Northern Europe Vol.1 (universities, etc.)


https://twitter.com/CBIO15/status/1148550697895567361


https://twitter.com/Cobelab/status/1073216440319262721


https://twitter.com/DenmarkinUSA/status/941662416768774144


https://twitter.com/SITEStockholm/status/1144621574563217409


https://twitter.com/interspectral/status/1085523719005585410


https://twitter.com/UiB_HF/status/1145659478999732224
https://twitter.com/ERC_Research/status/1144266640386867200


https://twitter.com/NorwayEU/status/1004268242351935488


https://twitter.com/NATO_MARCOM/status/966947928924393473


https://twitter.com/ERC_Research/status/1144266640386867200


Rhode Island Vol.5 (University of Rhode Island)


https://twitter.com/URIGSO/status/1134075768856821760


UK Vol.132 (Post-EUref #Brexit Vol.50)


https://twitter.com/EU_Commission/status/1116151666527625216
https://twitter.com/EU_Commission/status/1116132906798387200


https://twitter.com/dw_europe/status/1116035977590530048


https://twitter.com/HouseofCommons/status/1116004754193252358


https://twitter.com/EUCouncil/status/1116008254881050625
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https://twitter.com/Politics_Oxford/status/1113066807601004545


https://twitter.com/EBRD/status/1115918674685198336


UK Vol.128 (Post-EUref #Brexit Vol.46)

https://twitter.com/ucddublin/status/1091283073365430272
https://twitter.com/ucddublin/status/1100427036508729344
https://twitter.com/ucddublin/status/1024653009303883776

https://twitter.com/EUCouncil/status/1108751301310074881
https://twitter.com/Europarl_EN/status/1108648297902821377

https://twitter.com/UKLabour/status/1107711285972688897
https://twitter.com/Stone_SkyNews/status/1108061590920802304
https://twitter.com/KingInTheNCP/status/1011366949341843457


Seafood Vol.1 (Tuna, Salmon, Trout, Shrimp)

Seafood7 European aquacultureSeafood3 TunaSeafood6 Germany tuna market sharesSeafood4 Tuna Atrantic areasSeafood1 Salmon AquacultureSeafood8 salmon-catching-nationsSeafood2 Salmon Chile Export 2012
https://twitter.com/AP2HI_/status/1101291617091088384


https://twitter.com/Wendywoo_g/status/1091627439367823360


https://twitter.com/FAOclimate/status/1092726447259701248
Seafood5 Tuna


https://twitter.com/SeafoodWatch/status/1081691294823415808


https://twitter.com/gbchefs/status/1001192888871653381
https://twitter.com/gbchefs/status/1087742686864596994


https://twitter.com/Scotland/status/1036630065814089729

https://twitter.com/wahinertraveler/status/1101213409385824256


https://twitter.com/TheDishOnOz/status/1100805432342441986


Germany Vol.11 (Conglomerate / Manufacturing – Siemens)

https://twitter.com/Siemens/status/1094256598451712000


https://twitter.com/Siemens/status/1092065205885038593


https://twitter.com/Siemens/status/1076106041971089408


https://twitter.com/Siemens/status/1065937722819387393


https://twitter.com/SiemensStiftung/status/1060454052654432256


https://twitter.com/SiemensBT/status/1070278094118899712


https://twitter.com/siemensindustry/status/1093466775549820928


https://twitter.com/SiemensGamesa/status/1092839364877520897


https://twitter.com/ParkElectrical/status/1072142406026477568
https://twitter.com/FCBayernEN/status/1085874813443493888


Pennsylvania Vol.4 (corporations)

Pennsylvania4 regions


https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1068627087525859328


https://twitter.com/Globalmeatnews/status/1070037524171628546


Arizona Vol.3 (Arizona State University)


https://twitter.com/SCNetworkAZ/status/1029469136601079808
https://twitter.com/SCNetworkAZ/status/1024764024045547520
https://twitter.com/SCNetworkAZ/status/1014256395271565313


https://twitter.com/Mayors4Climate/status/1012708529726078976


UK Vol.108 (Post-EUref #Brexit Vol.32)


[SoundCloud] Rightsup #Rightnow The View Beyond Brexit: Equality Rights in Northern Ireland After Divorce | Oxford Human Rights Hub


US Policy Changes Vol.70 (US business school professors Vol.3)

Here is a part of U.S. business schools’ tweets on economic/social/technological issues in which their professors/alumni are featured, quoted, et al. (mainly those from September to November 2017). Great stuff!
[We don’t have affiliations with these schools or people.]


https://twitter.com/Wharton/status/925441495561396226


https://twitter.com/CornellMBA/status/902259608323948545


UK Vol.104 (Post-EUref #Brexit Vol.29)


Free papers, reports, et al. Vol.6

Here are @_WorldSolutions’ RTs which include free papers, reports (citing others), voices, videos, et al.


