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Alex Dueben @alexdueben Hartford, CT

Writer, Critic, Storyteller. @believermag @TheBrooklynRail @ComicsJournal @LAReviewofBooks @The_Millions @The_Rumpus #amwriting He/him. alex.dueben at gmail

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We've made Henry Dumas's "The Marchers" and collection ECHO TREE available on our site ✨ for free download today,✨… https://t.co/KJj8BBF3Je
Retweeted by Alex DuebenWhite people on this website will go to great lengths to understand nazis but cannot look at the black folks they w… https://t.co/Ks27MQEN4v
Retweeted by Alex DuebenYou can always count on police to prove the case against police. https://t.co/SDwyrwraXy
Retweeted by Alex Dueben“You took an oath to uphold the law and defend the citizens without fear or favor," said Vimes. "And to protect the… https://t.co/QsH1ZbJcx0
Retweeted by Alex DuebenTHREAD. Please start paying attention to these slogans, because they have a meaning and purpose. Notice that Trump… https://t.co/2NPWxR0GoW
Retweeted by Alex Dueben“I Think We’re All Scrambling”: An Interview With Gene Luen Yang https://t.co/vJiuEpU8GS interview by @alexdueben
Retweeted by Alex DuebenICYMI: @alexdueben spoke with Ezra Claytan Daniels about his (now Eisner-nominated) collaboration with Ben Passmore… https://t.co/IHtgQ2LT7g
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @heldermira It's startling to see the 180. (Not surprising, but still, startling)Our job as improvisers is to listen, respond, and react. Sea Tea Improv is tired of seeing Black Americans have to… https://t.co/Hr19yZymlu
Retweeted by Alex DuebenSmash Pages Q&A: @TylerChinTanner @MattMinerXVX @ericpalicki discuss their Kickstarter campaign for the science fic… https://t.co/gtAr1CreWS
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe bill that makes lynching a federal hate crime, finally, is not a law yet. @RandPaul is the one Senator holding… https://t.co/x7mUqgcNAP
Retweeted by Alex Duebenit is a strange kind of whiplash to go from reading revolutionary-era critiques of police power -- where people arg… https://t.co/FxpSsJdbgv
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe subtext of a lot of the “how to be a good ally” stuff is that a lot of liberal white folks still have pretty se… https://t.co/1asCptJvFA
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @seanforscience @nytopinion They publish great writers and important stories. And do essential work. The op-ed side… https://t.co/R51MxLIFcqReminder of what they said about MLK when he was alive. https://t.co/RT2zjPA7H9
Retweeted by Alex Dueben“Washington” is home to monuments & federal buildings The District is home to 700K of the best, most energized, ac… https://t.co/OupN1sOqem
Retweeted by Alex DuebenLet me show y’all the love that’s happening right now in downtown LA. Not what the media will show us. The streets… https://t.co/gyQeHLHEb6
Retweeted by Alex DuebenTake it from an Iranian from a radical family that has been a leader in every major resistance movement in Iran...s… https://t.co/w9Uf0nQ9Rl
Retweeted by Alex DuebenNEW: In secret recordings, police officers in Mount Vernon, NY say their colleagues framed innocent people again an… https://t.co/18dz1gbmTS
Retweeted by Alex DuebenTHERE IT IS..... Trump and Barr are patrolling DC with federal prison guards trained to deal with prison riots and… https://t.co/2kLp40IMmp
Retweeted by Alex DuebenWe believe in transparency, this is the proposed ~$46 Million budget for Hartford PD for next year. We are especial… https://t.co/6PWzXivg6q
Retweeted by Alex DuebenIs there anything more phony in American politics today than the sneering faux anti-elitism of Tom Cotton (Harvard,… https://t.co/mJffDD6yVH
Retweeted by Alex DuebenOne final point: Today is the 31st anniversary of the start of the #TiananmenSquareMassacre, when Chinese troops, c… https://t.co/eJoAyPDi8t
Retweeted by Alex Duebenone thing you could read instead of the fascist op-ed is my colleague @letsgomathias’s account of what it looks lik… https://t.co/LYKhWctrih
Retweeted by Alex DuebenIt is outrageous that one man, Rand Paul, has BLOCKED Congress from final passage of the Emmett Till Antilynching A… https://t.co/154dWIWV3W
Retweeted by Alex DuebenCan we get #FireJamesBennet trending? If the paper of record did that, the @nytopinion section would improve - AND… https://t.co/9jfmAdBbBwLet me say this: There are no two sides to injustice. There is injustice and there is injustice. There is no debate… https://t.co/5YSq7Ddxdn
Retweeted by Alex DuebenTo publish this op-ed on the anniversary of Tiananmen Square, when people across this country are calling for justi… https://t.co/W5cV2NqhjLDC is denied representation in the House and Senate Congress routinely interferes with the decisions of DC voters… https://t.co/X7Hpglz5ge
Retweeted by Alex Dueben"Abolish the Police" is a concept that seems impossible to a lot of people when they first hear it so to break it down for anyone skeptical:
Retweeted by Alex DuebenFolks. The blocks around 1600 Penn Ave are the most monitored in the world. On top of that, a thousand iPhones are… https://t.co/WljCS6kJoE
Retweeted by Alex DuebenRest in power Breonna Taylor, an emergency room technician murdered by police in her own bed https://t.co/cjcZwz3Ps2
Retweeted by Alex DuebenMattis and Will both invoked Nazis in their criticisms of the Trump Administration. They aren't leftist radicals.
