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Everyone who says "#BoThSiDeS" can shove that phrase right up their backside, because of the @GOP using the turocharged capitalist equivalent to #warlordism in #congress and #senate, holding the entire nation as hostages for their reactionary bullshit!

And this "political #instability" and "#political uncertainty" is making the #USA a worse place to invest, conduct business in or with and to have to deal with in general.
Because Ghouls like #McCornell are just being #assholes for the sake of doing so and not facing #accountability for it!
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@RickSantorum #CuomoPrimeTime #CNN Joe Biden has just proved that Donald Trump's #COVID plan is the right plan bec Joe Biden's plan is really Donald Trump's plan. There's not a dime's worth of difference between what Biden is suggesting and what Trump is already doing. It's 1/
2/ more about the message than what the plan is. I think there's actually a twist on this that could be very .. and I think Biden is reacting to the twist. As these cases go up, I think a lot of people are concerned that there WILL be another shutdown and that if they elect a
3/ Democrat.. I mean if you want to look at what Democrats will do just look at what they're doing in Europe. They want us to be more like Europe. Well, Europe is in the process of shutting down right now. I know there are a lot of single moms out there worried about their kids
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This is the #DemPartyPlatform for 2020. This section is called: Building A Fair System of International Trade for Our Worker. Only one party has a specific plan for rebuilding the great American #MiddleClass. ..the other has a loyalty pledge to a lying con man. 1/11
For too long, the global trading system has failed to keep its promises to American workers. Too many corporations have rushed to outsource jobs, and too many countries have broken their promises to be honest and transparent partners. 2/11 #DemPartyPlatform #GlobalTrade
The #COVID19 pandemic has shown the risks of relying too heavily on global supply chains, as shutdowns and shortages have created chaos for workers and consumers and made our public health response even more challenging. 3/11 #DemPartyPlatform #Shutdowns
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Please find our legal Analysis of the #Kashmir Communication Lock-down judgement pronounced yesterday by the Supreme Court of India.
#LetTheNetWork #KeepItOn #Kashmir…
In this Judgement, the court held that -
On Access to the Internet and exercise of fundamental rights: That any curtailment of internet access have to be reasonable and within the boundaries laid down by Art. 19(2) and 19(6) of the Constitution.
On Publication of Orders - The apex court directed that all orders under S.144 of Cr.P.C as well as under the Telecom Suspension Rules have to be published. This will go a long way in ensuring that the suspension orders can be challenged under Art.226 before HC. #LetTheNetWork
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Please find our statement on the Kashmir Communication Blockade Judgement pronounced by the Supreme Court today. We will continue our good fight against #InternetShutdowns

#LetTheNetWork… welcomes the judgment pronounced today by the Supreme Court in Anuradha Bhasin v Union Of India wherein the Court has directed that #shutdown orders must adhere to the principle of proportionality and must be temporary in nature. (1/8) #LetTheNetWork
In the present age, Internet is a medium that is necessary for citizens to meaningfully exercise their fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression, right to education and right to life. (2/8) #LetTheNetWork
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These are the #InternetShutdowns in #UttarPradesh right now. Please note that the list is not exhaustive and we will keep adding to it.


Please report any #Shutdowns as well as your experiences to us @NetShutdowns and @SFLCin.
We will keep this thread as information comes in.
Internet is shut in these districts as well
Lucknow, Aligarh, Varanasi, Shamli, Azamgarh, , Moradabad, Amroha, Bahraich, Rampur, Saharanpur, Bareilly, Hapur.
Please report any shutdowns @NetShutdowns and @SFLCin. #LetTheNetWork
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We have seen a growth in the number of #internetshutdowns in India since the protests against the newly introduced Citizenship amendment Act have intensified. Where Net has been restored in some cities, some cities still continue to have #internetshutdowns.
We have compiled a list of cities and districts that saw internet shutdown
-#internetshutdown imposed in #Aligarh & #Saharapur from 13th December'19 hasn't been lifted yet.
-#internetshutdown imposed in #Meerut from 15th December'19 hasn't been lifted yet.
-#internetshutdown shutdown imposed in #Azamghad and #Muzzafarnagar from 18th December & 19th December respectively hasn't been lifted yet.
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There are some unconfirmed reports that there is an #internetshutdown in #Jabalpur in MP. We are trying to confirm. Please report any #shutdowns as well as your experience with #shutdowns to us @NetShutdowns and @SFLCin. #LetTheNetWork
A user sent us this screenshot of a message that he received which announced that his mobile data has been suspended. Please report to us if you face any #shutdowns @SFLCin and @NetShutdowns. #LetTheNetWork Image
‘Internet services were suspended in Jabalpur town, while the same was done for a few hours in Bhopal, a senior officer from the police headquarters said’
Please keep sending us reports about #internetshutdown @NetShutdowns and @SFLCin. #LetTheNetWork…
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We have made a video on measures you can use during an #internetshutdown. We hope these suggestions prove useful to you. Please do report any #Shutdowns to us @NetShutdowns and @SFLCin.
Some measures that you can use during #internetshutdown -
1. Download apps like Briar and Manyverse. They are open source apps and will help you stay connected offline.
2. Withdraw enough cash before hand for emergencies as ATMs might not work during #Shutdowns. #LetTheNetWork
3. Have enough talktime in your phone to be able to make phone calls.
4. If you feel that a shutdown is forthcoming, tell your family and friends about it. Prepare a list of emergency contacts.

Most importantly, Stay Calm, don’t Panic and inform people about #internetshutdown
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