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📌Hate Speeches across the state against Muslims & Islam

"Not only Muslim orgs but the entire #Islam is hazardous to the whole world. All the Killings which happened earlier are made by Communal Islam & Muslim. Islam is very very dangerous": @hjvkar leader SriKrishna Upadhyaya +
"Media should put the same in their reports, I will start by saying directly that as long as Islam is there in this country, this kind of brutality will not end here, only when Islam will be removed from this country, then Peace can be established here": @hjvkar Narasimha Maani +
"#Quran is a criminal book, it orders to k*ll people by stoning & beheading who doesn't believe in it, those who follow Quran won't they do what it says, All of them who read Quran hve became terr0ri$ts": #Sanghparivar leader at #Kolar during protest against #Udaipur incident. +
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51/bbr #StartUps will drive the growth of modern high quality jobs in #India. Union and State Govts must ensure complete de-bureaucratisation of the business environment (eg Labor & land rules) to ensure that this happens at an accelerated pace!
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I've been dutifully submitting documents to the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program #PSLF office since I began my career in #publicservice as an audiologist for #VA in 2009. My first🧵...
As an A+++ personality, I read ALL the instructions. I consolidated my loans and my payments as instructed. I submitted my Certification of Employment paperwork every year beginning 2010
Back then, there was no tracking system, so I made one. I was counting my payments, ticking off progress to #120. In 2012, I was told, for the first time, that I had not read the fine print carefully enough
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The political momentum for reforming the #EU 🇪🇺 #fiscal framework is larger than ever. We are excited to share our freshly published feasibility & impact analysis of the reform proposals with you: zoe-institut.de/en/publication… (1/15)➡️ Image
Recovering from the #pandemic and simultaneously achieving #environmental, #social and #economic goals requires large amounts of public funding and therefore ample #fiscal flexibility for #EU member states. (2/15)
And with all eyes on #COP26 this week, and the discussion about the scale and pace of investment for #ClimateAction high on the agenda, the discussion about how to create the fiscal flexibility for investments such as these has never been more timely (3/15)
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#AndrewYang and #KrystalBall have long conversation, on #YangSpeaks (now #Forward) about his new party (arguably NOT a party), what it will do, and why.

#YangGang have been waiting for definitive answers. Well, your wait is... not really over😵‍💫
What do I mean by that? Well...

@AndrewYang said he IS starting a new party...
BUT he "answered" the question of whether the Forward party would run candidates by saying it will back #Democrats and #Republicans who align with Forward policy...
open.spotify.com/episode/0XZgPT…
He said he is forming a new party because he doesn't believe changing #election rules in favor of more parties is likely to happen from within the #duopoly...

BUT, they're going to back duopoly candidates, and didn't mention running their own...
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An efficient #GST with high boyancy, needs uniform 15% rate on 3/4th of Goods & services, exemption(0%) on basic food, drugs, health services & education(~1/10 of G&S), & higher rates (avg 30% inclusive of cess) on cigarettes & Autos(~1/10th). Drop higher revenue/rate obsession
2/gst The #GSTcouncil's obsession with immediate revenue raising by increasing rates, is damaging macro economy, by negatively impacting MSME/informal employment, income & consumption, and doing long term damage to inclusive growth and sustained higher revenues for development
3/gst Though in normal circumstances I recommend revenue neutral reform, in current depressed environment, revenue negative reform of GST is preferable to revenue positive GST reform, because it will provide a demand stimulus which will quickly recover the short term revenue loss
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Excerpts from "'America’s Post-Pandemic Geography' - Covid-19 is transforming all types of communities, from big cities to suburbs to rural areas" - from the Summer 2021 Issue of @CityJournal - by @Richard_Florida & @joelkotkin. A #Thread.

