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Writing at https://t.co/mAxIDJ5Fat. @TIME editor-at-large. Author: @WinnersTakeAll, THE TRUE AMERICAN, INDIA CALLING. MSNBC talker. @PriyaParker's man. Dad. Tweets vanish.

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I asked him what the left should do about Joe Biden. And he made an improbable case for a kind of unity that isn't… https://t.co/gHzF5ByvpHHe described the pandemic as fueling a "class struggle on a global scale," setting up an epic choice about our futu… https://t.co/bwm1zSchvPSo I interviewed Noam Chomsky for https://t.co/jnQdjIbDXu, and I want to share some highlights in this thread. For… https://t.co/pcyRDRh4UVI really like this interview. It shows the struggle of the left (specially in the US but v applicable international… https://t.co/LLyUtdgJJJ
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasWe all need a legacy https://t.co/MpbLucqFjY @robdelaney 🙏🏾👊🏾Only now I understand what Chomsky intends with his endorsement of Biden. https://t.co/BVJBzf7u8i
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasFair https://t.co/UkyKUoriXOWe covered A LOT! https://t.co/wgdVEU7AXF https://t.co/dkiXWPQPBx“Hardly a day goes by,” Arundhati Roy wrote years ago, “when I don't find myself thinking — for one reason or anoth… https://t.co/PpmKaCkipA"The left position is you rarely support anyone. You vote against the worst. You keep the pressure and activism goi… https://t.co/1ZnrgrVKNv
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasJust FYI, I’m taking a private flight to Delaware, but it’s just to buy milk.In short, Chomsky regards Biden’s candidacy as evidence of the Sanders movement’s success, despite its electoral de… https://t.co/dLhkLSonz0I was not prepared for Noam Chomsky’s take on Joe Biden. [Subscribe to https://t.co/jnQdjIbDXu and read the full i… https://t.co/dP21ss7xbx"Take the antiwar movement, Vietnam. I myself got involved in it in 1961, when Kennedy started escalating the war.… https://t.co/Uz6kv189ei
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasSame. https://t.co/sniJJYNurONoam Chomsky wants you to vote for Joe Biden and then haunt his dreams. The lion of the left on the pandemic, the… https://t.co/NIEAcci0OnTaxes > promises https://t.co/mZH2SOoRB4👏🏾 https://t.co/lVz4oj6DW9And they couldn’t if they didn’t exist. https://t.co/m971x03VR7Me: How are you feeling? Relative: 50-50. Me: Oh no. Anything I can do? Relative: Well, if you had bothered to b… https://t.co/6KNg2uTvNhLiterally indeed https://t.co/Dg8aHowiFmMe: Uncle, can you pass me the chicken? Uncle: Of course I can, because you’re right here in front of me, not in t… https://t.co/VekrNRNNMBAnand, beta, how is your “newsletter” coming? Must be nice not having real responsibilities. But it’s no fault of y… https://t.co/hchOdvbPKx“The kind of powerful woman who can be easily liked and admired by colleagues and rivals,” @rtraister writes, is th… https://t.co/3NcWSo2mmLIf it’s Kamala, please spare a thought for all of us who will now be shamed at Indian family reunions for being nei… https://t.co/XkwHnyAuqw
8/11
2020
Also, hat tip to any federal judge who quotes Foucault.But denying immense power you hold isn't modest. It's abusive. And deceptive. And so this case is, for me, so rich… https://t.co/wGHbYkwfogBeing a major employer and having the gall to deny that you're an employer -- and even deny that you are the kind o… https://t.co/aEH4z0CZeHThis is more than a technical question of labor law. This is about whether Silicon Valley, the greatest ascendant… https://t.co/6HA3dVATiEIn @winnerstakeall, I write about the cases against Uber and Lyft and their larger significance for Silicon Valley.… https://t.co/w0wfH7oMiYThis is big https://t.co/2zgt2u3q1UOr just taxes. https://t.co/v3k6FiKdkdIt's time to abolish billionaires. And a serious path to doing that has finally come into view. https://t.co/HyR2iYmVKiThis isn't about broadcasting. This is about finding your people. I see you.There are a small number of you who will be able to understand the term "zindabadassery" when it appears in… https://t.co/5URmqAykjs @samdolnick @gmail 👀 @janesports @JoeBiden It's a universal-purpose spectrum. Not all selection processes have candidates at every point on the scale. @Drawmark @JoeBiden I think you are right and my 3 was a mistake..@JoeBiden is about to announce his vice-presidential pick. On a scale from 1 to 10 -- 1 being the timkainest choi… https://t.co/H1HjIfeGD6I am terrified by the thought of an unambitious person as VP.A thing I have noticed reading all the stories about women's ambition as it relates to the VP pick: Those quoted on… https://t.co/8aAufjnPFA
Retweeted by Anand GiridharadasTomorrow at https://t.co/jnQdjIbDXu, Noam Chomsky has surprising things to say about Biden and Bernie and will tell… https://t.co/aAzTWNvRuG @somehardik wowI try to help people. https://t.co/Msl7ImxCeT @BernieSanders Also, just want to put this out there: https://t.co/MZKqrXtr4nOVERTON WINDOW ALARM It's great to say: Ban billionaires. But none of the wealth tax proposals of recent vintage w… https://t.co/ahq3hs4UflIf American democracy is lost, it will be lost in the mail. That and more in today's issue of https://t.co/jnQdjIbDXu. Subscribe!In all seriousness, though, the Sanders wealth tax proposal is far more significant than has been noted. It crosse… https://t.co/HyFKFuha20 @TheCultureur @BernieSanders @KamalaHarris I only make the scales. I leave it to the people to use them.Today I introduce the Anand Spectrum of VP Selection. The spectrum runs from the timkainest choice on one end (a 1… https://t.co/pAxsUEdOTZ @BernieSanders Other offerings in this mini-issue of https://t.co/jnQdjIbDXu: -- If American democracy is lost, it… https://t.co/TpdfeqcNMWDoes billionaire wealth need a haircut -- or an amputation? Until now, even leading foes of oligarchy like… https://t.co/WeXRFxXJElsubscribing to your friends newsletters is the new hanging out https://t.co/izxhH94Msk @AnandWrites
