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I feel like every year I’m compelled to do this thread. But here we go again.
Which days were these? When Muhammad Ali was stripped of his boxing license for refusing to go to Vietnam? When Jackie Robinson & Larry Doby broke the color line? When Hank Aaron endured death threats b/c he beat Babe Ruth’s homerun record?... si.com/boxing/2020/04…
Maybe when Jesse Owens, the most decorated American athlete of the 1936 Olympics who faced down Nazis to win at track & field, was not allowed to go visit FDR with the white Olympic athletes when they returned home? theatlantic.com/news/archive/2…
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Well Ottawa, you asked us to write this, and here you go....

Novel Coronavirus: a cautionary tale - youth fiction edition (1/8)
As the week has progressed, we have seen case counts #CatchingFire. We wanted to let you know, as this is #Divergent from what we would like to see, and is hopefully just a #WrinkleInTime (2/8)
We know you all must be feeling like a #MazeRunner with all the twists and turns of new stages and phases, #NewMoon after moon. So, we wanted to address some #Holes you may be seeing. Let this thread be your #GoldenCompass to learn more about stopping COVID in its tracks (3/8)
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1. 🇺🇸 The future of our Republic is at stake.
Survival as a Nation.
We Rise or We Die.
We, the People.
Q

#Qanon
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What does #justice mean on a damaged planet?

Remembering the #Ogoni9, murdered on behalf of @Shell in the Niger Delta, 10 years ago.

And perhaps taking a moment to question the dominant narratives of #climateaction via Ken Saro-Wiwa's daughter, Zina.

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@Shell "The idea of ‘big E’ #Environmentalism is shaped by a certain group of thinkers in the #West. It is currently #framed predominantly through the issue of #carbon emissions, at least on an international level...

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"Rising sea levels and climate change, all desperately important and overlapping issues; but Environmentalism is a #broadchurch. The concerns of big environmental groups don’t necessarily #speak to and for #others in other parts of the #world."

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Mark Valencia—Adjunct Senior Scholar, National Institute for #SouthChinaSea Studies, Haikou, China—uses Xinhua-like language to accuse @GregPoling @CSIS @AsiaMTI of "Beating the drum for the narrative of the Chinese '#MaritimeMilitia' threat" in #IPPReview
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Valencia cited my piece with @KennedyMaritime in @ForeignAffairs, but that's a 2016 publication.

The latest is here: andrewerickson.com/2019/01/the-ch… & apdf-magazine.com/maritime-numbe….

Instead of piling on @GregPoling, let's "Seek Truth from (Many) Facts" regarding #China's #MaritimeMilitia.
And while we're at it, can those in the know give us the full scoop on #IPPReview?

"operated by International Public Policy Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-registered company which is independent of any organization"

ippreview.com/index.php/Inde…

Wording sounds rather abstract & mysterious..
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