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Journalist @theintercept, covering justice | Tweets on wars, cops, prisons and borders | Italiana all'estero tornata in Italia, mother of dragons

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Everyone-and I do mean everyone-should be against officers being able to walk into your home and kill you with impunity. Everyone.
Retweeted by Alice SperiAgain: When police preemptively bring out overwhelming force in anticipation of protest, the very violence they’re… https://t.co/U0gSxazaft
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9/24
2020
This picture is from 65 years ago today. Emmett Till's killers acquitted after a jury deliberated for a little mor… https://t.co/YmOkTOUWRK
Retweeted by Alice SperiThe sobs. That’s what’s sticking with me here in Louisville as I see the reaction to the Breonna Taylor announcem… https://t.co/ZBUIqrmf8C
Retweeted by Alice SperiGreatSchools' ratings are incorporated into popular real estate websites like Redfin and Zillow. Now there’s eviden… https://t.co/ORSz7Md3LJ
Retweeted by Alice SperiI have been thinking so much lately about how the choices we make as parents determine so much more than our childr… https://t.co/yd2FypPxW6
9/23
2020
“When the Trump rally came through and that man was killed downtown, the police were escorting them like they were… https://t.co/DiWghUoOLL
Retweeted by Alice Speri @BrianBensimon @ChipGibbons89 @RightsDissent 🙏I'm shaking with rage https://t.co/7BrwTj4uth https://t.co/NbK5nF4Ayn
Retweeted by Alice SperiI still can't get over the mayor's comment. The condescension and gaslighting are insulting. And it reminds me of w… https://t.co/TylXX6qbYr
9/18
2020
Imagine how many children's hearts are being broken over this right now. And it just did not have to go this way. https://t.co/RfScmp1X3gThe mayor is citing concerns from principals and teachers unions as the reason for this last-minute delay. They've… https://t.co/1VkLRpN6NR
Retweeted by Alice Speri“You can laugh or cry, those are the only options left.” https://t.co/hXslN1Uy6hI spoke with @ChipGibbons89 of @RightsDissent about the FBI's "Black Identity Extremism" label, the surveillance of… https://t.co/4WAlZnznvGNYC's school reopening nightmare was entirely avoidable and is the product of failed, arrogant leadership. As good… https://t.co/AWsGf1qlKeMy toddler wants to share his thoughts with you all. https://t.co/VlB9sSLuNAjhhnjggg dc @cgreensit @brainpicker Thinking of you today and often 💕Portland's DA said he wouldn't prosecute non-violent protest crimes, so the police ramped up arrests for... non-vio… https://t.co/KZoaP8B7es
Retweeted by Alice SperiLatest episode of @RightsDissent's @stillspying podcast is here! This time we talk to @alicesperi of @theintercepthttps://t.co/1Xx0Qc6gn7
Retweeted by Alice Speri @BregmanPs @jlosc9 @jbwashing yes, it's in the storyI have been feeling physically ill since this story broke. Losing a pregnancy was the most devastating thing I have… https://t.co/H5fsyI4t2R"Wooten described one 23-year-old woman who wasn’t told what the operation entailed until after the procedure."… https://t.co/kzJcfpfol1“These are just our neighbors, who are concerned about what they see as wrong with the criminal justice system. The… https://t.co/cPg3yHRft3
Retweeted by Alice Speri"[DA] Schmidt said he thought it was ironic that police were accusing him of fostering disorder by refusing to pros… https://t.co/7zVOiHG9ES
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9/17
2020
Schmidt has said his office will prosecute individuals actively engaging in harmful behavior, but not those who mer… https://t.co/IaoBkN9KtbPeaceful protesters noted that Portland police seemed to have doubled down on their crackdown, arresting them more… https://t.co/PPrgK87Xdo
Retweeted by Alice Speri"In the streets, police ignored the policy altogether and carried on arresting people, often violently, dedicating… https://t.co/ZGK0SIwKXt“The week that he announced that he wasn’t going to prosecute those charges, I feel like they got more physically b… https://t.co/8JZ1jlio6F
Retweeted by Alice SperiPortland’s new DA said he wouldn’t prosecute most protesters. But police kept arresting them anyway. The vast major… https://t.co/0vY27Gru7C