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadasif you don't pay people that much to begin with, you don't have to sue to get it back https://t.co/6CJ32X9f6jAnd just like that an activist was born. Never doubt that some children are listening. #JohnLewis #GoodTrouble https://t.co/FNchyutvlC
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8/10
2020
Chuck Schumer has a Harvard Law degree. If he’s not willing to say it’s unconstitutional for Trump to usurp Congr… https://t.co/4WS1Pwra0m
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadas @8bitpath @SenSchumer If that’s what you took away from what I said, we’re not communicating well.New York is an extraordinary place. It is many things, but it is never milquetoast. It shouldn’t be governed by fecklessness and drift.I have no problem with @SenSchumer advocating the invasion of foreign countries, as he did with Iraq, but he should… https://t.co/bkxcGXczjfI don’t think there’s anything wrong with @SenSchumer being a lobbyist for Wall Street. But he should make it offic… https://t.co/vF0NDCWRKHI don’t know who it’s going to be. It’s a complicated race. His machine is strong. But you can’t keep drinking milk… https://t.co/FYNVbpyK2LNew York needs a new senator. Let’s get through November, and then attention must turn to 2022. https://t.co/xwtJKq3z7lThis is becoming the most important story of this election. Make it known. https://t.co/p1wwDCXP4FThe American dream may be dying, but if you follow these personal finance tips from plutocrats, you can avoid avoca… https://t.co/wVWjW9EsvYJust trying to perform a public service here at https://t.co/jnQdjIbDXu. https://t.co/DYQCatGgKyDonald Trump is what happens when children are raised with a fake belief in God and with an excessively strong fath… https://t.co/CXbL480JKMThis is what the anti-anti-racism people don’t understand. Read this thread if you’re one of them. https://t.co/5VmgsT4qOZ
8/9
2020
By the way, this has been my experience throughout, and it’s revealing. I write or tweet something along these line… https://t.co/TGiKLUnOHvA number of people who helped build the Giving Pledge reached out to me in the last couple years, to vent their fea… https://t.co/5osgpcoEqQI would agree https://t.co/IhwO2boGEILet’s do it https://t.co/sHnlCGILzaA billion dollars to you if you find the lie. https://t.co/ZF3nM8Ug8e @thoughtfulwonk To redress their underrepresentation.Columns are a small part of a big ecosystem, but I wish many of the prosperous columnists who helped bring about th… https://t.co/3NCRhobphaI know I sound like a broken record, but think of all the people who didn’t help speechwrite the nation into this m… https://t.co/K4dvhbRlbDI would be more interested in an introspective column from @Peggynoonannyc on how she helped enable this summer — a… https://t.co/xqHopEOCMESix-sheet Sonobe Unit cubes with my son. https://t.co/S7fagEhYtD #origamilife https://t.co/Jb53Ld9mKeI think @priyaparker is really on to something here. The Mute Default is one of those universal norms that just em… https://t.co/mjCWpUkEa0Beats the alternative. https://t.co/FH3PmpQRkO“During our first Zoom workout, I asked them, half-joking, ‘Do you all want to hear me grunting, or should I mute?’… https://t.co/ct2WGq5lsnWe are watching the laying of a dictatorial plan. https://t.co/cpVzlPj8ajThe back story behind the wonderful music-reaction duo. https://t.co/ZcoMoiLT5uI am planning to build a metal tower in Paris. This has never been done before. https://t.co/eR0OUz4GHwThe 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee has been bitten by a possibly rabid bat.
Retweeted by Anand Giridharadashttps://t.co/Yk4m1Byjs8 https://t.co/4ge7Fmuv6IA Friday-night purge at the Post Office. Mail experts ousted. Trump taking over the means of election. We may look… https://t.co/qeHMGFxTbxJust don’t choose the timkainest option, whatever that may be.This is so good. And it illustrates how elite do-gooding serves power. https://t.co/XSbLYxUFrCA Democratic Party adequate to this moment needs to be able to clap back when they go low, not just go high. It nee… https://t.co/uFQHFOuu2YAs some of you are pointing out, and as the article itself points out, this is all still subject to change. But the… https://t.co/A8FK7r1lSiI keep wondering, why are the @ProjectLincoln ads so much better than anything from within? I’m as concerned as an… https://t.co/lWGXvtzoN9Who knows what they’ll do in the end. But if you want to win, you have to want to win, and you have to recognize th… https://t.co/xUijpkHGILI have been thinking a lot about the Democratic Party’s weakness on playing to emotion, inspiring passion, giving p… https://t.co/APfnO57P48The inescapable answer to the overwhelming question — Where do we go from here? — is: somewhere other than where we… https://t.co/sUjqVG6Ljn @Zaggytbh Lol. Compiling even that is a quite a service, I guessGreat list of people to follow. https://t.co/QWzaiVWuPQ
8/8
2020
Imagine risking your children’s lives for Donald Trump. https://t.co/ZIawhjmb1K https://t.co/nmbV5VODyOOn this week's podcast, I got to talk to the brilliant @Isabelwilkerson about her new book, CASTE. Longtime listene… https://t.co/DxHzKGNjFY
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8/7
2020

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