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#Germany has been able to become a great exporting power, among other things, thanks to bribes, a practice so common for its large companies that until a few years ago they could even be deducted from taxes.
Only its giant Siemens has been discovered irregular operations worth about 420,000 million euros. Volkswagen has tricked millions of customers with the diesel engine scandal;
Many large German companies such as Deutsche Bank, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom or Deutsche Pos, among others, have also led to major scandals and the biggest tax fraud in European history, the Cum-Ex case, was organized in Germany.
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In this #COVID19 crisis, some worry about having a eugenics nutjob like Cummings in charge... Before rubbishing this as alarmist, please consider Charles Trevelyan, the Treasury official placed in charge of relief during the Irish famine in the1840s. ⬇️😠✊🦠 #ToriesOut 🇪🇺🇮🇪
We tend to assume that our government would *never* consciously do anything to damage its own people... Trevelyan, however, took the psychopathic view that the famine was divine intervention on the feckless poor... ⬇️ 😖✊🇪🇺🇮🇪 #history #famine #Ireland #capitalism
This was at a time when - even during the years of famine - Ireland was exporting around 300,000 tons of grain to England per annum. Fully *one million* Irish people are believed to have died due to the famine, and around two million emigrated. 😠✊🇪🇺🇮🇪 #resist #ToriesOut
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This is how E.U reacts #economy #CoronaOutbreak !

#German Govt is making up to €500bn in loans available to companies who are hit, these companies can now defer payments worth billions of euros in tax payments, will compensate workers who r sent home by their employers
#France promised unlimited budgetary support for companies and employees affected by #CoronaOutbreak—that will cost €45bn, will pay laid off employees, arrange €300bn of French state guarantees for bank loans to businesses & €1tn of such guarantees from European institutions.
#Italian Govt passed a decree earmarking €25 billion,
one-off payments of €500/person for the self-employed, govt support for companies paying redundancy payments to their staff, a freeze on any worker lay-offs, and a cash bonus for Italians still working during the lockdown.
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#Democrats #NeverTrump #ImpeachTrump #TrumpRussia #NotMyPresident #VoteBlue #Resist #FuckTrump #Patriots

1. This thread is for YOU. Consider reading if you want to EASILY understand why there is unprecedented, worldwide, mass confinement and quarantine going on around the world.
2. Since JFK's death in 1963 there has been a massive, hidden criminal conspiracy running our world.

Many world's leaders have been compromised to do the bidding of the ultra-rich and ruling class. We are ALL but mere pawns in their game of #Monopoly.
3. Consider using this free time you have to educate yourself on WHO the criminals we are fighting really are by watching this fascinating documentary that exposes their satanic plan to rule over us... #EverythingIsARichMansTrick!

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MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 1: REMEMBER these are just NUMBER of POS #Tests and we can't TEST in US Right @VP #Pence and local transmission is on the rise in many places, especially Europe and US.
#China's @JackMa sent FLIGHT off to #US 3 hours ago with #TestKits see next tweet.
MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: A HUGE TY to @JackMa. .TWEETED 8:09PM SUN PM The first shipment of #masks and #coronavirus #testkits to the #US is taking off from #Shanghai.
All the best to our friends in America.
PLS Tell us when you get one.
MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: “When you look at the projections, there’s every chance that we could be #Italy,” @Surgeon_General warned Mon. Widespread #socialdistancing could help change that trajectory, he said.
SEE @MartyMakary ARTICLE tinyurl.com/ue955r4 @maddow @CNN
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14 countries have so far used some form of #castransfer and #basicincome program as #coronavirus response.

Here is what we know:

1. #Australia: one-time cash payment $750 to seniors, veterans and low-income people
2. #China: expanding Dibao program’s value and coverage for affected families

3. #Hong-Kong: one-off cash injection to all 7M adult residents

4. #Indonesia: expansions of e-food vouchers by 33% for 6 months
5. #Ireland: sick pay, illness benefit and supplementary benefits for workers affected by virus-related measures

