MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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February 2015

@snlester Great response. Litigious ISDS framework certain to create new avoidance strategies. More obscure government intervention in FDI.

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RT @snlester: “Defenders of the [ISDS] system haven’t really offered much evidence of the problem they are trying to fix.” http://t.co/JOuc…

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@snlester Will TPP members have a right to exclude ISDS as a condition of “approval” of (non-tobacco) foreign M&A’s, greenfields FDI?

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”..HRC is subject to ministerial direction” & to partisan appointment (@timwilsoncomau), but shd have a long leash::http://t.co/hDFshndh8K

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Byron had displaysia of lower right leg causing a metatarsal varus RT @oldpicsarchive: Lord Byron’s Orthopedic Bootpic.twitter.com/l7NNHDeNWZWZ

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“[I]ntervention in Libya was an abject failure, judged even by its own standards”. Another on the long tragic list::http://t.co/CkcKnwp5Nu

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iccwbo @iccwbo @USCIB Symposium has now kicked off. 6 reasons why @wto implementation matters pic.twitter.com/G9UEVGi3Av

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“Prison Sentences Much Longer than Juries Would Like”. Grist for public choice analysis of sentencing laws?::http://t.co/sqSJ35laTv

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Hope this rosy view of Shanghai free-trade zone is right. Many AUS-CHN FTA services commitments anchored there::http://t.co/JeK5t92yUK

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Brief, useful data, right approach IMO; @SincDavidson slides on tax facts, reform::http://t.co/fDufbptJtJ

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“This was a message that should have been delivered in Parliament”::http://t.co/P6144vXwrQ

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The Queen’s Governor-General cannot compose even a simple declaration in our language. “It is notified that…” Ugh!::http://t.co/k3veAc4dpV

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Abbott wants more powers but it seems snoops have already stolen SIM encryption keys to listen to your phone calls::https://t.co/Mh5t4R4Y8a

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@morvjn If you mean that now we find it easier to suspend our disbelief in murder than our disbelief in ideas as the origin of power, yep!

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Two years re-watching 150+ episodes of The West Wing. So optimistic, earnest. Such fine writing, drama. Still… the world did not change.

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“Australia has close to the most progressive redistribution system among developed nations”. Interesting data::http://t.co/k2hzD34JAi

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Most sickening thing about the Hep. A link to berries imported fm CHN is the knee-jerk protectionism of AU growers::http://t.co/pIGSahlF9y

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A teenage Leslie Gore holding a wreath. You would cry too… ::http://t.co/zoXwnvgp7b http://t.co/8vig5x5On5

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RT @snlester: Governments “shall not, by exchange action, frustrate the intent of the” GATT http://t.co/eDgwbcz5U2 So, FWIW, we have curren…

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My 2009 novel Cloud of Lies (Amazon) describes governments’ addiction to malware, snooping & effect on open Internet::http://t.co/X9N22AnsNw

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“The stupidest thing I’ve ever done is stop taking the drug”[http://t.co/IEuBKdqoBE article on ageing and rapamycin:: http://t.co/Z2dGqj8SVz

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Abbott’s unjustified $15m (cumulative) review threshold on foreign farm investment hurts, farmers, ag. bus., growth::http://t.co/xJpccnyJIY

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Wait! Google maps is only ten years old?!::http://t.co/F4QeKy464u

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“Abbott isn’t… able to repair the budget deficit, nor drive … the reforms necessary to get the economy going”:: http://t.co/XPhr7mBmb9

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Will future global economic ‘governance’ respond to, or hinder @iccwbo support for free enterprise and open markets? http://t.co/kbUxzN655i

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Incremental rice, pork quotas, beef ‘safeguard’ triggers, zombie auto duties! Is this a “21st century” trade deal!?::http://t.co/uLXUAISV4Z

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The G-20 evidently can’t do its job (navigate out of the financial markets mess) so it strikes poses. China next-up::http://t.co/pcjANNHA1p

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@kw_watson @snlester cold-filtration, a.k.a. ‘ultra-filtration’. Around for years. Coke/Nestlé make bucketsa $ fm hyped water, why not milk?

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Transformative? Alas, yes. W/out China, #TPP threatens A-Pac trade blocs. RT @dikenson: Clayton Yeutter on the #TPP: http://t.co/wgsk91L0Rg

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The 16C “time of troubles” in Russia’s national mythology; a perspective on Yeltsin, Putin and Ukraine::http://t.co/dV4wADddod

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