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Since when did the News become a snuff movie. @LauraPidcock Thank you, Laura!Very apt for these times. https://t.co/MuXxjZs7jSthis is, if I say so myself, a very good book on London https://t.co/PDYrk9T1mW
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyFascinating real-time sociology by @JournoJess_ @aamnamohdin https://t.co/Wx9TJUmvfHIt's funny how Britain is totally obsessed with the 'Dunkirk spirit', but when there is an actual opportunity to sa… https://t.co/QQDkUtnvx0
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyIf you’ve never had to make a journey like this, it’s because of only one thing. Luck. Beyond the headlines, labels… https://t.co/O6bKs6fiXJ
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8/11
2020
Or: not self-isolating at all, and spreading disease. https://t.co/FFl7sTGPrPIt's not just the politicians who don't get that, of course. @ProfAFinlayson should share this excellent piece among some of his colleagues.'Cummings understands what most politicians do not - that polling and focus groups don’t tell you what people think… https://t.co/YOD5bmDJgw‘In June, Boris Johnson noisily referenced Roosevelt’s New Deal, which employed thousands of artists, including Zor… https://t.co/wXGSHRZpLe
8/10
2020
@SamuelMarcLowe Poor fellow! Dr Chakrabortty prescribes pilates. @SamuelMarcLowe As they get older, work on your back-strengthening. This is the voice of experience (and agony).Fascinating piece by @LalehKhalili https://t.co/YkkgkSaU8R"Those turned away include a mother with a 14-month-old baby who was fleeing violence after being held as a slave b… https://t.co/NUYhY6tv9nThanks to @chakrabortty @MythiliRao @AnushkaAsthana @IntisarAC & the brilliant Black, Asian & mixed-race kids who s… https://t.co/zXjHII80if
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8/9
2020
Last night I was arrested with another member of staff while supporting a 14 year old boy being arrested and detain… https://t.co/1linJhVXwt
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyRemember to join the live #concert today at 3pm! ‘Enfield Loves Music 2020’ 🎶🌈 An event to celebrate and support… https://t.co/4hMrl9DX5q
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty-55,000 dead in Pandemic -Economy shredded -Unemployment about to soar -But look: migrants https://t.co/u15zb5KPAq
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8/8
2020
NEW: @metpoliceuk accused of brutality following 'raid' on youth charity @4FrontProject. “This community is sick an… https://t.co/Qjl4AMFxd4
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @Barnbarroch I didn't say "all".Happy birthday, @zoesqwilliams! I made you this tweet https://t.co/T4QbQR2yVi @DeanMuhsin @KirkDegiorgio Thank you for reminding me of Amalia. So great
8/7
2020
‘Those parts of the country that last December went blue may not flip back to Labour – they may instead switch to N… https://t.co/UY2LNvhVr0
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyWhat happens when our wrecked social safety net meets the coming jobs crisis? Excellent piece from @chakrabortty, w… https://t.co/zRTBDVv1KU
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyI promise some good news stories soon...but not yet. This quite literally made me stop chewing my lunch and sit up… https://t.co/2gPIgMZBms
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyA stupendously sobering piece from @chakrabortty If it's anywhere near to being right, we haven't got a clue about… https://t.co/LR2Gs8ioEM
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyThanks to Aditya @chakrabortty for the shoutout on my book in his article. There's a pdf of my book here… https://t.co/iA0TvUSUDy
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyExcellent article - and many thanks to @chakrabortty for talking about my book in the article >> A Covid jobs crisi… https://t.co/2hbEyRcRuK
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyRequired reading. The daily announcements on jobs losses are eerily reminiscent of the early 1980s and having been… https://t.co/Ag6hBphctq
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty“If you are under 50, chances are you will never have been in a labour market as tough as the one that lies just ah… https://t.co/nDIKgMBlqA