Retweeted by Alice Speri“The community here has actually already spoken out,” said Singh. “To me, the most perplexing thing is why city lea… https://t.co/kc7xYC2vYM
Retweeted by Alice SperiWhen Portland's new progressive District Attorney met with local police officers, the first thing one of them told… https://t.co/E40R8FNFGKEarlier this year, Portland elected a progressive DA – by a landslide. He promised to reform prosecution of low-lev… https://t.co/jFR78C4Q5k
Retweeted by Alice Speri.@DAMikeSchmidt: "To be in the system that is being protested the most, and to have the capability to use that syst… https://t.co/4U18jj9OCfPortland’s @DAMikeSchmidt said he wouldn’t prosecute most protesters. Police kept arresting them anyway. https://t.co/trAKRSvsIoNew from me: A progressive prosecutor faces off with Portland’s aggressive police https://t.co/trAKRSvsIoA Nobel Prize that will live in infamy was presented last year to Peter Handke. @Maassp's reporting uncovers how… https://t.co/9BbGbd9N5N
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9/16
2020
Some of the best reporting in @theintercept's history. Must read this if you haven't yet. So well deserved @rdevrohttps://t.co/31yyS5YaJZThe governor has resisted raising taxes on the state’s 118 billionaires, who have seen their collective wealth incr… https://t.co/yoiAfsAfKI
9/15
2020
just heartbreaking https://t.co/rKcGAIgfpZ
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9/14
2020
I wrote this six months ago today. Now 200,000 Americans are dead and things are even worse than my worst predictio… https://t.co/CBB6yZtnyu
9/13
2020
"They felt it was unseemly to be writing from the Hamptons" pretty much sums this up. https://t.co/6h4sj8cvPx
9/12
2020
I was going to engage with the Paul Krugman tweet, but instead I’ll just direct you to some great Muslim journalist… https://t.co/XVZ7A6PT7R
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9/11
2020
The United States ranks No. 1 in the world in quality of universities, but No. 91 in access to quality basic educat… https://t.co/AbZcahYOpI
9/10
2020
May-June 2020: "Mr. Cuccinelli stated that Mr. Murphy needed to specifically modify the section on White Supremacy… https://t.co/KjCNz75xTv
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9/9
2020
@gingerthomp1 This is incredible!!! Congrats Ginger 💕
9/8
2020
@TuckerAnthony 🤣
9/6
2020
NYC paid $69 million in police misconduct lawsuits in 2019 https://t.co/PFwYCH032S
Retweeted by Alice SperiGeneral advice for covering armed groups: It's journalistic malpractice to simply identify groups how they ideally… https://t.co/0puag7fFod
Retweeted by Alice SperiResearch is increasingly showing a retreat of working mothers from the U.S. labor force as the pandemic leaves pare… https://t.co/NKFQSbMunR
Retweeted by Alice Speri1. $36,500 for a semester of college is obscene 2. University admins blaming 18 yr olds for being 18 yr olds when… https://t.co/Y1e8FbKdvVI get that we're all struggling right now but the nonparents in this story are total jerks. https://t.co/Cgrj6LgBNh
9/5
2020
These children... in the richest country in the world ⁦@nytimes⁩ https://t.co/gmw17JoRu9
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9/4
2020
Chip in what you can to support @BBOflock's back to school giveaway and 🏀 showcase. The fundraiser is at 70% with j… https://t.co/PfSGqbfg91
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9/3
2020
I just want to point out how fucking insane this is. NYC police used to provide reporters that covered the NYC poli… https://t.co/4VGJrLpadu
Retweeted by Alice Speri"One of the true allures of movement journalism is that it doesn’t require journalists with more traditional beats… https://t.co/0A0kgDAG4v"Did he listen? No. He went off and did what he wanted to do, like he always does." https://t.co/s6ew0B95bc
9/2
2020
@essayolumhense it's all downhill from hereThis is devastating. https://t.co/Chte1DzNQgIf this is the New York that's "dying" then good fucking riddance. https://t.co/LCq5wqSyWo
9/1
2020
Here's the story I mentioned, on the white supremacist infiltration of law enforcement https://t.co/nTehoTrovMSo great to be on the @Takeaway today with @tanzinavega and @RethinkIntel. https://t.co/u51Kctr79P @ADopicodelValle @TheTakeaway Thank you Ana! And hi! @RicardoEnDC That is great news!Since 2017, PR’s government has threatened a handful of brave students who protested austerity measures, an unjust… https://t.co/2AHR5AqROk
