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Alex Press @alexnpress New York, NY

asst editor @jacobinmag. bylines: the nation, vox, wapo, n+1, etc. @demsocialists & @nyguild member. saxlepres@gmail.com

871 Following   37,742 Followers   7,271 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/4/14


@lychwake yeah it’s greatniche tweet but: I decided to read the prophet trilogy instead and man, it’s great. very accessible writing and deu… https://t.co/nWIpCJwoH1https://t.co/3xoDpokryG @ramsincanon [extremely edgy contrarian voice] I wish the best for the people I loved and I refuse to think that’s weird @ramsincanon lol I’m on good terms with all my exes (except the one who was abusive) and everyone tells me it’s weird
9/24
2018
compiling a 93 book reading list for my weeklong vacation despite knowing I’ll only get through 2 tops @bergmayer gonna think on this for the next six weeksclearing out the notes app https://t.co/lIrM2Bm3eh[reading the dril book while wearing 18 different novelty tshirts and listening to 46 podcasts] guess I won’t eat this weekFood $200 Data $150 Rent $800 All the goofy shit produced by people I follow on here $3,600 Utility $150 someone wh… https://t.co/7luVFWznJK @robdelaney medea benjamin rocks @daveweigel @ConnorSouthard yes I hate to inform you both he’s talking about high schools lmao @EricThurm do it before sampling all the meats @EricThurm I’m having so much funcome to ridgewood rn if you wanna eat 48 different types of grilled meat and also go in a bouncy castle https://t.co/rD5smuhxyijonathan chait has no idea what he’s talking about, example # 473619595 https://t.co/esqgfGw63G @surfbordt lol none, apparently https://t.co/Oig8UzxjeNme tweeting when there’s texts i still haven’t replied to https://t.co/I4z99aXIw3
Retweeted by Alex Press @MurderBryan I’ll tell the fbi to update this file in that casehttps://t.co/bNGr2KNB26 @getfiscal lol I’m currently reading fbi files on avakian and came across another great quote from him https://t.co/XYUq9NdYNRthe best book easter egg is this dedication for a very dry legal text. china mieville’s the best https://t.co/bVhfNbkpqx @PathwaysDavid colson whitehead’s the underground railroadI think I’ve spent a full decade of my life listening to hybrid moments (says a lot considering it’s < 2 minutes long)lol https://t.co/LlQxzSO08W @alexqarbuckle what he does is “no joke,” and yet
9/23
2018
@charles_kinbote best cat https://t.co/mmYEAKvOA5#selfie https://t.co/tKG6GHozEttoo much to read these days. have people forgotten writing a book is something nerds do? idgi @ClareCoffey I tried a bunch of times when I was 16 and haven’t touched a car since. just never gonna happendon’t think I’ll ever be competent enough to get a driver’s license @pattymo just wanna let you know I really love this dog @bad_takes that’s right“politics sucks” but with the cool S throughoutman, @crulge is the best and I’m lucky to know him @Slampig2012 lol that’s correct, anyone who knows the details would agree @KenzoShibata ❤️ thanks bud @Slampig2012 lmao jesus @Slampig2012 lol hey man, we do kinda look alike...maybe it’s the same guy! @mcmansionhell @alexjs85 <3 thanks kate, entirely unnecessary I promise @electrolemon @rachelmillman @cottonbureau @RAINN @RAICESTEXAS @TransEquality excited to wear this shirt and make a… https://t.co/095ZYV2xTb
9/22
2018
@MikeIsaac mike I’m starting to think everyone in DC is out of their goddamn minds @crushingbort true and uncontroversial @BrandyLJensen @nickwiger was skeptical about spending a whole minute of my life watching a political ad but holy shit @GreyEditing lol thanks sarah, really appreciate itMax Zirngast was recently arrested by “anti-terror police” in Turkey. he’s being held on bogus charges, predictably… https://t.co/k800YDkdNV @nandorvila lol oh no now I can’t unsee it @phillismonster ❤️ thankstbh joke’s on my stalker, I went to schools so shitty that I can’t even read cursive @feraljokes having a good onelol I made the entire office watch all three videos and kept interrupting to say "this is so beautiful and pure!!" https://t.co/P7824RlsARMax and his frequent coauthors are true comrades, so this made me tear up: "'In court, Max stood tall before the pr… https://t.co/pvCAMMNhVl