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyA bleak prognosis from @chakrabortty on the looming crisis of the UK economy. One detail that really struck me is t… https://t.co/sfq8H0nJcg
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyA Covid jobs crisis is on the way. If you have shares in Rishi Sunak, sell them now My column https://t.co/kj9eMgi9Ms
8/6
2020
@BeckyRLH Thank you, Becky!Sounds terrific. I really want to go https://t.co/vLEsFd00ENRemembering Matthew Sweeney, who died two years ago today from motor neurone disease. This is his poem 'Shadow of t… https://t.co/xsxLO4jors
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyShare of workers looking for any job - basically giving up on trying to find work that's a good match for their ski… https://t.co/MV3TV5VklO
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty👉🏽Disabled people make up ⅔ of #CV19 deaths. 👉🏽Disabled people are 11x more likely to die from #Covid 👉🏽Disabled pe… https://t.co/V4QsDVe8AS
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8/5
2020
“She revealed poetry in song, in marketing, in the things that our parents say… she really just unpicked how it exi… https://t.co/GcV2idaJHQ
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @elishaleann87 @mrrudeforth Thank you!I'm late to this, but highly recommend this episode on racism in schools - with @chakrabortty @AnushkaAsthanahttps://t.co/5lHtYg3bJA
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyFascinating by @mrmatthewtaylor https://t.co/GJayXf26nRShaping up to be a great series https://t.co/tA50w9JVbPEasily the most enjoyable article i have read today. Thank you, @jdportes !"One 'centrist remainer' was apparently removed after they failed to show deference towards a photo of Corbyn on a… https://t.co/9GcIlHJpDP @VoiceOfN9 Well said.George Floyd died because of an alleged fake $20 bill, yet all I see is that systematic racism doesn’t exist. https://t.co/AbuoCNkcrp
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @joemuggs My all-time favourite from Mr Instagram CultureThe handheld cameras make it look like David Brent’s exit interviewAgainst a tough interviewer, Trump does so badly that I thought it was a spoof https://t.co/V2d8l1cPVB
8/4
2020
Yes, @MartinRowson https://t.co/6pFX4I4COs @GYamey @nwnancy @IlonaKickbusch @Fluevog John Fluevog of Canada! I know his work @GYamey @nwnancy @IlonaKickbusch Monkstrap-me-up, prof @davidjbates1983 Oh, thank you! @davidjbates1983 Both clip and piece are amazing. Thank you, David
8/3
2020
Towards the end of March, embarrassingly enough, I weighed the back end of 19 stone. 4 months or so later, after gr… https://t.co/vVLDwuNMdB
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyIt's daunting putting music out cos everyone's first reaction is 'haha Chabzys got bars!' but once people get over… https://t.co/fNVQDffBHq
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty✨ ANNOUNCEMENT ✨ I'm super excited to announce my first drawing exhibition, 'Come Closer' launching @The_Dugdale in… https://t.co/G8odvbSWzg
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @DuncanWeldon @alexhern @youngvulgarian Dressed not for war, but a rather combative Zoom callPermit development on bypass (perhaps even offer £ incentives) Economic activity moves from town to bypass Bypass… https://t.co/Yw5e3pKmAa
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyMy new album Elements is out on Sept 4th. Available for pre order @bandcamp, including just added ultra limited sig… https://t.co/rb1OA4VVKS
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyThis gorgeous little book is really something. Zen monks and haiku poets, the dates of their deaths, and their fi… https://t.co/MM0skPgSY9
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyGetting ready for Edmonton Green Digital Media and Technology Centre Pre-Launch 8 August 12PM https://t.co/IcMgXKWVFB
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyI rarely take part in these things bc who cares what i watch but that film and its director deserves exposure. @chakrabortty Me too. Rabi Ghosh was one of my favourite actors.