The article → city-journal.org/americas-post-…
1. "The #Pandemic will pass...But in geographic terms, today’s Covid-precipitated crises may well prove to be the most transformative event that #America has experienced since the great migration to the suburbs after World War II."
2. "....centrifugal forces pull some people out of #Cities: families seek more #Affordable space, backyards, and access to better schools. With the wider scope of choice that #RemoteWork affords, some are casting their nets wider and moving farther afield..."
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#USA is a free democracy, #India is a "partly free" democracy
#FOE Japan is a free democracy, India is a partly free democracy: Compare the ratio of critical/unfavorable articles, to favorable articles, in the top 3 news sources in Japan & India respectively, to find which press is freer! #SciMe 1st data, 2nd Analysis, 3rd Policy/views!🧐🤔
3/demo #Majoritarianism & freedom: Compare treatment of minorities in USA(non-christian), Japan(Korean etc) & India (Muslims): In particular plot over 70yrs th % of minority pop on same graph & compare decadal changes[summarizes it's discrimination(in cntry) & opportunities(ROW)]
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TONIGHT 5:30pm: I am observing the #SanFrancisco #Police Commission for @lwvsf on this thread. 📢Big Change to the agenda: PUBLIC COMMENT will now open the meeting! How to join: sfgov.org/policecommissi… Round image. Top two thirds red. Bottom two thirds white. Lo
The meeting hasn’t started yet, but it looks like all are present in Webex: President @MaliaCohen, VP Cindy Elias, @DJYBG, @HamasakiLaw, Petra Dejesus. Also present are @SFPDChief Scott & @SF_DPA Department of Police Accountability Executive Director @PaulHendersonSF.
While we’re waiting, here’s the agenda: sfgov.org/policecommissi… and the supporting documents: sfgov.org/policecommissi….
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China has learned from its experience in striving for modernization the importance of #openness and #cooperation in pushing forward #reform and #development. It is also what makes China as it is today.
Guided by a win-win strategy of #openingup, China has been one of the best-performing economies in the improvement of business environment for the past two years.
Going forward, China will continue to pursue a higher level of opening-up across the board, share more benefits with the world, and contribute to global recovery through its own #development.
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This is a #revolutionary #reform of the #agriculture #sector, which will help farmers and hurt middle men & their political partners who share in monopoly rents. I have observed hints of this rent seeking in decision process of the Committee of Secretaries on prices!
2/ru Don't let vested interests mislead u by red herring of Usery (which is banned since 1918). That's a separate issue which was addressed by bank nationalization, DFIs, setting up of NBFCs and the proliferation of micro finance institutions(MFIs bankbazaar.com/personal-loan/… )
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The #deficit #myth #deficitmyth by @StephanieKelton #MMT modern monetary theory
Myth N. 1: The #state should budget like a #household
#RealityCheck : unlike a household, a #SovereignNation, which owns its national #centralbank, issues the #currency it spends
Myth N. 2: #deficit is evidence of #overspending
#RealityCheck: look to #inflation for evidence of over spending
The purpose of #taxes is not to pay for #government expenditures but to help rebalancing the #wealth distribution #MMT
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1/n The foundation of #सामाजिकन्याय is based on the urge to treat all human beings as equal. #Tweet4Bharat

Img src : vocal
2/n The Nyāya Sūtras of Gotama focusing on knowledge and logic devided in five books.
1 - 16 categories of..
2 - Means & Object of..
3 - Intellect or Nature of..
4 - Rise of true..
5 - Balancing of Knowledge
bit.ly/1OFxVcc
#Tweet4Bharat
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#China still enjoys huge space for #reform to unleash the potential of economic growth. It may as well explore new growth drivers by establishing pilot reform zones:

new.cf40.org.cn/uploads/202007…
Faced with mounting uncertainties and diverged understandings of future economic growth, pressing ahead with reforms by building pilot reform zones remains an effective way that could avoid aggravating conflicts and incurring high costs of failures.
An important step in China’s reform&opening-up is the building of Hainan pilot free trade zone with unique positioning & experimenting purposes. China could launch similar plans in different cities with different positionings, each targeting a specific field of reform.
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Durch #Schwarzarbeit in Deutschland fließen jedes Jahr Milliarden am #Fiskus vorbei. Der #Staat bekommt das Problem nicht in den Griff. Warum? Das zeigt @BR_Recherche. Thread!
Zuständig ist die „Finanzkontrolle #Schwarzarbeit“. Für @BR_Recherche haben wir u.a. mit 30 #FKS-Insidern gesprochen. Sie sagen: „Die IT ist eine Katastrophe.“ / „Ich mache Prüfungen ohne Sinn und Verstand.“ / „Die #FKS war von Anfang an eher eine Showveranstaltung.“
Der #FKS fehlt z.B. Personal. Über 1.000 Stellen waren im März nicht besetzt. Wohin das führt, erleben wir bei einer Baustellen-Kontrolle der FKS München. Mutmaßliche #Schwarzarbeiter können abhauen, erzählt uns der Einsatzleiter.
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Fascinating speech by @michaelgove:
gov.uk/government/pub… at the US #DitchleyFoundation: americanditchley.org/index.htm this evening.

(Ditchley's list of Governors: ditchley.com/people/governo… makes it quite clear all references to "#elites" in his speech are with a nod and a wink...)
No sackcloth and ashes, nor any real acceptance of #responsibility by the (now) Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, despite a pretty accurate description 👇 of what's happened - in large part - during his time in Government... Image
A grand, arguably grandiose, framing that feints at (but ultimately falls short of promising) a new #NewDeal, on #FDR's #Democratic model.

