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Hey, #NCVoters it's time to let your voices be heard! 🗣
@NCSBE is taking public comments until July 5th on a proposed rule that would change the way absentee ballots are verified. Let's talk about this proposed rule and why it's important - a 🧵
#ICYMI - The NC GOP has petitioned the State Board of Elections to implement a policy allowing counties to scrutinize absentee ballot request forms. 🔎
As part of this process, the county board of elections would have to compare the signature on your absentee ballot envelope or request form with your original voter registration documents. If the signatures don't match, your ballot will not be counted. ✍️
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#ICYMI Last week’s @Common_Weal Newsletter!

📈 Responsibility without Power
✊ Solidarity with Rail Workers
📃 National Care Service (Scotland) Bill
🌅 Nuclear Sunset
🏊‍♂️ Scotland Can’t Swim
🥕 OCH: Food

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📈 Responsibility without Power

Jim Cuthbert says the Scottish Spending Review casts a sombre light on the next 4 years & implies significant cuts in services as @scotgov walks into the Treasury's fiscal settlement trap as its jaws are closing.

More at:
✊ Solidarity with Rail Workers

@NikBiggerstaff notes over 40,000 @RMTunion members across the UK have downed tools in their biggest walkout in over 30 years. She says that if we believe in workers' rights, we must support their right to strike.

More at:
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#ICYMI: See How Cheap A Woman’s Life Is!😞
#Turkey: A Turkish court on Monday handed down a reduced sentence of 23 years to a man who killed his ex-lover on the grounds that the victim had “provoked” him.
Gültekin was strangled and then, set on fire by her ex-boyfriend, Avcı, who
confessed to the murder.
The court first handed down an aggravated life sentence to Avcı on charges of premeditated murder.
But the court later ruled to reduce his sentence to 23 years based on Article 29 of the #Turkish Penal Code (TCK) that is often used to reduce sentences for
#Men accused of such crimes on the grounds that the victim provoked the murder with her actions.
Avcı’s #family members who faced up to 5 years in prison for aiding and abetting, helping to cover his tracks and concealing evidence of the crime, have been acquitted of the charges.
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We’re back from the last day of the @UNECE Ministerial Conference on #Ageing, starting with the Opening of the Ministerial Segment!

✅ Follow this thread for key highlights throughout the day

✅ Or join the livestream:

#AddingLifeToYears #MIPAA20Rome
Ministers from the host of #MIPAA20Rome, Italy, are now speaking on the challenges but also the opportunities of population ageing.

We are on average living longer than ever before. The @UNDecadeAgeing is our opportunity to live these extra years with health & well-being.
@dienekeita (@UNFPA) provides a strong message: we must do for older people now what we want for ourselves when we are older.

#MIPAA, #MIPAA20Rome, and the @UNDecadeAgeing all show there is political will to improve the lives of older people. That will must be backed by action.
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Have you got #ThatFridayFeeling ?

It's time for our weekly round-up thread!

We've gathered up all the week's news in a handy thread so you don't have to miss a thing. #ICYMI

Let's dive in:
First up: we asked if CVs really are the best way to recruit.

Almost half of businesses are considering ditching them! 📝➡️🗑️…
Next - Can you imagine an AI critiquing your PowerPoint?

Terrifying - but it might solve a few problems!…
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#ICYMI, here's a #threatintel related🧵👇 by me on @USTreasury advisory on DPRK IT workers' attempts to obtain employment while posing as non-North Korean nationals:… (1/?)
DPRK IT workers "engage in a wide range of IT dev work, such as: mobile & web-based apps, virtual currency exchange platforms & digital coins. Some
designed virtual currency exchanges or created analytic tools/apps for virtual currency traders & marketed their products." (2/?)
This reminds me, for example, of Marine Chain Token: (…;…), #AppleJeus (…) and, more recently, #TraderTraitor (…). #HIDDENCOBRA/#APT38 loves loves loves their crypto (3/?)
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#ICYMI: This was from 2 years ago when I looked into SPAC Nation at @HuffPostUK. The new allegations about its pastors grooming girls are worrying if unsurprising.
.@metpoliceuk launched an investigation into individuals associated with the church in Feb 2020. Last I heard, it's still ongoing!
The last time I made contact with the Met Police about SPAC Nation - recently - I didn't receive a reply. The time before that, weeks ago, an officer advised that there's no update on the investigation.
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#ICYMI National Assembly sitting today….
@chikwinya2015 :the lockdown regulations have been eased and it is my plea Hon. Speaker that ZUPCO has demonstrated incapacity to be able to carry every passenger. Therefore, I move that the transporters who then operated outside ZUPCO because the ZUPCO model was no longer viable
Speaker of Parliament Adv J Mudenda : Very important observation, I think His Excellency the President made that observation and indicated that the Minister of Local Government must ensure that ZUPCO buses do keep their times and so on. We will transmit your request accordingly
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2⃣'s a party3⃣'s a charm🔸#COVID19 Vaccines Newsroom #3🔸😷#immunocompromised & hosp 🏥, teens, MIS-C,🤰🔸w/ @aetiology @DrOnyemaOgbuagu @SVermund🔸🏆#CME from @NJHealthMedEd @BonumCe 🔗🔸Supported by an edu grant @JanssenUS…
2/Last #webinar in #COVID19💉series🔚
Get ur🆓#CME while u can⌛️

