Working with the team who has to seize all these #1MDB assets around the globe must be an interesting experience.
Also a shout-out to the bankers at #BSI who did *not* take the dirty money!
Interesting policy brief from the #piie on Germany's new "National Industrial Strategy 2030": https://piie.com/publications/policy-briefs/return-economic-nationalism-germany
A good reminder that #EconomicNationalism is not limited to Trump's America.
Also ich finde hier schon mindestens zwei inhaltliche Fehler...
Interesting interview (and presumably interesting book, too, although I haven't read it yet). I think she is a bit too aggressive in some areas; I don't buy her story that this was planned by Google & Co., I think it happened by accident and the players themselves don't know how to react.
Insbesondere lesenswert ist auch der Kasten unten zur Mechanik der Handelsbilanz und warum #Export-Überschüsse gleich Abfluss von Investitionen sind... auch für Deutschland relevant.
NEW: Neither investigative reporter #JanKuciak nor his fiancée Martina Kusnirova, noticed they were being watched or had any idea they were being targeted.
A year ago, both were shot and killed in their new home. This is how it happened.
"Auf Dauer wird das Lohnniveau für immer grössere Bevölkerungsschichten sinken müssen": https://www.nzz.ch/finanzen/auf-dauer-wird-das-lohnniveau-fuer-immer-groessere-bevoelkerungsschichten-sinken-muessen-ld.1460313
Ich frage mich schon auch: in Ländern wie der #Schweiz ist es faktisch gar nicht mehr möglich, die Zinsen deutlich zu erhöhen, weil dann sofort enorm breite Bevölkerungskreise die #Zinsen ihrer #Hypotheken nicht mehr bedienen könnten... #economics
Okay, something is really wrong with our society...
„#France faces a typical #Facebook revolution“. I am the first to admit how blind I was... in the early days we all thought by liberating the voice of the people the Internet would support democracy and liberty... but apparently it only liberates anger and hate. Are we humans really that bad at civility?
@orbit Well, the article is about a very explicit case of "fake news" which has nothing to do with an "opponent opinion". If you're making up stuff you're not providing an "opponent opinion", you're just making stuff up. There can be value in alternative media, I'm not denying this, but this is not it.
As a sidenote, I'm not sure about your assessment on the migration pact. Spahn's controversy is on the front-page of Tagesschau.de right now, which I wouldn't exactly call "alternative media".
How lies become truth in online America: http://washingtonpost.com/national/nothing-on-this-page-is-real-how-lies-become-truth-in-online-america/2018/11/17/edd44cc8-e85a-11e8-bbdb-72fdbf9d4fed_story.html?tid=pm_pop
And now what...? What does this tell us? What should we do about it? I think it's an interesting vignette, but honestly I don't really know what this means and what the right answer to all this is...
@rommudoh Yes, that is really unfortunate about Posteo... They say it is because if you link your own domain, you won't be pseudonymous to them anymore, which would somehow defeat their unique selling proposition... But still, even if you don't care about pseudonymity that much, they would still just be a very good email provider. :)
On the other hand, Mailbox.org is really awesome as well, and for my own domains I also use them, so it's a bit like choosing between heaven and paradise. ;)
But then... I posted my first tweet, and I got locked out *again* for "suspicious behaviour", but this time I would have to need to submit a mobile phone number...
As I don't want to do this, my #Twitter experience started and ended within about 4 minutes.
I guess they are by now *really* paranoid about all kinds of political bots.
Ok, so I wanted to set-up a #Twitter account, as unfortunately there are many people you can only engage with over there. Before I could even set a password, it told me I exhibited "suspicious behaviour" violating the "Twitter Rules" and locked my account until I completed a Google ReCAPTCHA... ok, so far so good...