Themes we've heard time and again: locating the business of Gov't outside the Westminster/Whitehall #bubble; #reform (24 references) and...
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"Shallow displays of solidarity... represent the insidious drive to gaslight us into apathy, to bury violence beneath a fleeting veil of showy concern."

"It’s the ultimate abusive relationship: the people and the state..."

by @ActivistEleanor

mintpressnews.com/black-lives-ma… #protest
#DC cop wears a #facemask bearing the words, #ICantBreathe…still.”
Photo by @ActivistEleanor is an example of #StruggleTheater, where people in power are #Gaslighting us into feeling like will make systemic changes to #policing

mintpressnews.com/black-lives-ma… #protests #PoliceBrutality Image
#BlackLivesMatter painted on the street means nothing when "DC’s newly proposed budget seeks a 3.3 percent increase in the #MPD budget, totaling $578 million plus $5 million for a new DC jail."
mintpressnews.com/black-lives-ma…

#PoliceReform #PoliceBrutalityPandemic #PoliceBrutality Image
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Thumper Alert!!

Mayor Bob O'Dekirk of Joliet, IL

Who is this you may ask?
Spoiler: He is a potentially corrupt mayor and formerly abusive cop!!!

Make this go viral! #Joliet #PoliceReform #BlackLivesMatter #PoliceBrutality #protests2020

[a thread]
Mayor Bob O'Dekirk said he was suspended a "couple of times" yet there is no record of his suspensions to be found in his personnel file according to Deputy Police Darrell Gavin
Same Deputy Darrell Gavin who was a police officer with Robert "Bob" O'Dekirk when he a police officer??
casetext.com/case/jackson-v…
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Thread by @isabelrodbar: Are SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence estimates biased?

threadreaderapp.com/thread/1267195…

#estimates
The Great Stagnation—or Decline and Fall? - Intercollegiate Studies Institute: Think. Live Free.

isi.org/modern-age/the…

#civilization #fall #decline
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1/Military intervention makes the situation far worse, exactly what CORRUPT agents wish!
It's a normal psychological reaction after long time unreasonable house-confinement (intentional fear&panic) by few governors that added to this tragedy
@POTUS @VP @marklevinshow @seanhannity
2/It was predictable, people got tired, frustrated& desperate because of a political decision that destroyed their lives for NOTHING (businesses, simple entertainment& pleasure, social connections …)
For few months, utmost mental& financial stresses were intentionally imposed Image
3/on people then an unforgivable mistake ignited the inflammation under ashes. NOW people feel freedom after nonsense restrictions
It’s normal response.
The goal is to separate ordinary people from CORRUPT-agents-backed MOBS who taking advantage of peaceful protest.
@NikkiHaley
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Thread. 1. Reposting these images now with the title
"Iowa Math is the #NewMath." In my original post I called these #RoundingErrors. But they are not errors. This is exactly the way the Iowa Democratic Party wants the votes to be counted. #IowaCaucus
smartelections.us/iowa-new-math
2. From my post: "Because of the way the math was done at the caucuses, many precincts wound up with an extra delegate that got 'assigned' to one of the candidates at the end of the caucus. We were able to look at worksheets from 18 precincts that were posted on Twitter." #Iowa
3. "We found a strange process where numbers below .5 were being rounded up in multiple precincts. 6 of the precincts (1/3) had the unusual 'rounding up.' Of the 6 precincts with the "rounding up" - 4 were given to Buttigieg, 2 to Biden, and 1 to Warren. #IowaCaucuses #NewMath
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Post vom #Finanzamt.

Ich soll einen Fragebogen zu meiner #Sexarbeit ausfüllen. Ich habe Fragen dazu und rufe an.

Habe das Aktenzeichen noch nicht zuende aufgesagt, da bricht am anderen Ende der Leitung schallendes Gelächter aus.

Ich: Darf ich fragen, warum Sie lachen?
(1/x)
Herr X aus dem #Finanzamt: (kichert weiter) Ach, nur so.

Ich: Nur so? Was meinen Sie damit?

Herr X: (beruhigt sich langsam) Na, ich erinnere mich noch an den "Fall".

Ich: Achja? Was ist denn der "Fall"?

Herr X: Uns im Finanzamt XY war bislang nicht bekannt, (...)
(2/x)
Herr X: ...dass Sie einem #Prostitutionsgewerbe nachgehen. Das hat uns soeben erst das Finanzamt YZ aus ihrem vorigen Wohnbezirk mitgeteilt.

Im Laufe des Gesprächs stellt sich heraus, dass der offensichtliche Grund für die Belustigung von Herr X die Tatsache ist, (...)
(3/x)
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