⚠️Please answer⚠️
🟢 PRE-polls before 📽️👇
🔴 POST-polls after👇
🟠or🔗 for #CME

😷#MedTwitter #IDTwitter #ObGynTwitter HCPs
🟢What are your credentials❓
3/ 🏆#CME credit provided by @NJHealthMedEd
🤝In partnership w/ @BonumCe
👇Newsroom #3 CME info 👇 Image
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🩺Perfect for #FridayVibes admin day 🕟#COVID19 Vaccines #ICYMI 📽w me @DrOnyemaOgbuagu @Svermund ⚡️📢 #BoosterShots, Vaccine effect & VoCs #Omicron ➕➕ 🆓#CME from @NJHealthMedEd @BonumCe 🔗 — Support by an edu grant @JanssenUS…
2/ 🆓 #CME 🏆?
✋You bet, get it here 👉

⚠️Please answer⚠️
✅ PRE-polls before watching 📽️ 👇
☑️ POST-polls after 👇

✔️Or @ if you want #CME

😷#MedTwitter HCPs -

✅What are your credentials❓
3/ 🏆#CME credit provided by @NJHealthMedEd
🤝In partnership w/ @BonumCe

👇CME info 👇
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Rich immigrants who moved to #Vancouver through Quebec's back-door investor program now own, on avg, $4.6m worth of housing. But they're only paying taxes on annual incomes of a paltry $100k. A gov.-enabled scam. Via @GoldinYVR, #vanre #vanpoli #cdnpoli…
2/ @Ayan604 says the system is failing new immigrants who’ve arrived to work and settle, if it also allows new immigrants who are here (simply) because they are wealthy and have an appetite for real estate investment. #vanre #torontorealestate #onpoli #Cdnimm #bcpoli #vanpoli
3 / And what's more ... Quebec gets 10 times more than B.C. and Ontario to settle immigrants. #ICYMI #BCpoli #Cdnimm #cdnpolitics #onpoli #abpoli #qcpoli #immigration.…
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#ICYMI: Over a week after news emerged of #ChildQ being strip-searched by Met Police officers, PM Boris Johnson has said that reports of the Black teenager's ordeal were "deeply distressing and deeply concerning" - but was, in all, dismissive about the case.
In the Commons on Wednesday, Labour’s Helen Hayes asked PM “whether he believes that the characteristic dither and delay of his Government in responding to this appalling case is remotely acceptable when it comes to the safety of children?”
PM replied: “I think that is a completely ridiculous characterisation of the response of the Government because, of course, the reports of this incident are deeply distressing and deeply concerning.
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#ICYMI: Prince William said it's rather normal to see war and bloodshed in Africa and Asia but not Europe, during a visit to the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in London today. "It's very alien to see this in Europe. We are all behind you," he told the volunteers there.
The comments come days before Prince William & Kate's tour of former colonies in the Caribbean...where their ancest-. Pfft.
The Mail reports.
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Could you imagine going from the job of your dreams to a job shoveling poop? One big city executive did & he loves it.
Tomorrow, on @CBSMornings at 8am we’ll take you to a ranch in Northern California for some laughter, tears & hugging a donkey. Proof 👇🏻
My partner has not stopped clowning me for the way I say donkey. 🤣
Saddle up. because we’re headed to Mendocino County, California to spend time at @OscarSanctuary. @CBSMornings
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Bonus image! When it’s time to focus, sometimes you need to take a good look at yourself.