6. #Italy: €600 childcare voucher for workers with children below age of 12

7. #Japan: ¥5,000 vouchers to those loading ¥20,000 for smartphone payments
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“People are going and buying things and I understand it,” says @POTUS when asked about store shelves emptying.
He took the #coronavirus test last night, @POTUS tells reporters.
Getting away from shaking hands is a good thing, says @POTUS.
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#Ireland Inc is not a friend of @POTUS. The Clintons/Soros cult have their tentacles in every Irish corridor of power and the entire establishment and media ridicule @realDonaldTrump daily. US Tech/Pharma are raping our country, taking away our free speech and abusing our taxes
Is @POTUS appraised of the scale of mass immigration in #Ireland and all the enemies of the US who now have Irish passports and can travel there? We also host the Euro HQ of the Muslim Brotherhood in Dublin and produce the 2nd highest number of jihadis of 26 countries. #WWG1WGA
This is how #Ireland works, @realDonaldTrump. Former corrupt billionaire #DenisOBrien who controls private media in Ireland is Clinton biggest Irish donor. He controls #Ireland Inc. They control him. They come here regularly and do what they like. #WWG1WGA #StPatricksDay
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Tonight in Ireland #COVID19 has come into sharp focus. We sadly lost our first patient. The #WHO have declared a pandemic. On the front line it is a sober, yet determined time 1/
Walking through the hospital, to yet another preparatory meeting, I felt a sense of purpose from everyone I met. From cleaning staff to consultants, when we greeted each other, our eyes met for longer, saying everything, without a word 2/
The meeting tonight felt different. #COVID19 is here now, our wonderful colleagues from the Italian front line are sharing their stories. And crucially, their experience 3/
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Today is International #WomensDay!
👩🏻👧🏿👧👵🏼👩‍⚕️🧕🏽👩🏾‍🎓👩🏽‍🔬👩🏻‍💻👩🏿‍🏫👱🏻‍♀️

We call for a 🌎🌍🌏 where every woman and girl has access to affordable quality health services.

It's time for #HealthForAll.
It's #WomensDay!

It's time for a 🌎🌍🌏 in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all women and girls are treated and respected as equals.

It's time for #HealthForAll
On #WomensDay, we celebrate all nurses and midwives who take care of us, our families and our communities.
Thank you nurses and midwives!
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Today's 4km commute:

Aggressive middle aged man driving aggressively at back wheel, revving engine, beeping, slapping outside of his car door bcoz I was cycling defensively to avoid being doored on my left, & to prevent him from close passing on the right on a narrow street 1/9
When confronted I asked him if he knew it was a 30km zone.. "was barely doing 25km.." Exactly I said, 30km is a limit not a target. I'm doing 25km, hang back, wait, have patience before you kill someone.. "But ur in the middle of the road.." I am & with good reason I said.. 2/9
The driver's needless aggressiveness continued. Another male passing by started heckling me. "Just ignore him..He's doing nothing wrong.." Are u blind to aggressive behaviour or are u just indifferent to it as it doesn't effect you? Should I just accept abuse from angry men? 3/9
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THREAD - Update on #covid19 #CoronavirusOutbreak #ireland We hope to hear conferences tomorrow from @WHO @HSELive with guidelines on where we go from here. Mass H2H transmission evident in many countries,including Italy. Italy was 1st country in Europe to close border w/China (1)
Why does Italy have so many cases and Ireland has none? Well Italy wisely began testing all pts presenting with flu like symptoms for #covid19, to see if evidence of H2H transmission, which they indeed did find. (2)
HSE currently only testing for #covid19 in pts with flu like symptoms AND travel hx to China or effected areas. Community acquired infection won't be picked up with these tests. Hence why we are not picking up on these cases. H2H transmission is undeniably occurring here too. (3)
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Is the OTT exaggeration that "The Putin regime has mapped out a plan to invade #Ireland" 👇 a deliberate or accidental muddying of the waters to dampen down news about Russia's real interests in Ireland? Thread #slandail centerforsecuritypolicy.org/2020/02/20/rus…
"he "invasion plan" idea is being spread by the Center for Security Policy @securefreedom, which is described as a far-right, anti-Muslim, prone to conspiracy theories, Washington DC based think tank. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_fo…
Regardless of the CSP's true intentions, the dastardly "invasion plot" has been taken up by Russian state propaganda in a classic FSB/SVR, GRU style info op aimed at belittling the very important Times story by @JohnMooneyST rt.com/op-ed/481326-r…
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#Ireland continues to inspire: left-wing
Sinn Fein “stunned the establishment by beating the two centre-right parties that have led every government in the country’s history” uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ire…
“Successive surveys suggested the Sinn Fein surge was based almost exclusively on the major campaign issues of healthcare and the high cost and low availability of housing” #Ireland
Factbox: What happens next after #Ireland's 'ballot-box revolution'

google.com/amp/s/uk.mobil…
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Mr. Hogan is the new @Trade_EU Commissioner and is making his first trip outside the EU as part of the @vonderleyen Commission. He is speaking with @CSISEurope's Heather Conley and Scholl Chair Bill Reinsch.
Mr Hogan was previously Irish Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government. At The Europe Desk, we recently interview @HcMEntee, Irish Minister for European Affairs, on Ireland's role in transatlantic relations after #Brexit: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bri… @GUGlobalIrish
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Bloody hell !
A #British #Tory MP #PririPatel suggesting the way to get a deal with the #EU is starve the people of #Ireland

it has emerged that former #Conservative Party minister Priti Patel suggested that the #UK should use the threat of food shortages in #Ireland
to persuade the #EU to drop the backstop demand.

