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Email Tsar @JewishCurrents, writer @thenation, @newrepublic, etc, "ubiquitous Twitter pundit" per New York Magazine. KLEE-on, from the Russian Клионский

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@AriBrostoff So happy for you @AlexYablon It's that lady who was on Gossip Girl!
12/5
2020
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Retweeted by David Klion @andrewmarzoni @CoreyRobin lol I'll let Corey take this oneNEWS: Bernie Sanders vows to vote against $908 billion relief deal without significant changes Calls for including… https://t.co/Bay1tMGqCG
Retweeted by David KlionIn a conversation that originally appeared in the @JewishCurrents newsletter, @DavidKlion speaks with @CoreyRobin a… https://t.co/dPpMkLGPB5
Retweeted by David KlionI don't necessarily agree with everything @CoreyRobin said to me in this interview, although I agree with most of i… https://t.co/Pgh4nuTC3mIs Donald Trump an authoritarian strongman, or a historically weak president? @DavidKlion interviews @CoreyRobin,… https://t.co/ajeHBiNYVk
Retweeted by David KlionMy latest for @JewishCurrents explores the way Holocaust memory informs Jewish anti-Trump organizing, and how Jewis… https://t.co/6eA9bblumk
Retweeted by David KlionShuttering the small independent business one has poured years of sweat equity and all one's savings into feels les… https://t.co/NAEF2nmv1TThe always worth studying ⁦@CoreyRobin⁩ here interviewed by ⁦@DavidKlion⁩ in the best intellectual venue for Americ… https://t.co/eQi0riqi7Y
Retweeted by David KlionThis @DavidKlion interview of @CoreyRobin is a swell read: https://t.co/pGhpCbmsRr https://t.co/E4HpPoZqXW
Retweeted by David Klion"I think it’s wrong to say that the reason Trump didn’t prevail is that the institutions were stronger than people… https://t.co/TkeGEcNA5V
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12/4
2020
@CommunistMormon @kevinsmurray Hearing reports that Biden is just furious about this outcome but unfortunately ther… https://t.co/vfGMNnb3EwProgressives can't catch a break on anything, the story of the Biden transition thus far https://t.co/7KkMAS3ne6A good interview here from @DavidKlion with @CoreyRobin. I agree with Robin that Trump was a historically weak pres… https://t.co/ee3XCQrF7V
Retweeted by David Klion @KirstenLHancock https://t.co/Iy0SEAEweNhttps://t.co/7LYN0YhkIVExactly what a RINO who has spent decades in the swamp would say. Stay strong, Georgia conservatives, don't listen… https://t.co/0sBSlwbIQ2Elliott Diaz, who runs Spain with his father, Julio, tells me: "You can say I'm 90% sure we're closing. If a vaccin… https://t.co/YhgNadPJgV
Retweeted by David Klion @mattyglesias @jilliancyork This is a lie. I actually was involved in the Living Wage Campaign (fact check: there’s… https://t.co/eujaGTr9U4
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12/3
2020
@thecitywanderer It really is a tour de forcehttps://t.co/3qACPZkwPVHarvard gets all the serious war criminals and apparatchiks and Columbia has to settle for this https://t.co/J0GrvLAAllThomas Cromwell Williams: "I was surprised to find that Anne Boleyn both aroused men's passions AND had the capacity for speech"
Retweeted by David Klion @whazittoya Yeah I've had some similar experiences recently, but enjoy it while it lasts... https://t.co/oNo05S3Xc4NEW: a fight is brewing amongst House Democrats for the Foreign Affairs Committee chair ahead of tomorrow's vote, w… https://t.co/93bG6iLAGd
Retweeted by David KlionIf you have not seen it, my answer when asked: what are 3-4 immediate changes in political journalism that would ge… https://t.co/o1NKW72J1Q
Retweeted by David Klion @Bookshop_Org And if you're looking for ideas on what you or your loved ones should be reading, sign up for our ema… https://t.co/RYQ6IdsyXh
Retweeted by David KlionHanukkah is rapidly approaching! Books make the best gifts, and if you buy them via our page on @Bookshop_Org, you'… https://t.co/zE1WFN2Tnt
Retweeted by David KlionThank god we're (more or less) rid of the Clintons https://t.co/L1EqR2FF4F @mattyglesias demanding that cities and localities consider taking funding away from a state agency that kills peop… https://t.co/1aY0mo8vMJ
