کہ آپ اور صدیق جان میں صلح ہو گئی
اُس نے تو آپ کے سپر سپلائیر ​والی بات واپس نہیں لی، نہ ہی آپ کی شادی کا سیاق و سباق بدلا
یقیناً آپ ہی نے دل بڑا کیا
کرنا بھی چاہیے، سچ میں عار کیسی؟ /1
ہم تو مانتے ہیں کہ آپ کام خود کرتی ہیں
جو کام آپ کرتی ہیں وہ کیا بھی خود ہی جا سکتا ہے 🤷🏻‍♀️
ہاں چھاپے کا ڈر ضرور ہوتا ہے
مگر آپ کے کیس میں تو وہ چھاپہ بھی خوش قسمتی کی دستک ہی ثابت ہوا
اُس بھگوڑے کو آپ کو اپنانا تو پڑا کہتے ہیں نا قسمت اپنی اپنی نصیب اپنا اپنا /2
ہاں صحافت آپ کے بس کی بات نہیں کیونکہ اُس کے لیے تو دماغ لگانا پڑتا ہے
محنت کرنی پڑتی ہے
جو آپ کے حال احوال سے واضع ہے کہ آپ کے بس کی بات نہیں ✅
آپ کے بس میں جو تھا وہ آپ نے درجہ کمال کو جا کر کیا
اب اُسی کا پھل کھائیں
مشترکہ شوہر آپ کے لیے کافی ہے
مشترکہ ریسرچر کو چلتا کریں /3
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پی ٹی آئی کی رکن، Advocate Of Freedom Of Expression اور Selfmade Social Activist ہماری بہن @MaheenFaisal20 یقیناً انسانی حقوق کی ABC نہیں جانتی لیکن غلط معلومات پھیلانے میں بہت اچھی ہیں!
سفید حبایا میں Infamous بہن چاہے آپ کسی بھی رنگ کا لباس پہنیں ہم آپ کو کبھی نہیں بھولیں گے /1
بہن @MaheenFaisal20 بے شک آپ غیر ملکیوں کو False Information سے گمراہ کرنا اور بے وقوف بنانا جانتی ہیں لیکن ایک بات یقینی ہے کہ آپ کبھی بھی اچھی وکیل نہیں بن سکیں گی کیونکہ قانونی طور پر عدالت میں کسی کو سزا دینے کے لیے خالی الفاظ اور Fake Patriotic Emotional Drama کافی نہیں /2
ہوتا Authentic Physical Proves لازمی ہیں یہی وجہ ہے کہ آپ جیسے کچھ Paid Overseas پاکستانی جو پاکستان اور پاکستانی سیاست کے بارے میں کچھ نہیں جانتے عمران نیازی کی طرح نواز شریف @NawazSharifMNS پر نہ ہی پہلے کوئی قانونی مقدمہ دائر کر سکے اور نہ آئندہ کر سکیں گے✌🏼/3
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What happened to our brave sister Bilkis Bano in 2002 was 🖤 …
But a reminder for u @ashoswai👇🏼
Five Principals Of Ethical Journalism
•Truth & Accuracy
•Independence
•Fairness & Impartiality
•Humanity
•Accountability
Ur job is not to implement narrative 1/
On the basis of ur personal likes or dislikes on such sensitive issues which not only involves two religions but a woman & 11 men aswell which means 12 living beings!
Truth is those 11 culprits who are welcomed with sweets already spent 14 years of their lives in Jail as the 2/
Punishment of their inhumane act #Fact
According to Law a life term means a minimum period of 14 years after which the convict can apply for remission.
It is then the decision of the Government to consider the application.
Based on eligibility 3/
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ما شاء اللہ 🕋👆🏼💯
جناب مولانا فضل الرحمٰن @MoulanaOfficial کے خلاف کوئی Criminal یا Corruption کا مقدمہ نہ ماضی میں تھا اور نہ ہی موجودہ وقت میں ہے #Fact
لیکن نااہل نیازی عرف خان @ImranKhanPTI پر لامحدود مقدمات ہیں 🥱 یقین کریں وہ ان سے خود کو کبھی بھی بچا نہیں سکے گا کیونکہ /1
یہ تمام مقدمات سیاسی یا ذاتی سازش کی وجہ سے نہیں بلکہ اس لیے ہیں کیونکہ نیازی نے نہ صرف پاکستان اور پاکستان کے اندر اور باہر رہنے والے پاکستانیوں کو دھوکہ دیا بلکہ اس نے پاکستان کو ایسا نقصان پہنچایا جس کی ہمت کوئی اور نہیں کر سکتا تھا اور یہ ناقابل معافی جرم ہے /2
انشاء اللہ 🕋👆🏼💯
پاکستان کی تاریخ کے سب سے بڑے دھوکہ باز نیازی عرف خان @ImranKhanPTI کی سزا ہر اس شخص کے لیے سبق ہو گی جو پاکستان کو اندر اور باہر سے نقصان پہنچانے کی کوشش کر رہا ہے (آمین) ✅ /3
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Jowar is full of Antioxidant,#fiber & nutrients. It is a gluten free energy boosting #cereal. It is a well known #millet used in #obesity, diabetes etc. It has rich #medicinal values due to its antioxidant phytochemicals.
#health #ayurveda #HealthyFood
The #prebiotic effectiveness of different varieties of inulin was calculated to be in the following order:
bajra > jowar > ragi > commercial inulin.
#health

It's rich in dietary fiber which contributes for better #digestive and cardiovascular health.
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The European Council looks set to breach its treaty obligations. On 9 June @Europarl_EN made a formal proposal to revise Article 48(7) TEU so that the famous ‘passerelle’ clause will in future be triggered by QMV not unanimity. 1/ europarl.europa.eu/doceo/document…
Everyone knows that the best way to have more voting and less vetoing in the Council is through use of the passerelle. Indeed, this is openly admitted by the Council in its reaction to the conclusions of the #CoFoE data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/S… 2/
What the Council don’t say is that because of the national veto the existing passerelle clause is inoperable.
Under Article 48(3) #EUCO must now decide whether to examine Parliament’s proposal. That decision is taken by simple majority. What the leaders cannot do is nothing. 3/
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🚨Our new review paper 🚨 (with @roozenbot & @Sander_vdLinden) of #inoculationtheory applied to tackling #misinformation is out in the special issue “Threats to #Science” in the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science!

