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Late adopter. Late giver-upper. Guardian & Observer writer.

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Joined Twitter 7/28/12


This is well worth a listen. In depth interview by @DamianCollins with Chris Steele around issues connected to… https://t.co/5NcfWAimU1There’s nothing new about these crossings. News orgs are gamed by far right political figures desperate for relevan… https://t.co/wHd3nTK41xYet to hear many of these reporters point out that 52% of such crossings last year were granted automatic asylum, a… https://t.co/fx99pKGXtz
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThe gross Faragification of the news cycle by the govt is shameless. But the decision by news orgs to amplify it is… https://t.co/Yln6OZqZUfIt’s against international maritime law not to aid a vessel in distress. Furthermore, this is not journalism! https://t.co/2S9ylKvMsF
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrActually, got that wrong. Should have said, I don’t know whether to be most concerned about crushing democracy in L… https://t.co/sYkHYkTmAuDon’t know whether failing nation state Lebanon or crushing protestors Belarus or Trump prepping election theft or… https://t.co/mQyuezu912There’s something very odd about being willing to profit from a death cult but not being willing to let that cult k… https://t.co/GHjl0QMmUR
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrAfter 2016, FB de-emphasized traditional journalism in favor of family and FB Groups. FB’s own research says that 6… https://t.co/0GoXWXVkO2
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8/11
2020
Unemployed ex-radio DJ seeks attention. Please send government ministers & client journalists URGENTLY. This man ha… https://t.co/9x2qeUzGJDWhat next for Belarus? A lot is in play, and it will depend to varying degrees on the resolve of protesters, the lo… https://t.co/sxadufWb2v
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrSlavery was at the very heart of British society for centuries. Royal Africa Company (where Colston made his mone… https://t.co/0XacZtKQdk
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8/10
2020
A former chief prosecutor speaks... https://t.co/dorKdF39Q2An unemployed radio DJ has confected this entire story in a desperate bid to stay relevant. The govt’s decision to… https://t.co/Mwss5SyV22Priti Patel goes full 1984. Britain we now have a ‘Clandestine Channel Threat Commander’ https://t.co/cZ0RSam4qlAndrew Neil in frame for BBC chairman. I mean why wouldn’t you appoint an unapologetic misogynist to the top role o… https://t.co/Hryr0opuNv
8/9
2020
After today’s headlines, I checked to see what response had been on Weds to the horrific destruction of a capital c… https://t.co/V0nOHYEs8pLET THEM EAT POSH SNACKS https://t.co/itbSkAgyp2Manufactured migrants story leading front pages. Last intact ice shelf in Canadian Arctic collapsed yesterday, wild… https://t.co/JPq0V5ooQK
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThis is the basis of huge front page splash. Unnamed ‘Whitehall source’ has floated a suggestion at a political rep… https://t.co/FCQC4GivJT‘Goodbye dinner party, hello posh snacks’ ‘Go wild! Britain’s best places to stay alfresco’ ‘Eat!’ ‘The top 20 s… https://t.co/9XX7LVtpzVThis is so shameful https://t.co/wJ5DAQbdwTAt this point most this Government, all the right wing press, have become Nigel Farage. Brexit was supposed to end… https://t.co/F6F2iTH4bN
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8/8
2020
-55,000 dead in Pandemic -Economy shredded -Unemployment about to soar -But look: migrants https://t.co/u15zb5KPAq
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr🆕 EXCLUSIVE: Ex-MI6 officer Chris Steele joins @DamianCollins, @LukeHarding1968 @Guardian & @CharlesKriel for his 1… https://t.co/34CTxoLMAa
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrTHREAD: Takeaway messages from our @IndependentSage weekly briefing today. (TLDR: cases going up but slowly, act… https://t.co/50tJUozsdN
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrMore government boosting for Dominic Cummings’s friends at Faculty. The data firm that worked out who to target whe… https://t.co/f6FHVChNZhWe are LIVE! Please join us for our weekly briefing either here on Twitter or on YouTube. Prof @chrischirp is upd… https://t.co/FkSuV3Tgmm
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrFinally! The news story we need.. https://t.co/uXYzyceDlkI am so pleased that @RTUKnews is now marked as ‘Russia state-affiliated media’ so that we can now see how closely… https://t.co/30Wp9h76F0
8/7
2020
It’s ok. I’m sure the @the_tpa Taxpayers’ Alliance are on it, am I right @shahmiruk? https://t.co/xAt9pyjKfSAfter a 3-month FOI battle we reveal that the energy minister met major Tory donor and Aquind director Alexander Te… https://t.co/j1JKAbv9wo
