Chirp Chirp – 06 February 2021

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Chirp Chirp – 06 February 2021

The not-so-quiet, quiet purge continues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as elements of the Kabila Regime are either rounded up or removed. This is now attracting Human Rights organizations and other African watchers.

The Bear makes a big and significant strategic blunder by PNGing European Diplomats from Germany, Poland, and Sweden who were executing their responsibilities under the Vienna Convention. Rather than dividing Europe, Russia’s emotional response just united Europe.

Are the overnight actions (aka Coup) in Myanmar of detaining civilian political leaders, the first test by the boys in Beijing, of the Biden-Harris Administration?

Chirp Chirp – 30 January 2021

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Chirp Chirp – 30 January 2021

Eyes are watching what transpires in Myanmar to see how many people of the military are honorable & will obey the will of the people. The future will hold a very fundamental question: is it about reconciliation & reconstruction or revenge?

And while no one was looking Vanuatu detains fishing ships from China and a yacht from Russia operating in their waters. Congratulations for protecting your identity and the sovereignty of your people.

Chirp Chirp – 25 January 2021

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Chirp Chirp – 25 January 2021

UNESCO reports that 2/3 of the 2020 school year will be lost to COVID19. Perhaps this will accelerate both innovation and global adoption of changes in education, driven by technology, so children can learn and colleges can produce a job ready workforce, for a change.

Scientists report that over the past 30 years an estimated 28 trillion (yes trillion) tons of ice has melted on the planet, with a melt rate 57% faster than it was 30 years ago. This will affect everyone. Act now, discuss later.

Chirp Chirp – 24 January 2021

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Chirp Chirp – 24 January 2021

According to research conducted by AU, UNICEF and EU 48% of young people feel left out of political decisions that affect them, 91% would like to have more of a say, perhaps it’s time to use tech to create participatory governance.

Goods are on the move, as an incident in a north Pacific storm, draws attention to wholesalers restocking inventory. Note: 45 vessels were anchored & waiting off Long Beach & Los Angeles, compared to 32 wtd.

Chirp Chirp – 21 January 2021

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Chirp Chirp – 21 January 2021

Taiwanese scientists are reporting that approximately 33% of their island’s coral reefs are being cooked by warming waters. Time to act is now.

Attacks by pirates grow by around 20% in West Africa in the Gulf of Guinea. The time has come for expeditionary maritime forces to sail to the Gulf to help train and protect maritime vessels.

Chirp Chirp – 06 January 2021

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Chirp Chirp – 06 January 2021

The northern regions of the Americas, Asia and Europe should prepare for erratic & episodic weather events this winter because of the polar vortex weakening & wobbling, caused by a sudden stratospheric warming event.

The value of Diplomacy is made apparent by the rapprochement and possible reconciliation between Saudi Arabia & Qatar. Congratulations to the GCC and to the leadership role played by Kuwait.

Chirp Chirp – 17 December 2020

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Chirp Chirp – 17 December 2020

Storms will get more intense and  last longer, watch Fiji as it is being slammed by a category 5 cyclone. They will need help on the other side and prayers, planning and preparation before.

Next year, look for more boycotts of the Beijing regime and company specific Alibaba, after being accused of ethnic centric face-recognition of the Uighurs.

Chirp Chirp – 02 December 2020

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Chirp Chirp – 02 December 2020

UNICEF study found that 63% of the world’s youth (ages 15-24) do NOT have internet access at home. We must not allow the class warfare of haves vs have nots that have divided nations to become generational. Instead we should use times of great disruption to drive dynamic change.

Congratulations for actions taken by New Zealand joining 32 other countries that have declared ClimateEmergency. Actions must get underway top down with enlightened leadership and bottom up through participatory governance. There is a role for everyone & everyone must have a role.

14 ocean facing countries pledge to sustainably manage their waters and will urge others to do so. Congratulations to: Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, Ghana, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Namibia, Norway, Palau, Portugal.

Chirp Chirp – 21 November 2020

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Chirp Chirp – 21 November 2020

While two successive hurricanes battered Colombia and Central America, a political hurricane appeared in Guatemala over a budget that saw reductions in health and education programs, prompting demonstrations followed by a call from the VP that he and the president should resign.

In Myanmar, the world waits to see what the military portion of the government will do, given the political party of Aung San Suu Kyi won an absolute majority in Parliament.

Chirp Chirp – 16 November 2020

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Chirp Chirp – 16 November 2020

In Myanmar, the people have spoken resoundingly in their election, by returning the political party of Aung San Suu Kyi an absolute majority in Parliament. Thus placing the ruling military government at risk. How this plays out will matter. This will make Beijing nervous.

15 countries sign the world’s largest trade agreement. Commerce creates, maintains and grows the middle class.