Easter 2017

Here are articles on Easter. Excerpts are on our own.

The Economics Of Easter (4/12/2017) | Rutger Bloemenkarr @The_MarketMogul   … According to @NRFnews’s annual Easter Spending Survey, which surveyed 7411 American customers about their Easter Sunday plans at the beginning of March, the total amount that is expected to be spent in the US is $18.4bn in 2017, which is approximately $152 dollar a person. This is considered to be the highest amount in 14 years, up by about 6% compared to 2016. …consumers are expected to spend $5.8bn on food, $3.3bn on clothes, $2.9bn on gifts, $2.6bn on candy, $1.2bn on flowers, $1.1bn on decorations, and $788mn on greeting cards. … The majority of Americans, about 58% to precise, visit discount stores to purchase their gift of preference, while the remainder visit department stores (46%), local stores (26%), or online stores (27%). … Almost two out of three Americans (61%) will visit their family and/or friends for Easter, 57% will cook a holiday-oriented meal, a majority visit church (52%), and a small portion go to a restaurant (17%). Additionally, more than one-third of the consumers surveyed (35%) are expected to have a so-called Easter egg hunt. Lastly, 16%…  According to @smallbiztrends…

Easter in Canada | @dgreetings   … – Eggs are forbidden during Lent but after fasting they are consumed mixed with maple syrup. Also special Easter passion plays and songs are performed at the major theatres and community halls of the major cities of Canada.    – A typical Canadian Easter is characterized by its mouthwatering and sumptuous recipes of ‘Maple Baked Beans’, ‘Potatoes Nicoise’, ‘Cape Breton Scones’ and apple tart. Thus, Easter in Canada is an event worth enjoying for its wide festive activities.

The Easter Egg Hunt, the Economy and the New Game (6/4/2015) | @LearntSchool @HuffPostUK   … @charliehoehn,@FreeRangeHumans,@ajjuliani …

Britain to benefit from 1.8 per cent boost to economy this Easter:  BRITAIN’S economy will grow by 1.8 per cent this year according to upgraded forecasts from the EY ITEM Club, thanks to a recovery in global trade. (9/4/2017) | Geoff Ho @Daily_Express    Easter: Quarter of UK Christians do not believe in the resurrection of Jesus Christ, survey reveals (11/4/2017)     Irish business owners urged to be vigilant this Easter (13/4/2017) | Robert McHugh @BusinessWorldIE

Canberra’s experts divided over economics of Easter holidays (10/4/2017) | @DavidTuckwell3 @The_RiotACT   … According to @CBRBusiness, the territory’s top business lobby, the effect can be negative as public holidays mean penalty rates, and penalty rates mean unemployment. “Generally speaking, penalty rates on public holidays make businesses think staying open on a public holiday is just not viable,”… “Some businesses – particularly small businesses – look at their cost of operation compared to potential income and think it’s not commercially viable to open.” … “The problem with this entire penalty rates debate is the ‘fallacy of composition’,” says @MattGrudnoff, an economist at @TheAusInstitute, a left-leaning think tank based in Civic. … According to Professor Phil Lewis, an economist at @UniCanberra, there are both moral and economic considerations to keep in mind. “If you have a public holiday, employers who pay the award will be obliged to pay $45 an hour for a person on the lowest wage. …some businesses will stay open, especially family-owned businesses, as family members won’t demand penalty rate…

Retailers baffled by Easter trading laws (11/4/2017) | Matthew Theunissen @nzherald   … A recent law change gave local councils the authority to permit Easter Sunday trading and 25 mostly smaller councils have so far taken up the option. … Five councils have continued with the the ban while all major centres are yet to reach decisions. Shops which open in the restricted areas risk a prosecution and $1000 fine. … There are exemptions to the Easter trading laws, and some of them are quite unusual. Dunedin’s Carnegie Centre has an exemption to sell arts, crafts, children’s toys and books on Easter Sunday. “Toys and books sold only while performances happening on the mezzanine floor,”… In Nelson, crafts can be sold “whenever Founders Park is open”. @nelsoncitynz has been approached for clarification on whether this means any shop can sell crafts while the park is open, or only shops within the park. A clearer definition of “crafts” was also sought from the council. … Other exemptions include dairies, service stations, takeaways, bars, restaurants and cafes, duty-free stores and shops providing services rather than selling goods, such as a hairdresser. … The industry had fought hard to get the exemption and Odering could not understand why it didn’t include Friday, too. … Since 1992, Odering said the his business had paid in excess of $20,000 in fines, Department of Labour Fees and court costs because they had refused to shut shop over Easter. @RetailNZ spokesman… @MBIEgovtnz data shows that prosecutions for shops illegally opening over Easter steadily declined from 63 in 2006, to 34 in 2008, 28 in 2010, 25 in 2012, 0 in 2014 and 3 in 2016. …