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrLatest files in WhatsApp/NSO case: WhatsApp demanding NSO comply with discovery requests despite NSO appealing late… https://t.co/bTA2neksrn
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrMy new book Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics is out today! https://t.co/tjJ7oHENkr What started a… https://t.co/rjP8qG3Rhu
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @PeterKGeoghegan @AdamRamsay Congrats! Happy publication day.@IndependentSage lays out why pushing to zero is best strategy for economy & health. Those advocating ‘herd immuni… https://t.co/FeC50Dh91V
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrOh god. Dystopia: the plot twist. Trump supporting corporate raider now owns your DNA https://t.co/xkNwCun0D9Spoiler: they were the wrong kind of masks. The problem with this government isn’t just that it is grossly grossl… https://t.co/vGVhwsVWUf
8/6
2020
Until the sectarian warlords and holdovers from the civil war leave the scene and allow the many capable civil serv… https://t.co/1Az0uH5Q9q
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrQAnon is a dangerous conspiracy theory whose adherents claim, among other things, that the world is controlled by a… https://t.co/D4J5koNH1E
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrSo many people helped with this: teams at @uclh are doing extraordinary work combing research & care. Healthcare st… https://t.co/REjINkio5r
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThe Lebanese have been robbed blind for years. At end of last year, they finally had enough. Nothing was working. M… https://t.co/wFG0DDKJTAIt is incredibly overwhelmingly difficult to hold power to account. And one of the very few tools we have is the ri… https://t.co/0L7uAE8R4QThis isn’t a slow slide into cronyism. It’s a headlong fall. How else to explain gross spectacle of Johnson appoint… https://t.co/A0xVCyplVhPolitics is a family business in Lebanon. And govt contracts are dispensed as political favours. This week, Johnson… https://t.co/eO8wypU7Yh11 yrs ago, I returned to Lebanon where I’d lived previously to write one of those ‘Beirut so hip’ articles. It *wa… https://t.co/0Bi0dT90H7Geordie Grieg, editor of the Daily Mail, helped Evgeny Lebedev (pictured, left) whose peerage is praised in this ar… https://t.co/rcmDr1x7UQ
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThis appears pretty unsalvageable. I'm struggling to wrap my head around how they would make up for the lost capaci… https://t.co/Q6uWVvNITJ
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrAnd here’s a blast from the past. Lukoil. Fedotov worked for the Russian oil company in the 90s. One of the weirder… https://t.co/wSzXiQmPPTFedotov is a business partner of Alexander Temerko whose interests & friendship with Boris Johnson @CatherineBeltonhttps://t.co/FscbDSzA8BA crucial public infrastructure project has been shrouded in secrecy. @thetimes reveals the ultimate owner of it to… https://t.co/IN365tuSLTVery interesting story & great investigation by @GeorgeGreenwood & team. And a lot of questions https://t.co/5q1y4PQcfFSolidarity & 💕 to the Lebanese this morning. 25 years ago I was living in Beirut as it struggled to recover from ci… https://t.co/6qFvkDFBw7The Senate has the power to turn him down. The Germans have the power to refuse him. Time to use these powers. https://t.co/4WNw1m4pHy
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8/5
2020
Indeed. Pass on my congratulations to the Russian ambassador https://t.co/5lR1chXzIwIf you want to understand background of what endemic corruption has done to the country, highly recommend this from… https://t.co/kZXZCHjZj8Poor #Lebanon. The country is already in so much turmoil. Huge explosion in Beirut https://t.co/SiM59JsDVRBoris Johnson's decision to make Evgeny Lebedev a Lord has gone down well in #Moscow. Here's a piece from Komsomols… https://t.co/eDSQa2CwFl
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrContext. Prof @DeenanDpillay: “There’s always new tests being developed. And it’s almost as if they’re being pushed… https://t.co/GIAk7WhssFOh look. There's more. This was Lord Bethell bigging up DNANudge back in April. https://t.co/9Py0XrREyDHere's Lord Bethell, minister of 'innovation' at DHSC, with with founder of the company that was just awarded £161m… https://t.co/SceJeFtpf71) The politician 2) The professor Compare & contrast https://t.co/uYWieF1F8jLandmark news. A govt algorithm has bee successfully challenged on grounds of ‘unconscious bias’. Congrats @jwci_uhttps://t.co/A7pbPXFEksAmazing! Go Meenal! 👊👊👊 https://t.co/XH1xdSgJyL‘Yes, I wish her well. Why shouldn’t I wish her well?’ ‘Mr President, Ghislaine Maxwell has been attested on charge… https://t.co/MDxI15Q399Oh my god https://t.co/7TW7SSTb6HNobody knows. Nobody is pressing Serco for answers. Parliament has gone on holiday. If Labour is holding the govt t… https://t.co/RPoAXjvJg5There is terrible state of denial. Schools are the foundation to any sort of functioning economy. And cases are ris… https://t.co/kzWOyK4y6rIf that is the case @JonAshworth & @Keir_Starmer why have you failed to back or even engage with what is required f… https://t.co/TTDMYeCBYdSerco’s test & trace STILL failing to do the BASIC job it is being paid millions to do. After all these months we S… https://t.co/pwf8E59s7DMeanwhile. This is hugely worrying. https://t.co/pGTxzIf2pV https://t.co/2N2IpBOX53Independent SAGE has been calling for #ZeroCOVID. It’s what Scotland & Ireland doing. @CMO_England failed to give a… https://t.co/j38SmBDuwZPrediction: total shitshow come Sept when public realise implication of what’s happening re schools. It’s why… https://t.co/YZbuJAPFqBWe're in a world where the Daily Star is holding the government to account better than any mainstream paper https://t.co/0i3jauC7sS
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8/4
2020
More dubious contracts for more dubious tests to more dubious companies https://t.co/sVLycXPRqDWe all do and say things when young that we later regret. @clairefox never apologised for defending the IRA bombing… https://t.co/zyRAgqVRH7
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8/3
2020
I think everyone but you, Nige, knows you should never go full Partridge https://t.co/6toxqnYgp0
8/2
2020
Latest from @Detox_Facebook. Zuck’s selective memory problem https://t.co/0TT7peAg8mNot only does the son of former KGB officer Alexander Lebedev gain a peerage, but so too does James Wharton, a paid… https://t.co/0OxgAiwWCF
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThis week Congress grilled Zuck on #StopHateForProfit. Seems he had some sort of brain fart & lost his memory. Here… https://t.co/S8yVPPjZEo
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThe increase in cases in the UK is real, and worrying. This week’s high quality synopsis of current COVID-19 data b… https://t.co/AqgxVfpmqp
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrI am no longer “SHIELDED”, if we ever were. I am now🛡SHIELDING🛡 The 2 million of us highly vulnerable to C19 have… https://t.co/iItDUPAmQu
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrI retweeted this y’day but retweeting it again today. The peerage list is an inflection point. The old rules are de… https://t.co/po3bO20fsm#staycation #ukation Britain, 2020. https://t.co/8ncfCNLC47It remains unexplainable why The Daily Caller, an outlet which has published pieces by at least 11 white supremacis… https://t.co/AWclxK9QBu
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrWhy are we not asking why? Peerages are pay-offs, legalised quid pro quos. He owes Lebedev for his press baron feal… https://t.co/oGskAjZRXI
8/1
2020
Me & rest of @IndependentSage were worried we were opening too quickly without adequate support in place (like exce… https://t.co/OPXLNrLp5l
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrNiche but important. 2 v serious US investigations into Facebook were precipitated by Cambridge Analytica scandal.… https://t.co/ILs5WdjWaWBoris Johnson making Evgeny Lebedev a Lord in response to the Russia report is the equivalent of Trump pardoning Roger Stone.
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrIt's come to something when the prime minister ennobling his own brother is least repellent part of Britain's corru… https://t.co/vgHIFYc00G
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrMore spoils for Vote Leave chair @GiselaStuart. Johnson gifted her gig at Wilton Park, Gove made her non-exec of Ca… https://t.co/3dgsN9waSC'Govts welcomed oligarchs and money with open arms, providing them with....connections at highest levels with acces… https://t.co/8KZ8j4NGX2
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThread. #ClaireFox and the RCP defended the right of the IRA to bomb the Tory Party conference in 1984. Now the sam… https://t.co/7UqNPZDX6f
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrBoris Johnson nominates Evgeny Lebedev to Lords. No-one has any clue why https://t.co/bqifjUhlvO @RVAwonk @Avi_Bueno Congrats!!This is fascinating. If you have questions about what on earth is going on with #manchesterlockdown, suggest you tu… https://t.co/yy93R2rRtpWell I don’t know why now, but this white supremacist klan leader with 53k followers has *finally* been kicked off… https://t.co/b2DAIBpjuo!!!! FINALLY!!! https://t.co/QucEnWSWzH
7/31
2020
@EmmaLBriant @DamianCollins @IanCLucas @RaviNa1k?
7/30
2020

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