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8/31
2020
The problem with the overwhelming whiteness of American media is the constant failure to deeply grapple with the un… https://t.co/d0H9unV5DQ
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8/29
2020
After Ferguson, people put much hope, and organizing efforts, in the election of progressive prosecutors — and the… https://t.co/4Z2plVogseKyle Rittenhouse was one year away from having a badge, a state-issued weapon, and qualified immunity. https://t.co/366ZTM2H32
Retweeted by Alice Speri“A lot of us are abolitionists now, and here we are, disappointed that there isn’t jail time for somebody. It was r… https://t.co/Hsc2ePp4he
Retweeted by Alice SperiBell’s decision not to charge the officer who killed Michael Brown reveals a reality about police accountability th… https://t.co/OEDtVLOmBC
Retweeted by Alice SperiJacob Blake, left paralyzed from the waist down after police shot him in the back multiple times in front of his ch… https://t.co/Vcywiep9YL
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8/28
2020
In the wake of the nationwide movement in support of Black lives, numerous states have increased the severity of cr… https://t.co/l4IAGm5osk
Retweeted by Alice SperiI spoke with @WesleyBell4STL about his reinvestigation of Michael Brown's killing, his decision not to charge Darre… https://t.co/nb5dsg2uH4Looting isn’t violence. https://t.co/v1uYEi3rw0
Retweeted by Alice Speri @mclaurinwrites @TuckerAnthonyholy fucking shit https://t.co/G8k11PNzX8
Retweeted by Alice Speri"After the Ferguson protests, we really walked away with very little structural change at all. I hope in the next s… https://t.co/Oc9tXZUqjq“It was really one of the things that kept me from being an abolitionist for the longest time: the desire to see Da… https://t.co/z1GhBDXPKR"This isn’t material change, it’s the same old bullshit." https://t.co/965D7EOEZpReformist prosecutors have had a significant impact on the number of people going to jail — but they have failed to… https://t.co/3idDTznvxE @ChipGibbons89 @RethinkIntel can't wait to read this!New from me: Can “progressive” prosecutors bring justice to victims of police violence? https://t.co/TcJfHOHJIt"An individual was involved in the use of firearms to resolve a conflict" is a strange way of explaining that someo… https://t.co/s76RpfXOeC
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8/27
2020
“was involved in the use of firearms” what kind of language is this https://t.co/jn11JXdLRa
Retweeted by Alice SperiIt's official: the Milwaukee Bucks are boycotting Game 5. They are putting the focus exactly where it should be. Th… https://t.co/VhnmjLQUxZ
Retweeted by Alice SperiRe-upping this yet again because yeah https://t.co/6fhTJkXQxN
8/26
2020
He's relying on global warming to solve some of our ventilation problems in schools this winter.... https://t.co/zagr0IXoiJ
Retweeted by Alice Speri... https://t.co/8wd3HBDBqKMy kids' school district and the school district where my husband is an assistant principal. This city has failed i… https://t.co/PF8IAHpPyLMy life right now: "When I lie in bed struggling to figure out how to balance physical risk, economic sustainabilit… https://t.co/5SngIvS9mX
8/25
2020
Support @BBOflock's Back to School event Sep 7th in the Bronx. 🏀, games and school giveaways for youth in Eascheste… https://t.co/vW8YSVM1Mg
Retweeted by Alice Speri @bronxtimes @TuckerAnthonyYou do not have to watch the video. The horror remains the same.
Retweeted by Alice Sperithe officer was not involved in a shooting. the police shot someone
Retweeted by Alice Speri @TuckerAnthony We miss you :(
8/24
2020
The Bronx is full of people with no charges against them who the city has paid because they’ve been abused by polic… https://t.co/TuzA8E6Tw8
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8/20
2020
@RobbySallaets Olio, aglio e peperoncinoSo great to see a new generation of journalists published @theintercept, with a crucial story about my home borough… https://t.co/dCQi4rCnV9
8/19
2020
@TuckerAnthonyAll I have been thinking about for days (and nights) is NYC schools.
8/18
2020

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