This “selfie” taken by Webb of its primary mirror was not captured by an externally mounted engineering camera, but with a special lens within its NIRCam instrument. #UnfoldTheUniverse A black and white image of the primary mirror of the Webb Te
This special lens is meant for engineering, not science, and allows NIRCam to capture an “inward-looking” image of the primary mirror. This image helps us to check that the telescope is aligned with the science instruments.…
What you are seeing is the actual primary mirror of Webb as it observes its engineering target, a bright star. All the mirror segments are seeing starlight, but the bright segment is bright because, from NIRCam’s view, the segment is directly aligned with the star.
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#ICYMI: Mike O'Farrell, chairman of Middlesex County Cricket Club, suggests Black & Asian people aren't as interested in cricket as their white counterparts. This went unchallenged by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport select committee.… Image
"The football & rugby world becomes much more attractive to the Afro-Caribbean community," O'Farrell said. "In terms of the south Asian community, we're finding that they sometimes prefer to go into other educational fields and then cricket becomes secondary."
Cricket is elitist and plagued with racism. Hence lack of diversity. O'Farrell's comments were wild - as was the committee's failure to challenge those assertions. Next.
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#ICYMI: Last week IIHS announced a new safeguard ratings program for partially automated systems. Here’s what it will take to get a good rating. Thread ⬇️ (1/10)
Neither gaze monitoring nor hand position detection is adequate on its own to ensure the driver is paying attention and ready to take over. (2/10)
Evidence shows that the more types of alerts a driver receives, the more likely they will notice them and respond. (3/10)
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@MondayNightIBD @DCharabaty @JanssenUS @pfizer @TakedaPharma 2/ 📸 Faculty disclosures & CME certification ℹ 👇
#CME certificate 🏅 → ℹ️ Image
@MondayNightIBD @DCharabaty @JanssenUS @pfizer @TakedaPharma 3/ 👌let's 🚴

In addition to 💉, pts w #IBD should undergo regular #PreventiveHealth #HCM:
📌Cancer Screening 🦀
📌Bone Health assessment 🦴
📌Mental Health 🥺
📌Treatment specific Testing 💉💊
📌Smoking cessation 🚬

#ICYMI vaccines #MNIBDTweetorial 📎 @🔚 of 🧵 Image
@MondayNightIBD @DCharabaty @JanssenUS @pfizer @TakedaPharma 4/ 🧩Who is IS? #IBD pts on or had within last 3 months:
🚩 Prednisone > 20mg/day >2wks
🚩 AZA >2.5 mg/kg/day
🚩 6MP >1.5 mg/kg/day
🚩 MTX >0.4 mg/kg/week
🚩 Cyclosporine
🚩 Tacrolimus
🚩 Tofacitinib, ozanimod

🚩 Significant protein-calorie malnutrition
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#ICYMI Charlie Munger's new favorite stock is $BABA, now 3rd largest holding of Daily Journal (after $BAC $WFC). Position doubled in Q4.

What does "Poor Charlie" see in Alibaba and what many deem an "uninvestable" China?

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1/ We can deduce from Munger investing heavily in $BABA that China is far from "uninvestable"

I share similar sentiment. 2021 was a painful but necessary year to clean up 40-plus-years of “startup debt” since "opening & reform"(See post:…)
2/ $BABA's long term moat + profitability lies in AliCloud, B2B enterprise biz + more “hardcore” technical innovations.

Turns out, AliCloud has been profitable (adjusted EBITA) for last 4 quarters!

Only other profitable cloud of comparable size is AWS. GCP still bleeding 💰
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Just reading at the moment - The Right to Repair - Reclaiming the Things We Own @APerzanowski…
#repair #righttorepair #intellectualproperty #consumerrights #competition
'Legislation and regulation are part of the solution, but fixing our culture of repair will demand lasting changes to our behaviour as consumers and citizens'. @APerzanowski (p 268)…
#repair #righttorepair #intellectualproperty #consumerrights #competition
'Protecting and restoring repair will require us to rethink product design, recalibrate market incentives, and shift the social norms of our consumer culture to better reflect the value of repair' @APerzanowski (p 13)…
#repair #righttorepair
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#ICYMI - On Dec. 16, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) announced that a series of preclinical study results show that the SpFN COVID-19 vaccine elicits a potent immune response which could be crucial in combating current and future variants.

We have since then been consistently referenced and tagged, however, please note that our Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (@WRBethesda) and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (@wrair) are two separate entities.

Please refer all questions and comments to them. Thank you and kudos #WRAIROfficial! //
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Ooh, sick burn! 🔥

In this case, we’re not talking about insults, but a burn of fuel to adjust #NASAWebb’s trajectory on its million mile (1.5 million km) journey to #UnfoldTheUniverse. #ICYMI, Webb had its first mid-course correction burn Dec. 25:
So far, the post-launch journey has been smooth sailing. Burns are scheduled to leave as much remaining fuel as possible for #NASAWebb’s ordinary operations over its lifetime, like small adjustments to keep Webb in its desired orbit once it arrives. #UnfoldTheUniverse
One interesting aspect of the #NASAWebb launch and its burns is that we always "aim a little bit low." Webb's thrusters can only push Webb away from the Sun, not back toward the Sun (and Earth). We designed launch and these burns to always avoid drifting away.
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