Easter to bring a million foreign tourists to Netherlands (4/13/2017) | Janene Pieters   About 950 thousand foreign tourists will spend Easter weekend in the Netherlands, according to calculations by @NBTC. “It is expected to be very busy”, a spokesperson said to @NOS. “In comparison with last year, we expect 100 thousand more tourists.” Most foreign visitors come from Germany, about 600 thousand. And over 200 thousand Belgians are expected to visit this weekend. …increasing since 2009… Last year 15.8 million foreigners visited our country. This can partly be attributed to the recovering economy in Europe and America. And due to the weak euro, it is relatively cheap for non-euro countries to visit the Netherlands on holiday. The threat of terrorist attacks in European cities such as Paris and Brussels also…

Norwegian Easter Traditions   … In old times, people would climb mountains on Easter Sunday morn to watch the sunrise as they thought the sun danced with joy for the resurrection of Christ.  It is suggested that this could have started the Norwegian habit of ‘going up the mounatins’ at Easter time.  This day was also a day to predict the weather for the Summer.  If it was a good day then the Summer would be good too.  If there was frost the night before the Sunday then the Summer would come late.  For some reason, the Bunad is not worn during Easter. Easter Sunday breakfast is a grand affair.  Anything and everything is put on the table, cured meats and especially eggs – boiled, scrambled, fried, (and even fish eggs!), you name it.  The boiled eggs are often dyed or painted before eating.  Traditionally the Winter stores are low from the long Winter, so there is not much cooking or baking, especially compared to Christmas time.  However, egg dishes are in abundance, especially when there has been a lot of egg decorating with lots of leftover whites and yolks.  Pancakes are also a popular treat at Easter. … The Easter egg hunt is a common tradition around the world and in Norway children look for a brightly decorated paper eggshell filled with small lollies.  The eggs used to be real chicken eggs…

Easter | @denmarkdotdk   …most Danes regard Easter as a holiday. A national survey in 2000 showed that 48% of the Danes attached particular importance to the family spending time together during Easter and 37% regarded it as a holiday; only 10% mentioned ‘attending Church’ and ‘the Christian message’ as the main feature of Easter. … Many homes and shops are decorated for Easter in green and yellow, especially with new-leaved branches and daffodils. The main symbol of Easter is still the egg. The eggs used for decoration may be ordinary hen’s eggs which have been blown out and coloured or they may be imitation eggs or various kinds of sugar and chocolate eggs. Other decorations include small artificial hens and chickens and gradually also the Easter hare, which formerly was almost exclusively common in the areas by the German border. There is a unique Danish Easter tradition, viz. the custom of sending teaser letters. In the weeks before Easter especially children cut out elaborate letters, on which they write a so-called teaser verse. The letter is anonymous, but signed with a number of dots corresponding to the number of letters in the sender’s name, so that the recipient has a chance of guessing who sent it. The pledge is a chocolate Easter egg redeemed at Easter. The letter is accompanied by a snowdrop, which is regarded as the first flower of the year. …

Easter in Sweden (4/12/2017) | @Sweden_Belgrade   …most people celebrate it at home with their families and relatives. … Nowadays, eggs are a favourite accompaniment to the dish of pickled herring that is the centrepiece of most Swedes’ Easter meals. And few associate the omnipresent birch twigs − nowadays decorated with brightly coloured feathers − with the suffering of Christ. Easter has its own rituals. Children dress up as Easter witches; clad in discarded clothes, gaily coloured headscarves and red-painted cheeks, they go from house to house in the neighbourhood and present the occupants with paintings and drawings in the hope of getting sweets in return. Having consumed all these sweets, they are then given Easter eggs filled with yet more. … A traditional Easter lunch is likely to consist of different varieties of pickled herring, cured salmon and Jansson’s Temptation (potato, onion and pickled anchovies baked in cream). … At dinner, people eat roast lamb with potato gratin and asparagus, or some other suitable side dish.


World Vol.3 (Indexes & Statistics)

cf. U.S.


Norway Vol.3 (Non-antibiotics aquaculture)

cf.