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Daniel Aldana Cohen @aldatweets Philly/NYC/São Paulo

Sociology prof @Penn. Director @SC2_Collab. A Planet to Win (Verso 2019) Street Fight (Princeton UP 2021). #HomesGuarantee #HotBotheredClimate US/Brazil he/him

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And then we want the package that deals with the racial economy that pins Black people to the bottom of the US hier… https://t.co/NO2fcTfajt
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6/7
2020
As a historian of social movements in the U.S., I am hard pressed to think of any time in the past when we have had… https://t.co/zQpGNYn53v
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenFor the record, official black unemployment (U3) is the worst it has been in 36 years. If we count mismeasurement +… https://t.co/hkexpKo0xQ
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenThe history of fossil fuels is a history of white supremacy and no LinkedIn post from BP's CEO is gonna change that… https://t.co/5XDU650Ap7
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenWest Philly under military occupation right now! https://t.co/ERwMt1Wp3q
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenThe crowd in Philly is...unfathomable? I can’t even guess. Unbelievable. https://t.co/02ZIcyTXW5
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenMarx, 1844: "Confronted with the initial outbreak of the Silesian revolt no man who thinks or loves the truth could… https://t.co/YooqvSV7v5
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6/6
2020
2 of the police officers charged with aiding and abetting the murder of George Floyd were previously students in th… https://t.co/CkuCzshgsf
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @SorenHough @AbbyCScience @PhillyDSA Fair. I see Bernie as moving in an increasingly anti-racist direction since 20… https://t.co/BG6kn7z4QL @SorenHough @AbbyCScience @PhillyDSA The campaign was far from perfect! I agree it could and should have been a lot… https://t.co/htjowLdG1R @SorenHough @AbbyCScience @PhillyDSA FWIW I think this terrible statement runs contrary to what the Bernie campaign… https://t.co/a21Ml4Wj8B @nathanwall03674 @triofrancos @leontinelippman Agreed, ty for that @nathanwall03674 @triofrancos @leontinelippman On the specific question of the civil war, Marx was an avid support… https://t.co/RA8S7lllfSColorblind socialism isn’t socialismJust going to comment here- some DSA factions use the Job Guarantee as a cudgel to try and sweep away the need for… https://t.co/RR9modSpMu
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @weisbergm @samfbiddle @nickturse Yep. Now it’s just petitions and get out the vote 🤷🏻‍♂️ @samfbiddle @nickturse The Pentagon has fully moved on to Gen Z. We millennials are old news 😞That would be consistent w these cops not lifting a finger to help an old man lying prostrate w blood leaking out o… https://t.co/j94kVL4rS8 @yfreemark My reply: I agree w all of this, and shouldn’t we paint dedicated bus lanes w everywhere, to run more bu… https://t.co/D527JyonZF @rgunns @PUSHBuffalo You Have no Idea I am trying not loose it rn Martin was a true Ally and he fought with us for… https://t.co/TezOQxzuPs
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen.@PUSHBuffalo is at the forefront of climate and worker justice and has done an amazing job pushing for reinvestmen… https://t.co/U8z6SuvB1I
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenTrump's executive order on fossil fuel infrastructure is straight up environmental racism in the middle of a pandem… https://t.co/qxHhZ962uj
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @CaseyBerk @x3Marcela_ Yes! @x3Marcela_ is great!Only a few more #8cantwait reforms and policing in your city can be as racially equitable as *checks notes* Baltimo… https://t.co/gNI2lcGx7b
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenI like the focus on geographies of econ development. Where do we put out resources? How are distant struggles conne… https://t.co/GtnLd3mAsl"To save the planet, a Green New Deal has to transform our entire society. Part of that transformation must include… https://t.co/J0nDPZOo6H"George Floyd was not killed by a mine-resistant truck — George Floyd was killed by a police officer in ordinary ge… https://t.co/glqs9pOds3
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @sejordt 12/ Police tactics and tools can make matters worse. The technology for deploying tear gas is advancing fa… https://t.co/E99KXvSmUD
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @pilargonalons @juliaflynch Congrats!!!! Love this news!.@PhillyMayor Jim Kenny: —takes down statue of racist predecessor Wants to: —increase police funding —slash fund… https://t.co/w35hOafcohEverything about the Vallejo police killing of Sean Monterrosa is horrifying + this is based on the dept's own desc… https://t.co/waxs5n6fDY
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenThis video from Philly today is absolutely sickening. They’re literally cracking skulls with clubs. https://t.co/mIRzI2SgXI