Retweeted by David Klion @mrsmaris lmaoGreetings from New York City, where the subway is a shambles and all kinds of public services are on the chopping b… https://t.co/gd5e8HardPA former police chief in the city of Novosibirsk has been convicted for accepting bribes in the form of the popular… https://t.co/e5Ia1j19uv
Retweeted by David KlionFor more than a year, I've been organizing with a group of freelancers, @FSP_NWU, and @theintercept to develop a se… https://t.co/uzZi0a3TSI
Retweeted by David Klion @AlexYablon Nathan Robinson, you meanSees the word "cancelled" once: https://t.co/U5tGLCdWXF
12/2
2020
People often deride "ah the rich blue coastal states subsidize the poor red states" rhetoric, but it's hard not to… https://t.co/KK1AjT2eyn
Retweeted by David Klioneveryone less mentally ill than me is Privileged, everyone more mentally ill than me is Toxic, everyone equally mentally ill to me is Cool
Retweeted by David Klion @ThomasSwords @YoPaulieNJ Quite the opposite!"You aren't being 'cancelled,' you are hurting people." https://t.co/JYYJnVaYnQ @keeltyc Well depends who we're talking about. Geography is so often a false proxy for class, as if there aren't ri… https://t.co/oSgDVEJtiL @keeltyc Well now we're getting into the ever-slippery definition of "working class" in a country where some blue c… https://t.co/RMNNRiOlvv @keeltyc What is true, though, is that Upstate, which has a lot of poor communities, does not get its share of fede… https://t.co/GIw2qQnHju @keeltyc Right, and the high value of real estate is very closely linked to the financial sector. The fact that job… https://t.co/C3llyA55SM @keeltyc Which is not to deny that NY also has, for instance, its own robust agriculture sector! It does, and plent… https://t.co/WvRDNJoCv8 @keeltyc I sympathize with the general thrust of what you're saying but to the best of my understanding, finance is… https://t.co/AHnNHO4335 @keeltyc First of all, you've got a whole lot of people employed by the financial sector making high but not astron… https://t.co/gfJfVfVW7u @smflmnhftNBA Where I might agree with her is that our system artificially benefits the wealthiest people/interests… https://t.co/jfuqSjET4v @MattZeitlin Right, the big big picture is that wealthy Wall Street bankers, like wealthy people everywhere, should… https://t.co/6VmGyHy6Lq @smflmnhftNBA The truth is that pitting states against each other is misleading; we have a system set up to benefit… https://t.co/ijyjYP0XGA @osutein Skyscraper neighborhoods tend to suck anywhere; my actual grievance with Chicago is that its mid-density r… https://t.co/81OBG4Oa0h...where does she think NY's money comes from in the first place?* *it comes from Wall Street banks skimming profi… https://t.co/Nb6mmfYkiD @arsduo @clararaubertas Personally I'm very fond of Brooklyn's happy medium of 35k, and wish there were more places… https://t.co/6wYTfMF54k @arsduo @clararaubertas We mostly agree but I think (having lived in both DC and Chicago and spent plenty of time i… https://t.co/a4hXTIwckK @arsduo @clararaubertas I mean fair enough. But my original point about density stands. Chicago is of course denser… https://t.co/ciTJGyYt68You love to see it https://t.co/rWwDwBAAes @arsduo @clararaubertas Very cool, to celebrate the collapse of public services in the middle of a pandemic, for wh… https://t.co/4eqb5jGZmMillustrated this guide to organizing your building for @JewishCurrents!! https://t.co/rVajgfbZIx https://t.co/sRL3wSxo3z
Retweeted by David Klion @clararaubertas None of them are remotely comparable to NYC (especially the four boroughs that aren't Staten Island… https://t.co/vI4YB3OaijSome personal news: we’re launching an Advisory Board! We couldn’t be more delighted to welcome the following indiv… https://t.co/IK7gDCfLKT
Retweeted by David Klion @dceiver If I had written the column “America shouldn’t have to play by New York rules” early in the pandemic, I wo… https://t.co/J4YbcMMdfQ @summerbrennan Oh I have, I just mean they’re not special to NYC. Was intervening in a Twitter discourse out of boredom. @TamingofdeSchuh Are you redpilledRemember when AOC talked about her bodega being in an early ad and Zaid Jilani thought it meant 'apartment'? lmfao.