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6/4
2020
Hospital staff come out to applaud #GeorgeFloyd protestors in New York - demonstrators shout back ‘Thank You’. https://t.co/1BBLiL04JT
Retweeted by Alex Dueben“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” ― Cesar A. Cruz Someone put red paint on th… https://t.co/YNhq5mjOu5
Retweeted by Alex DuebenA great read for anyone interested in going beyond a simplistic understanding of police and military as a fandom of… https://t.co/x0dJj9KtjM
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @shallowbrigade Exactly. Similar to "it was just a joke"Author of the bestselling new book on Churchill: https://t.co/2hl9GT50ii
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThis cartoon is not a remnant from 1960 - it was published today by Rupert Murdoch's flagship "quality" newspaper T… https://t.co/vxcZcZfvBc
Retweeted by Alex DuebenA personal piece I worked on over the weekend, to keep my head together. #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/CimOVl2jW0
Retweeted by Alex DuebenMe, briefly, on why I hope my City Council colleagues will join me and Councilwoman @WizBermudez in reducing the bu… https://t.co/lQO50gN0x1
Retweeted by Alex DuebenTrump’s Mar-a-Lago Buddy Used His “Shadow” Sway Over the VA to Promote His Comic Book Empire https://t.co/9Mt2JtB2cc @iarnsdorf
Retweeted by Alex DuebenEvery dollar that @CUNY is supposedly short should come from the NYPD budget. Hard to calculate the enormous net value to the City.
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @queendeedeeart Beautiful (no surprise) @OsmanLadan @PoetryFound @poetrymagazine It took forever for them to stop. When I think about the resources they ha… https://t.co/hNV82fKAm5 @OsmanLadan @PoetryFound @poetrymagazine And they spent a lot of time and effort and energy defending and justifying that poem94% of US public school teachers regularly spend their own money on school supplies. when was the last time you hea… https://t.co/tuTll8VbOm
Retweeted by Alex DuebenYour reminder that Congress banned the export of tear gas to Hong Kong police last year in a show of solidarity wit… https://t.co/1BfJAoJvw6
Retweeted by Alex DuebenI just wanna say this is bullshit. over the last 20 years on any other case, if someone is killed while a group is… https://t.co/MabGFDtgj3
Retweeted by Alex DuebenNow seems to be policy. People who are apparently federal law enforcement have removed all identification and refus… https://t.co/4VrP27vzG7
Retweeted by Alex DuebenImagine if most workers had even half the employment protections that cops do.
Retweeted by Alex DuebenHey comics people. Another great way to show solidarity is to not support the creators who made it abundantly clear… https://t.co/gz43fH19Mh
Retweeted by Alex DuebenOne not so minor detail that has largely gone overlooked—since when does the Attorney General have the authority to… https://t.co/id2GBNCqTQ
Retweeted by Alex DuebenCharles Burnett is one of the world's greatest living filmmakers. And he has sadly made far too few films. When you… https://t.co/BhLWM6FVhOFor anyone going out today NYPD has sonic cannons. Bring cotton balls if you can, move sideways to get out of range.
Retweeted by Alex DuebenDisney famously sued a daycare over murals featuring their characters. How about suing police departments who’ve… https://t.co/CiQT4mOsxV
Retweeted by Alex DuebenSmash Pages Q&A: @saracentury and @se_fleenor from @BitchesonComics talk with @alexdueben about 'Decoded,' a daily… https://t.co/9nEUS5gbII
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @mooncalfe1 Very badPolice Didn’t Spend Millions On Awesome Tank Just To Let Protests Stay Peaceful https://t.co/ZsC4Xc6Pcj https://t.co/G2SM6JtVAT
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @tara_abell My pleasure. I mean by this point it's hard to say anything about his work except roll our eyes and try to not puke.Why are people scared of the riots and looting? The flu kills way more people every year.
Retweeted by Alex Duebenfrancisco jose de goya y lucientes did not do a series of over eighty works depicting the militarized-occupation of… https://t.co/kUgYYF7iDx
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @tara_abell I love "low-rent Mallard Fillmore" - best critique of his work yet @cheryllynneaton A friend who lived in France told me once, they like us (meaning African-Americans) but they hate people who look like us.Reminder. https://t.co/223q2N7DuG
Retweeted by Alex DuebenWe’ve taken Hollywood Blvd. Thousands of us, for George Floyd, for Black Lives. With love and peace. Show these ima… https://t.co/RGnnhkR6Wg
Retweeted by Alex Duebenthe power of understatement https://t.co/7WgFtqqEWa
Retweeted by Alex DuebenNEW: The scowling. The poorly staged shows of strength. The conjuring of internal enemies. The paramilitary clashes… https://t.co/KkmkSa64Oy
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @MichaelRStrain It is absurd and ridiculous. Sadly, it does not go without saying.You shouldn’t have more Black Lives Matter posts than you have Black employees.