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenI’m in the Bronx tonight for #FTP4 — the first #GeorgeFloydNYC protest organized by @decolonize_this. Dozens of cop… https://t.co/Ln49p5IBm6
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenMaryland spends more than $2 billion a year on the State Police and correctional system. As a point of comparison,… https://t.co/g77E3VwhVL
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenSuch a plain spoken, simple formula but why has it never worked? Obama writes these thought exercises as if were ne… https://t.co/jWBdm4FAtI
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenA progressive challenger was attacked for calling to defund the police. She won anyway. https://t.co/3uN21Z8bIf I… https://t.co/xGef1t1EyQ
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenWe need to combat this virus with everything we have to heal this sick nation. https://t.co/XaHKe9uC89
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenWhile we need to stake out bold stands against racism and for stronger, deeper anti-racist climate policies, this i… https://t.co/Vpng2uXYwaWe need to move beyond statements of solidarity, defund racist institutions like the police, and reinvest those res… https://t.co/lzAPexCXgl
6/5
2020
"We are living with the consequences of accepting the counterinsurgency prescriptions of the Kerner Commission whil… https://t.co/hTvlNxFH9MWhen the NYT starts publishing op-eds calling for violent proletarian revolution, then we can debate whether publis… https://t.co/4uCJNTnK0s @JocelynGPerry @HannahRKeyser @zivjeli @lamamourad @marianne_fp @eriklg @mchorowitz @weisbergm @jackiebchipotlehttps://t.co/b0az0tOcriI am not giving to the Red and Blue Fund when @Penn continues to fund the violent police department in Philadelphia… https://t.co/NoCTh2fvXj
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen#DefundTheNYPD isn’t enough. We need to #TaxTheRich to redistribute not single digit billions, but 10s of billions… https://t.co/PWCRN58Wy9
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen200+ climate justice & environmental groups endorse @Mvmnt4BlkLives' Week of Action & demands to #DefendBlackLife &… https://t.co/9qsi9oNAoQ
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen⚠️And especially now that the CURRENT @NYCComptroller Scott Stringer has boldly ALREADY WROTE @NYCMayor TODAY to… https://t.co/acE9Hup5VM
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen#DefundPolice for a Just Transition. Thanks to @aldatweets and @KateAronoff for talking with me. Don't mind the pi… https://t.co/rR3FHiREdr
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @MarkVinPaul So excited for this! We. Need. This. Book.Climate justice is racial justice is housing justice. I'm thrilled to see support for the Green New Deal for Public… https://t.co/GNHe7WgEHn
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenWhat is the GND for Public Housing? See our massive report w @DataProgress @SC2_Collab + @McHargCenter. Would creat… https://t.co/DgVjb77SF5I had a tiny role in shaping this. I want to express my appreciation to the team's leadership for encouraging us al… https://t.co/Y8tD18e0QxClimate justice is racial justice is housing justice. I'm thrilled to see support for the Green New Deal for Public… https://t.co/GNHe7WgEHnIf we want to understand income differences in the US, we need to recognize the key role that racial inequality pla… https://t.co/j09r5YhKlR
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenPeople stuck in traffic are witnessing NYPD beat up folks on their way home. https://t.co/AkUGPQQOIf
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6/4
2020
Philly: massive protests + police brutality; likely just elected 2 socialist challengers to machine incumbents; mas… https://t.co/9M8dWZMnWUThere are ~23 million black Americans who are *already* deeply concerned about the #ClimateCrisis. (MILLION!) Woul… https://t.co/3ZA161V70W
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenThe sound of corporate Dem machines shattering is the music I need to hear rn 🌹🎶 https://t.co/ueXt7c6mH5 @car1ygoodman That's a good point! Probably also not supposed to bring un-identified soldiers into the heart of DC… https://t.co/B5r4JEU6vv @car1ygoodman !!! I here to be your RA on this topic https://t.co/aX7h505L1t https://t.co/C9Q0UXsbutThis is Washington, DC right now. There is vigil being led by clergy. And countless national guard and other soldi… https://t.co/5ukt7lce4A
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenThat was my green card interview, but substitute Communist Party for the rightwing fascists You really don't know… https://t.co/v7KOUYiRII @jmijincha It's like a hostage situation. I don't want to develop Stockholm Syndrome. And then I remember, I can just walk out the doorApparently I'm not the only one... https://t.co/z2QuLvAVGHThere's something wrong w me, I keep coming back, only to end up here again https://t.co/8JnAzTyAt0Pretty sure I remember someone famous saying, during a primary, "They have money, we have people" "Farnese raised… https://t.co/9eeu06TTcqVotes are still being counted, but it looks like we earned a great win ystrday. Thank u to THOUSANDS who contribute… https://t.co/vqiFiRzciE