🧵See 7 major points + link below:
🧵No, #fact-checking or #debunking is NOT enough to combat online misinformation - #fakenews can continue to influence reasoning and beliefs, even after it has been retracted/corrected. (1/7)
🧵Originating in the 60’s as a “vaccine for brainwash”, inoculation theory offers a logical basis for developing a psychological “#vaccine” against misinformation. (2/7)
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Finally, the #GoldacreReview is published! (During Parliamentary Easter holidays, mid-ping-pong on the #HealthAndCareBill...)

It's 221 pages - each PDF page is a double page spread - so this could be a lo-o-o-ong [Thread].

Here goes...
First point to note, in the Terms of Reference (p5), is that this is about "access to #NHSdata by #researchers, #commissioners, and #innovators" - i.e. #Planning and #CommercialReUse - so it is directly relevant to the operation of millions of people's #NationalDataOptOuts... Terms of reference for the review  1. How do we facilitate a
"185 wide-ranging recommendations for us to explore", says @sajidjavid (p6). Gulp! Time for some coffee...

"systems that ensure #underrepresented groups are well represented" may (partly) refer to this "landmark review", which got off to a slow start:

gov.uk/government/new… The far-reaching independent review into potential ethnic bi
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So today I learnt Shias make the call for Azan a couple of minutes later than Sunni mosques & that is why we have recently begun to hear the call for prayer 10 times a day in our locality.
Now of course with Ramzan, we have a special hooter that goes off at 4.42 am & 6.40 pm - 2mins before the actual call…

With 3 Sunni mosques & 1 recent Shia mosque in the vicinity we are subjected to 365x10 Azans… each one competing to be louder.
Our little street dog, Lalli through her 12yrs would wail along side at least 5 times a day setting off the dogs in our homes into a right royal cacophony.

We then realised there was a particular base sound they reacted to & we neighbours joked that to get undisturbed sleep we
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There has been speculation what the "Z" letter on Russian tanks invading Ukraine stands for:
taskandpurpose.com/analysis/russi…
Whatever tactical purpose, during the last days, a massive propaganda campaign has started using the #Z for a "rally behind the army" effect. An analytical🧵...
The disinformation channel Russia Today may have started it (or kicked it off?) one week ago by selling merchandise with the symbol of the invasion. Meanwhile, Russian social media is flooded with paroles using the symbol.
dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1…
When there is one word I dislike in Russian, a language I have studied for 10 years and that I love, it is "naš" (наш), meaning "our". In everyday language use, anything Russian will be called "наш". I have spent years explaining this was banal nationalism, and here we go:
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To all my "OG" readers:

Let's take a step back in time to 1996.

I sit across from Rob T. Lee on the 609th Information Warfare Squadron operations floor. He's my crew commander; I'm his crew chief.

Lee knows I run "the Computer Virus Myths home page," which has grown so...
...popular that it's eating up all my free time. In December of that year the Ziff-Davis publishing empire will crown CVMhp "the world's #1 most useful website."

Trivia: Lee corrected a web page I wrote where I talked about Start Trek spaceship orbits!
Fact: Lee's career path toward AFOSI began when I formulated a plan to "lateral move" him off the ops floor. Trivia: I *almost* finagled DoD to attend the FOR508 class he authored with him on podium!

What I'm saying is, Lee & I have a career-long history:
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"This meeting was to decide if Russia would recognize two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as sovereign states. If so, an agreement would be signed following the "important" meeting

In actuality, Putin had already signed the agreement almost 2 hours prior at .. 10:15"

;))
Time travelling in Russia while on tv. Amazing Kremlin features, folks.

(An absolutely no #GleiwitzIncident at all)

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Look around you.

The once-invincible citadels are crumbling.
People who thrived & prospered behind those thick, impregnable walls seem nervous.
Almost fearful that the boundaries they had carved, the exclusive clubs they had maintained, will now be overrun by different ideas,
thoughts, ideologies…

With little or no infusion of new blood in our arts,
literature, history, education, culture, publishing, films, politics have been reduced to mediocrity. Manned by zealous gatekeepers drunk on power & arrogance.
Nevertheless, new, brave names are now coming forth.
From quiet insistence to a suppressed roar they have begun rattling the iron gates of many a citadel.

It is a fact that since time immemorial, every civilisation & society has pushed for churn & renewal …or perished.
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#FACT: Australia Council funding has declined by 15% in real terms since 2013 according to federal budget papers.

This is one of the many reasons we will be campaigning for $2.5bn in arts & culture funding leading into this election. 1/3

#fundthearts
The more funding our writers, musicians, film & TV makers, visual artists, & dancers can access the better will be the art and culture this nation produces for Australia and the world. 2/3

#fundthearts
We will be outlining the issues impacting the arts and releasing the detail of our policy platform over the next little while.

To support our campaign share, follow, and donate. 3/3

#fundthearts
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