Highlights: At Finance on Monday, the committee will go into closed session to discuss the city’s litigation strategy in response to the lawsuit filed by the developer of the Judge Doyle Square project. The Plan Commission continues their review of comments on the comprehensive plan on Monday. Last Thursday the PC reviewed the letter from SASY with their recommendations.
Mitt Romney (R Utah) told reporters on Wednesday evening that when House impeachment managers showed previously unreleased law enforcement footage of the Capitol riot during the day proceedings, he learned just how close he had been to the mob. In the video, Romney is shown running into Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who motions for him to turn around, as he was headed directly toward the rioters. Immediately after the attack, video was released showing Goodman diverting the mob away from the Senate chambers, and Romney told reporters he did not know that the same officer had helped him that day.
Before heading out to our public lake beaches this summer, be sure to check Public Health Madison Dane County’s page for water quality information and beach closures. The committee’s proceedings are housed here. The Urban Design Commission will have a first look at the proposal on July 17 in an informational only presentation.
Further says that he is not done and is excited for the year to come. Tells that he knows his game and he backed himself. On red ball cricket, he says he enjoyed it but was also challenging as the ball was moving in India unlike they have seen before..
But Clubhouse appears to have side stepped the censors for now.The American invite only audio app allows users to listen and participate in loosely moderated live conversations in digital “rooms”.And in recent days, Chinese internet users have filled those rooms discussing highly censored subjects such as Beijing sweeping incarceration of mostly Muslim minority Uighur communities in the far western Xinjiang region.”A young woman from mainland China just said on Clubhouse: this is my first time getting on the real internet,” Isabelle Niu, a journalist listening to a conversation, tweeted on Sunday.Taobao, a popular online marketplace used by millions daily, and other e commerce sites had membership invitations for sale with prices ranging from 10 to 100 yuan ($1.5 $15), allowing some to bypass restrictions placed on invitations.Clubhouse was launched in May last year and is currently only available on Apple devices, something only wealthier Chinese consumers can afford.It rocketed in popularity after billionaire Elon Musk participated in a conversation on the app earlier this month.Kaiser Kuo, host of the China focused Sinica Podcast, live tweeted on Sunday some of the conversations he was hearing in a room discussing the Uighur situation.He noted how Han Chinese the dominant ethnic group in China and people from the persecuted Uighur community were interacting in the space.In another instance, a participant said that he believed some of the western research on the Uighur detention camps but felt the numbers involved may have been exaggerated.Many of those listening in were fascinated by the candour of the online discussions.”I in a Taiwanese run room in Clubhouse where 4,000 Mandarin speakers including Uyghurs and Han Chinese IN CHINA, and outside are talking about. Everything,” Berlin based journalist Melissa Chan tweeted.”From surveillance, to friends who left re educations camps, to normal stuff.”On Monday, AFP listened in to conversations from Chinese diaspora, as well as individuals in Beijing, discussing whether the app would soon be blocked in China.Analysts warned Beijing may soon prevent access to the app.”The window for listening in on frank Clubhouse conversations about politics in Chinese is already closing,” said Fergus Ryan, at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute International Cyber Policy Centre.Somalia opposition cease recognising president as election row escalatesAn alliance of Somali opposition parties proposed the creation of a national council of lawmakers, opposition leaders and civil society to govern the war ravaged Horn of Africa nation after the president term expired on Monday with no clear plan for succession. The power vacuum and divisions between political leaders was a boost to the al Qaeda linked al Shabaab insurgency, a Somali security analyst warned, citing a spate of recent attacks in a relatively peaceful part of the country.