Show Notes 08-01-2018

Wednesday show notes 08-01-18

UN resolution on migration
I have the honour to transmit a letter dated 11 July 2018 from H.E. Mr. Juan José
Gómez-Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico and H.E. Mr. Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland, co-facilitators of the intergovernmental consultations and negotiations on issues related to the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the intergovernmental conference, as well as their preparatory process, conveying the final text of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.
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Neutral Platform: Twitter Shrugs as Verified Account Calls Melania Trump ‘Hoebag,’ ‘Hooker
Mark Roberts, a congressional candidate in Oregon, suggested Monday that First Lady Melania Trump is a sex worker — and as the post has gone mega-viral on Twitter, the Silicon Valley company’s inaction provides a clear view of how its “hate speech” rules are selectively enforced only against conservatives and populists.
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It didn’t take long after Facebook claimed on Tuesday to have found and removed nearly three dozen accounts “involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior” for talk-radio icon Rush Limbaugh to detect the scent of spin.
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Painting of Trump team ‘Crossing the Swamp’ touches off social media frenzy
Maybe it’s John Bolton clutching a gun. Maybe it’s Mike Pompeo setting down his binoculars to stare into the distance. Maybe it’s the gators. But a newly unveiled painting meant to depict President Trump and his team navigating the Washington “swamp” has something for everyone.
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One of the green energy companies tied to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) received billions in government-backed loans before laying off thousands during the early part of the Obama administration.
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