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyThe shamelessness of this from @DouglasKMurray, who complains that London has been turned into a "foreign country"… https://t.co/WKfmKyfYTn
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyPowerful, sad and beautiful piece from @BasharatPeer . https://t.co/tikztcGKBBThe Colour of Accountancy. Just 11 out of a total of 3000 partners at the Big Four accountancy firms are black. Del… https://t.co/Kc8EkpraYQ
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8/2
2020
I spoke to @CNN earlier about the end of ‘shielding’ and the demand for Statutory Sick Pay to be raised if we are t… https://t.co/FRCouYldyl
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyDays and Nights in the Forest https://t.co/AxQ4uJFM7QReally interesting piece by @Anoosh_C https://t.co/LDyt3txny9Those cruel editors at the @FT https://t.co/cVXm9piPuO
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttySomething really interesting is happening in Liverpool. In the past week public health officials noticed a surge in… https://t.co/xvnIgPbnu1
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyIn higher education, thousands of fixed-term contracts are not being renewed and tens of thousands more are at imme… https://t.co/YbeXj3cxft
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttySome sad news of my own. https://t.co/xIv9Uy6vva
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyA refreshingly un-Spectator paragraph in the @spectator from @LeeChildReacher. https://t.co/aQ4jdKOrZEStill waiting for that @spikedonline article on Claire Fox’s elevation to the House of Lords. I thought this might… https://t.co/BN2fcdZmyo
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @MarcusRashford @AndertonPark I sent all the letters registered post to Old Trafford,; they arrived last Monday. Ho… https://t.co/iTSGihBDXF
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyHearing @SamiraAhmedUK announce the death of Alan Parker on Front Row made me catch my breath. He was such a restle… https://t.co/WRXG5s7V7p
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8/1
2020
@MaccaS_Rant No way! Your mind is much livelier than mine.This is a lot just to get a copy of Fly Fishing by J R Hartley https://t.co/kk4v9kamZMnot saying this is a banana republic but there's a peerage for Boris Johnson's brother and a knighthood for Theresa… https://t.co/rYElVQOkx2
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyAnd while i am recommending podcasts, this one by @ziahaiderrahman is short and very sharp https://t.co/wEDLr2qiioI listened to this a few days ago. It is brilliant and searching and says a lot about how slavery has left its impr… https://t.co/RDZnMC3h2sNice to see Nick Clegg earning his dollars. https://t.co/t1BBYT1n6m @gailaldwin @PaulTOwen Wow! Congratulations, Paul! @Gilesyb I have written this myself but am not sure BJ invented the Three Little Words -- think Hug A Hoodie and Al… https://t.co/HDoXK6qkPg'We need to keep it as simple as we can. 'To sum it up in a nutshell, it's: Hands, face, space' That's pretty punch… https://t.co/KNpw1ilgnF
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @SimonFParker @RedbridgeLive I've enjoyed reading your thoughts on local government and social change, Simon. I hop… https://t.co/miSDxwwJjo‘We’ll continue to hold press conferences to coincide with significant announcements’ - 23 June Partial Lockdown G… https://t.co/GtTl1fAFHA
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7/31
2020
Our report features in this @MENnewsdesk piece, with quotes from @DrPimblott, @SibiaAkhtar and @laura_connelly5 C… https://t.co/BiynyMhWwA
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @davies_will They were basically Daft Punk 20 years in advance @DuncanWeldon This is today’s biggest Dad JokePowell: Fed Policies 'Absolutely' Don't Add to Inequality. Me: Something is really fucked up around here. https://t.co/nVKev8PlLT
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyI am heartened to read Rhiannon’s follow up about the help offered but there is so much wrong with Britain encapsul… https://t.co/QcgBQvd481RIP Malik B https://t.co/uxH8anvo1YIf you read one thing on Twitter today give this a look. Moving & insightful thread on class, privilege, careers &… https://t.co/YTOElA1jxQ
Retweeted by Aditya ChakraborttyAt the heart of the anti-racism protests in the UK is a new generation who are declaring in their thousands that bl… https://t.co/iPkGj6v0AO
Retweeted by Aditya Chakrabortty @keiranpedley The ghost of a Fox landlord wreaking his revenge
7/30
2020
@GYamey That’s lovely, that one. But still: https://t.co/LgoWarq1j9
7/29
2020

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