Retweeted by Alex DuebenIf any Hartford folks are looking for a way to make effective change to the police system in our city - one way to… https://t.co/0i4SkyXJNC
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @heldermira Admittedly I rarely went there (I avoid Blueback for multiple reasons) but that's just bad. @heldermira It feels more like badly written satire, but I take your point. Also, good to know never to go to Whole Foods in WH againRacism is not just against black people, it is against democracy itself. Something is wrong, something is broken in… https://t.co/S333Kp7KeC
Retweeted by Alex DuebenI'll say it again: When America was rocked with massive antiwar protests in the wake of the Kent State shooting in… https://t.co/7xfrIAjUQN
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @heldermira You have got to be kidding me. Seriously. This feels like a joke.It's great that y'all are contributing to bail funds, but many of them have more money than they can use rn (thanks… https://t.co/2hjJlKDvTJ
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6/3
2020
“General Milley knowingly, willingly betrayed his oath yesterday. Milley chose to be a camouflaged puppet in suppor… https://t.co/RWPfUQ5zMV
Retweeted by Alex DuebenFrom what I’ve seen, the Columbus protests have been so peaceful today *because* the police have been noticeably ab… https://t.co/z95519pxV1
Retweeted by Alex Dueben @deathchrist2000 Just so you know, I'm totally stealing "bi-coming" (with credit)In 1919, US troops slaughtered hundreds of African Americans in Elaine, Arkansas. Blacks were joining a labor union… https://t.co/zD13wZTyh9
Retweeted by Alex DuebenCan’t sit down. Can’t kneel down. Can’t raise a fist. Can’t stand still in peaceful protest. Can’t walk in peaceful… https://t.co/AqcGOCPPhM
Retweeted by Alex DuebenSeveral people have asked why the George Floyd killing has hit so much harder. I think it’s this: it’s a slow death… https://t.co/5htrdPrzO0
Retweeted by Alex Duebenthey literally *gassed St. John's priests on church property* so Trump could pose with a Bible. https://t.co/jrJW3rCeGh
Retweeted by Alex Dueben.@TheBlackCaucus will be introducing legislation to address laws that shield police officers from ever being accoun… https://t.co/X9a0LzT5Ht
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe Nazis transformed the regular uniformed police into racial warriors. Never again.
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThis president, who wouldn’t lift a finger to help Americans dying of COVID-19, will gladly impose martial law. Resist.
Retweeted by Alex DuebenNotice how Trump urged Gov. Whitmer to “make a deal” with armed right-wing protesters, the “very good people” who i… https://t.co/RY1b0xuDSv
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe message from Trump today was, essentially, this: I am not listening to you or your demands and grievances. I do… https://t.co/nJfkjXPDRA
Retweeted by Alex DuebenRemember - there have been ‘acts of domestic terror’ during the Trump presidency. The murderous attacks on the syna… https://t.co/Mbq9LOeBzK
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe lesson of Donald Trump's life is: There is no such thing as rock bottom. So, assume that the worst is yet to co… https://t.co/Nznz3jmyKV
Retweeted by Alex DuebenLast night the NYPD Sergeants’ union *publicly threatened the mayor’s daughter* while they held her. Indefensible.… https://t.co/7y3TyARK1U
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe mayor of D.C is confirming what I witnessed. Protesters gathering peacefully infront of the White House before… https://t.co/hJ4eDhWzAF
Retweeted by Alex DuebenAs a bishop in the Episcopal Church, and an American citizen, I am shaken watching protestors in Lafayette Park gas… https://t.co/b0dSPPNGUi
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe President of the United States just tear gassed peaceful protestors for a photo opportunity. He must be replaced.
Retweeted by Alex DuebenTo sum up what's happening right now, the cops killed a guy over a fake twenty, and the people in charge are making… https://t.co/qrmKdHbMFw
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe Episcopal bishop of DC – who oversees the DC church Trump just stopped at – tells the @washingtonpost she is "… https://t.co/AgenbNA0kl
Retweeted by Alex Duebentoday's a good day to revisit this @NewYorker story about a counterterrorism expert who served in Iraq, only to wor… https://t.co/WNetd8za6T
Retweeted by Alex DuebenThe fascist speech Donald Trump just delivered verged on a declaration of war against American citizens. I fear for… https://t.co/M0YNQFDGK5
Retweeted by Alex DuebenPresuming we still have a free and fair election in November, it will be the most important vote you have ever taken in your life.
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6/2
2020

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