2020-09-17

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1. Read: UK awards border contract to firm criticised over role in US deportations

The government has awarded oversight of the UK’s post-Brexit border and customs data to Palantir, an American tech firm notorious for assisting the Trump administration’s drive to deport migrants from the US.

This is awful.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/sep/17/uk-awards-border-contract-to-firm-criticised-over-role-in-us-deportations

2. Happy birthday repair.eu

The EU right to repair campaign has been going for a year, campaigning for:

#RightToRepair

3. Listened: Revolutionary Left Radio: The Science of Covid-19: Immunobiology, Virology, and Pandemic Politics

This is a great episode of Rev Left on some of the science behind SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.

With a bonus tidbit that the CIA was responsible for an uptick in Polio in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

https://revolutionaryleftradio.libsyn.com/covid19

4. Elsewhere

4.1. In my garden

Notes that link to this note (AKA backlinks).

4.2. In the Agora

4.3. Mentions

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