Retweeted by Alex Press @dolladollabille thanks! looks like I have a couple leads in NY, so don't worry too much about it @cagoldberglaw @tkretchmar thanks so much, will be in touch soon @jonahwhatever bhaskar’s been helpful don’t worryre: those last tweets, I'm sure people will reply with "but this isn't fine!" but: I'm fine. this is just a small a… https://t.co/LjZXjrHb3m @BrandyLJensen some of what he says is hilarious in its craziness, but uh, I’ve laughed it off for over a year and prob shouldn’t anymore@ everyone replying in horror: yes, it’s not great!my stalker situation is getting *slightly* out of hand, so: anyone know a NY-based lawyer who specializes in stalki… https://t.co/ybA8FG97xh @GraceSpelman lol I’m also visiting soon and concerned about being less hot than everyone else @dwdavison9318 lol jesus this is ridiculous @caulkthewagon lol there must be thousands of us obsessively checking his account right now @GreyEditing they’re perfectignore all the other tweets today, just repeatedly watch this and the follow up https://t.co/Fum79IOTup @BrandyLJensen eThIcS aNd PuBlIc PoLiCy @erikhinton erik, there are so many things!can’t sleep, busy thinking about every embarrassing thing I’ve ever done in my life @Vinncent this seems right. I tend to read it as a dodge from speaking concretely of political differences/programs… https://t.co/Xa7s4S8y44 @david_j_roth update: it’s been half an hour and I’m still watching these videos @ComicWisdom I’m so sorry, that’s horriblehttps://t.co/rb9cCI3Lts
Retweeted by Alex Press @david_j_roth easily one of the funniest people on here @thoughtleader9 those are clear cut situations. most of the situations where people blame themselves are necessaril… https://t.co/MROO8dsrdV @thoughtleader9 congratulations, I’m glad you’ve never had a situation that made you doubt yourself. plenty of peop… https://t.co/yCNE7TRVvJeverything is so dumb @hasanthehun hope this helps https://t.co/9U1ES780U2
9/21
2018
I'm honoured to be writing for the new Tribune: my first piece is why Labour needs a new Clause IV committing to a… https://t.co/F7cS21SFBX
Retweeted by Alex Press"The question of reducing sexual abuse is a question of who has power. Yet much of the writing about #MeToo functio… https://t.co/GuajXNR00R
Retweeted by Alex Press @alexqarbuckle @Bro_Pair lmao he got fired from variety too (I know this because I now love him and have been reading all his tweets) @Hegelbon just spent like ten minutes reading his tweets and tbh I think I have to give him the follow @Hegelbon lmao this guy rocksmy only point is all this being: yes, we’ve come a long way (of course we have. for example, marital rape wasn’t se… https://t.co/DG7HdrE3FU @caulkthewagon ❤️ @caulkthewagon and we’re boston leftie organizer types! so yeah, not much has changedI was walking around as a left-wing feminist organizer, and I *still* believed that! fwiw, it was the other feminis… https://t.co/0t9XKmuE8Abeen lots of talk re: Ford and Kavanaugh about how women “used to” blame themselves for being assaulted. would just… https://t.co/tgpS3Giu7Aread @ramsincanon on Jon Burge, the chicago police commander who literally, systematically tortured people https://t.co/RFJraus8MS🚨useful labor-organizing training happening this evening🚨 https://t.co/UVM9EyJbGxRecently released FBI documents detailing the bureau's actions against George Crockett Jr show how the bureau acts… https://t.co/y7dT6ajPsd
Retweeted by Alex PressWhat’s next for #MeToo? The McDonald’s strikes have an answer, by @alexnpress https://t.co/7DKlr3li9T via @voxdotcom
Retweeted by Alex PressWhen the brave women and men working at @McDonalds went on strike this week over rampant sexual harassment at the f… https://t.co/bPJDsyd3Do
Retweeted by Alex Press @KrangTNelson krang, she’s a “progressive.” you know they can’t fight @KrangTNelson no way. four legs vs two legshttps://t.co/K9x2mR0Twm
Retweeted by Alex Press"I know a woman who assumed #MeToo meant she should speak up about a sexually abusive man in her workplace, as she… https://t.co/8AjvNXGSG6
Retweeted by Alex Press*extremely good faith voice* classic bernie bro fb post 🙄👍🆒 https://t.co/UMQs1jvq0T @ConnorSouthard I got a letter this week saying I owe the brooklyn public libraries $53 so I’m a sovereign citizen guy nowgonna expose the deep state (go live on fb as I beg a librarian to waive my late fees) @shutupmikeginn goes without saying
9/20
2018

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