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THREAD: DISABILITY INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT (DID)
- RESEARCH & INNOVATION
@RClarkeDFID tweeted this week about @LSHTM innovation to help people with disabilities access quality eye-tests (huge unmet need).
bit.ly/2QRnlnD

Want more on @DFID_Research 's new work..?
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DFID has long supported DID research - starting long before DFID was DFID.

If you like your research methods ‘old skool’ head back to 2001 (SocSci&Med) for ODA-funded research on Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) in urban India in '90s.... bit.ly/2wGKCj2 2/14
....ancient history but focused on a pressing need to evaluate <quality> & <effectiveness> of DID services (e.g. compare goals of service users with those of providers; & whether goals were met).

In 2019... Quality/Measurement/Effectiveness are still pressing questions...
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1. #MediaMatters is the #MainStreamMedia organization that has nearly #CompleteControl of all our major media outlets across #America. They are managed by this man, #DavidBrock.

What is #NarrativeEngineering?
2. This genuine 2017 #BusinessPlan leaked from #MediaMatters - the left's most omnipotent #MediaWeapon, is the #ModernDay #BluePrint of #MassMediaControl or #NarrativeEngineering as we say.

Complete PDF plan:

matrixfiles.com/DavidBrock/Ful…

#EverythingIsDeliberate
3. In this 49-page plan, #MediaMatters for #America exposes how they keep @realDonaldTrump off the airwaves - keeping you under-informed & unaware by using #TriedAndTrue under-reporting techniques across these major networks.

@ABC @NBC @CBS @CNN @FOX @PBS @NYTimes @LATimes #WaPo
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1/ THREAD: I often get attacked by extremists who see any attempt to improve safety and gun laws as a gun ban. As a gun owner, I believe we should lead efforts to keep guns out of the hands of people who shouldn't have them

#StonemanShooting #EnoughIsEnough #GunControl #Parkland ‪1/ THREAD: I often get attacked by extremists who see any attempt to improve safety and gun laws as a gun ban. As a gun owner, I believe we should lead efforts to keep guns out of the hands of people who shouldn't have them‬<br />
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‪#StonemanShooting #EnoughIsEnough #GunControl #Parkland‬
2/ No law can stop all crime. What laws do (like laws against running red lights) is give law enforcement a way to enforce and prosecute.

Here are a few ideas to improve safety and gun laws.

#StonemanShooting #EnoughIsEnough #GunControl #Parkland
3/ Require all transfers via FFL's. Without a background check, non-licensed sellers can't know if a buyer is prohibited from buying a gun. Only 9 states and DC require background checks on private sales of all guns.

#StonemanShooting #EnoughIsEnough #GunControl #Parkland ‪3/ Require all transfers via FFL's. Without a background check, non-licensed sellers can't know if a buyer is prohibited from buying a gun. Only 9 states and DC require background checks on private sales of all guns.‬<br />
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‪#StonemanShooting #EnoughIsEnough #GunControl #Parkland‬
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1) A multi-thread on where I think we are as a Country. @NicolleDWallace @TheRickWilson @SykesCharlie @Evan_McMullin @StandUpRepublic //
"We – as a Nation once again stand on the precipice of history. The fathers of this great nation, even with their unimaginable foresight,..
@NicolleDWallace @TheRickWilson @SykesCharlie @Evan_McMullin @StandUpRepublic 2) could never predict the course that our country has taken in its short lifespan, to include all that we have achieved, as well as all of the horrors that we have both inflicted and endured. But they gave us a preamble, where “We the People of the United States,...
@NicolleDWallace @TheRickWilson @SykesCharlie @Evan_McMullin @StandUpRepublic 3) in Order to form a more perfect Union…”

That more perfect Union has been able to endure almost a quarter of a millennium, and not without grave cost. Throughout the span of our nation’s life, we have had pivotal moments in time, where the generations of those times,
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