The claims are described as outrageous in light of the suffering endured during the Great Famine - exacerbated by British trade policy - when up to a million people died.
Ms Patel comments are linked to a leaked report which said that there was the possibility that food exports to #Ireland could be disrupted in the event of a hard #Brexit.
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So(1) the people at @UL want to build a #monument to former Tanaiste Mary Harney who in 2002 used the Gov Air Corps (CASA fishery, aircraft, to fly to and open of her friends off licence in 2002 #Manorhamilton #Leitrim
#TrueStory #ThursdayThoughts
#Ireland #wildAtlanticway
2. The aircraft flew to #Sligo on December 14th 2002.
The Progressive Democrats leader flew out to meet barrister friend Fergus O'Hagan to open his off licence with her husband Brian Geoghegan - at an estimated cost of EUR2,500 an hour. #TrueStory
3. After the flight Mary and her husband were collected by a government car, driven over from #Dublin that day, and taken to #Manorhamilton with a garda escort.
There was no donkey and certainly no 3 wise men around
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#Lincolnshire based Phoenix Professional Development has released 2020 #virtualjobsfair dates, these are Wednesday’s 2pm - 4pm, here on @Twitter:

#Yorkshire and #Humber: 8th Jan & 8th July

#NorthEast: 22nd Jan & 22nd July
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#Scotland: 5th Feb & 5th Aug

#NorthWest: 19th Feb & 19th Aug

#Ireland: 4th Mar & 2nd Sept

#NorthernIreland: 18th Mar & 16th Sept

#WestMidlands: 1st Apr & 30th Sept

#Wales: 15th Apr & 14th Oct
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#SouthWest: 29th Apr & 28th Oct

#SouthEast: 13th May & 11th Nov

#London: 27th May & 25th Nov

#EastofEngland: 10th June & 9th Dec

#EastMidlands: 24th June & 16th Dec
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1/ The session begins with follow-up questions to the State.
Ms Rita Izsák-Ndiaye #CERD19 questions the lack of targeted and substantive measures re: Traveller and Roma employment, referencing ‘alarming statistics’ that only 20% of Travellers and 16.7% of Roma are in work
2/ Ms Izsák-Ndiaye raises the criminalization of Traveller and Roma nomadism, but also poses a general recommendation of a national database on evictions to the State @PaveePoint @itmtrav @D_C_H_A
3/ The State have advised the #CERD19 committee and delegates that they will not be answering all posed questions this morning and will respond on ‘a number of issues’ in writing to the committee, David Stanton of @DeptJusticeIRL not present
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1/ #Rialto #Dublin Short thread of related pieces you may like to have in one place for all to see. @libertiesdublin ⬇️
2/ builtdublin.com/former-rialto-…
Some great photos there too from Lisa Cassidy
3/ Some telling commentary, cinematreasures.org/theaters/24495 and another great picture of mass of structure as would have been up to empty in 2014, pre 2015 fire, but painted. Motor business there for quite a while.
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Dublin's heart and charm is cluttered, cluttered with atmosphere not fecking 'quarters' with their chrome and their Costas. Dublin is a good second-hand shop, a Freebird records, Dandelion market, Kehoes, Mulligans, Marks Bros, where folk gather, share and hunt for diamonds....
It's Bewley's and the Savoy and tara street station and the piano at Pearse and Chapters bookshop and get the last of your wrapping paper and the walk to Croker and the canal end heaving and Patrick Kavanagh chilling on the canal..
It's the glow of the Aviva and the dart rattling in and the excitement of Grafton Street and the velvet of the Gaiety, the sticky floors and sounds of the Olympia and Thomas street with artists and those that might be drinking pints as the toilet rolls are sold on the street
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Please can as many people as possible show your support to #AngelaRay and #JusticeForChildX. Last week the numbers were massive so hopefully it will be the same again this week #JusticeForAll #TuslaExposed
There are 2 Entrances into The Four Courts, you can use either & then make your way to the Main Hall where everyone normally meets before going into the Court.
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