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenAnd down-ballot the left is defined by movement-backed insurgents like @kendraforphilly @NikilSaval @Janeese4DC +… https://t.co/fKM83sKRHtHere in our own district, in Mount Vernon, police were caught on tape admitting that they framed innocent black peo… https://t.co/XRdhAbvqc7
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenIn one minute and twenty one seconds this protester explains: (1) how deepening economic desperation feeds into the… https://t.co/8LEZNehKzy
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @fabiorojas Police tolerance is not the same thing as a covenant! At all. Occupy was not negotiated w cops, this is… https://t.co/yyUnFlb7GXA peaceful "convenant" between police and activists has not applied to any of the major disruptions in New York in… https://t.co/G9pZeIwS82.@NikilSaval looks pretty likely to prevail. Thread from @sixtysixwards https://t.co/MWTkpuW1gE https://t.co/xkCi9qwflD @DustinMulvaney Congrats!!!! Love this newsCongratulations to my sister Reps @SummerForPA @Danielle_4PA & @Innamo on winning their races last night! ❤️🔥
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @Janeese4DC Congrats @Janeese4DC! So thrilled you won thisThe people of Ward 4 are ready for a leader who will put people first. All DC voting centers are reporting result… https://t.co/7mviOG95YX
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @OXIOXIForever @KeeangaYamahtta @NikilSaval Did I write, the Philly DSA elected Nikil Saval? I didn't write Philly… https://t.co/eT2IbneeyG @jackalexcahill @NikilSaval https://t.co/Q5IXCwjCBGAnd @SummerForPA crushing her re-election! Huge win for anti-racist, anti-fracking left in the Pittsburgh area https://t.co/a2yP6U6Rjl.@NikilSaval having a hell of a night so far, though there are still loads of mail-ins to count. He campaigned on… https://t.co/mn3MNecb9FAsked who they’re with, these guys say only that they’re with “The Department of Justice.” https://t.co/ciVDtP8ndk
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen @greenprofgreen @JooBilly Accept. Absence makes the heart grow fonder! When we come back will be 👻
6/3
2020
Defund the police *Lifetime risk of being killed by the police in the United States by sex and race–ethnicity for… https://t.co/oAP3y4QCfPWhat is happening in our city right now is absolutely insane, with police trapping and teargassing peaceful protest… https://t.co/AfE083900K
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohenhttps://t.co/CphW3VGwWShuge congregation of agitated white people with bats, golf clubs and billy clubs. n-words flying. overheard: “I’m r… https://t.co/nQxa268aWK
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenUS government spending on police, prison & law courts vs. spending on cash (and quasi-cash) welfare, 1970-2018 https://t.co/fBUaTKB31i
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenProtesting lethal police violence and impunity during a pandemic isn't irresponsible. It's brave. Indiscriminate… https://t.co/qa9gKX1uhD
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohenthis is just insane: there’s a curfew in philly right now, and there’s a gang of white people with bats and other w… https://t.co/WZkP5xlPSK
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana Cohen"Native American communities face structural + historical obstacles related to settler colonial legacies that make… https://t.co/Q78yb6ACC7Eco-apartheid isn't just an abstract structure, it's active white violence from the state, and from below https://t.co/Zco4tFmeYk
6/2
2020
In these grim times, here is a powerful, beautifully produced interview with Ruthie Gilmore on racial capitalism, p… https://t.co/rXm38ZN4j7
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenVine St. Expressway, Philly. THEY ARE LITERALLY TRAPPED. https://t.co/1uV8ydoXF4
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenThe United States of America https://t.co/jbAP9vvUfZNo time to update the chyrons for mounted police and rubber bullets https://t.co/UJzVbQDrKVEven tho you're ready for the movie to fuse w CNN, you're not ready https://t.co/dGdXQdc85zDuring a public health crisis, Philly is proposing a $14M budget increase for police while slashing city services.… https://t.co/rK650nWduK
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenApropos of nothing, here's some of my own work showing that red and blue state governments have been pursuing very… https://t.co/7bPFis2dlw
Retweeted by Daniel Aldana CohenThe entire fracking industry was built w government-backed cheap credit after the 2008 financial crisis. The US c… https://t.co/gKrIcK2iP8
6/1
2020

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