Retweeted by David Klion @roryleahy @tha_fas_xilo The original tweet was dumb, agreed @roryleahy @tha_fas_xilo Right, as I said, it actually is different. @roryleahy @tha_fas_xilo Can you walk to a corner store that makes meals within five minutes no matter where you ar… https://t.co/fz2LC8kSJB @xplainjokereply @CoreyRobin Well and Brooklyn has plenty of Puerto Rican-owned bodegas, in Bushwick for instance.… https://t.co/33pcq61nzO @tha_fas_xilo I lived in Hyde Park for two years, the only places to walk to at night were a Walgreens and a Duncan Donuts @jons6111 Wawa is supposed to approximate that experience, no? @CoreyRobin Uptown and the Bronx they’re mostly Dominican and Puerto Rican-run I think, and I’m guessing still use… https://t.co/fno7x6Uq5C @mikeydoubled @tony_rutt Well and as dense as SF is compared to most US cities, it’s still way behind four of the five boroughs. @zandywithaz Well of course but that is not in fact unique to NYC @tony_rutt They definitely do exist in other cities and sometimes even in walkable neighborhoods of other cities bu… https://t.co/E6GnFx0WUDThere’s nothing special about bodegas per se. What’s special is density and walkability. What’s special is that whe… https://t.co/5lS7iN7GrSShocking story: Metro proposes to cut weekend Metrorail service completely, eliminate 3,800 jobs and slash hundreds… https://t.co/7eiq6w2gLz
Retweeted by David KlionLook at my beautiful child. If you’re interested in learning about the specific ways the Forever War paved the pa… https://t.co/3gkKwlzSfq
Retweeted by David Klion @mediumvillain @0xKruzr I'm just talking about the inner circle, the half-dozen or so we all recognize @joebos617 One of the purest stan cultures there is @0xKruzr Oh they're very realAnyone on here who’s posted over 1,000 times, from tankie to tradcath, neolib to neocon, socialist to social conser… https://t.co/bi6Egh3nHO
Retweeted by David KlionDid Neera's Twitter Troll Squad find out about her appointment at the same time as the rest of us or did they get a heads-up first?
12/1
2020
https://t.co/Zm3LXoaf67Joe Biden nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Neera Tanden, here in 2010, arguing for the nec… https://t.co/KaFmGXibtJ
Retweeted by David KlionWe're months into a pandemic and rent relief is nowhere in sight. Want to organize your building? Here's how. Tex… https://t.co/OlHpNZxpI1
Retweeted by David KlionJust occurred to me that we lost Sean Connery and Alex Trebek a week apart https://t.co/q426JAVBBp @DBGerrard Disagree, Golden Age was precisely 2007-2012 and consisted of one single show broadcast on the CW @CoreyRobin I love how every single one of us on here has a story like this, with all the same beatsThere are a lot of people and organizations in progressive politics who decided it was ultimately in their interest… https://t.co/zbx58fvTn0
Retweeted by David KlionNeera Tanden was my boss and was a very bad organizational leader, at least insofar as the one controversy I was involved in at CAP.
Retweeted by David Klion @MattZeitlin It's so pureCancel culture has gone too far https://t.co/deoU41dcj5
11/30
2020
@AllOnMedicare Oh I’m aware, believe meMy first reaction was of course horror but now I’m feeling both amused and weirdly empathetic. Neera is, in a sense… https://t.co/1xYwxTiPUI @mcyost The list goes on!god what a funny appointment. it's like the definition of a job where you want someone with an anonymous public pro… https://t.co/S3oLWt7mpX
Retweeted by David KlionGiven who makes up the Senate, maybe it will be helpful to her confirmation chances if we tweet a lot about, for in… https://t.co/f3MeCfifObI think it’s great, actually, that we’ll finally have an OMB Director willing to engage with critics in the middle… https://t.co/wHsfw6WIuo
11/29
2020

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