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Former Derby North MP and City Council Leader | Now focusing on building a grassroots, anti-imperialist working class movement

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Joined Twitter 6/22/09


@cmackinlay ...says Tory MP who backs a system that has plunged 14 million British citizens into poverty in one of… https://t.co/NA9V7bzY8P#SideEffectsOfQuarantineLife Any more musically minded #firefighters willing to put a #FireLockdownMusic video out?… https://t.co/aVwPKYHZbp
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOJoin Mark Curtis, Andrew Feinstein, Peter Oborne, Chris Williamson & other experts on Sat 11 April online to commem… https://t.co/P96JGMUDkU
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO‘Do the maths’: MSM tries to whitewash Tory indifference to deaths by saying in effect, 'your gran would probably h… https://t.co/r7Ar3HB56y
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOA sick Boris Johnson ready to blame his coronavirus blundering on China? https://t.co/AUhsypN0FP
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOI have a dream that one day Britain will emulate Cuba. Just imagine having a reputation for sending doctors and me… https://t.co/bnru3anhgRThis is a Trump-style attempt to divert blame from the UK government's failures. A World Health Organization repor… https://t.co/u4KwfEUC5w
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOWhat or who is helping you keep things together in these exceptionally challenging times?
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3/29
2020
@missTfied66 Thank you.Although the Festival of Resistance has been postponed until October, don't despair. During the #lockdown we'll so… https://t.co/tcuQIn0EKj @hawkins_carole Here you go.... https://t.co/1GPwhh95q1
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOWhile essential workers put the hours in, risk their safety, a petulant MP wonders where their pizza is. https://t.co/Op6YHHheV8
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOIn 2016 UK Gov ran a pandemic flu exercise codenamed 'Exercise Cygnus.' It exposed severe failings, including “ina… https://t.co/otQCgN3y5v
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3/28
2020
@alberttrigg Factory farming doesn't provide a "natural food source" though Albert. It just generates huge profits… https://t.co/3kHfjaczxrThe greatest scandal in pandemic Britain is the destruction of the NHS. The iniquitous 2012 Health and Social Care… https://t.co/o34jDQr4Th
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOThe #Covid19 virus highlights the impact on public health of the livestock industry. When we've got through this c… https://t.co/fXhnKjUMIs
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOTeacher explains importance of washing hands with soap! https://t.co/TWClS8v4LJ
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO"A curtain has been drawn back. We are seeing something that we will never be able to unsee, which is the reality a… https://t.co/KiZqAdixl7
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO#Cuba promotes peace, health and life. We are proud of our health professionals who from this Island or from differ… https://t.co/J2npjHBQRl
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3/27
2020
This is beautiful and amazing in equal measure. https://t.co/JC5kVE6i2nInternational Monetary Fund: IMF - Grant Venezuela its COVID-19 Emergency Loan - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/u29sPSJNvi via @UKChangeThe #Covid19 virus highlights the impact on public health of the livestock industry. When we've got through this c… https://t.co/fXhnKjUMIsMy latest Corbyn praises Cuba’s ‘inspirational’ #coronavirus (#COVID19) efforts – part of its longstanding interna… https://t.co/FFGGqv6qFf
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @js24365 @NHSuk AgreedHeartwarming experience to see my neighbours on Duffield Road in Derby joining in the #clapforNHS this evening
3/26
2020
@GaryLineker https://t.co/lYL6JsBWfe
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTORead @MElmaazi account of Judge Vanessa Baraitser's refusal to grant bail to #JulianAssange, in spite of the risks… https://t.co/6VnvdppeoAYou work for the Murdoch Sun. You've got what you want. Here's your newspaper urging the sacking of nationalized… https://t.co/7LRiIzS49u
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOExcellent piece by @jmcevoy_2 exposing the British govt's links to Brazil's neofascist president Jair Bolsonaro. https://t.co/0l9AcwaCJAIreland nationalises its health service in response to CV crisis. Full story: https://t.co/eAGgr3HvKT https://t.co/KYGW4Gj1Cg
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @lewis_goodall @DWP Now you may start to comprehend the hell ordinary people have been going through with this inep… https://t.co/lRI1l7t0Dt
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @EnglandYankin @UKLabour Will doHelp slow the spread of #COVID19 and identify at risk cases sooner by self-reporting your symptoms daily, even if y… https://t.co/n4Q4Kt0S8V @MIRASHID96 @UKLabour When the coronaviris has been defeated, we'll be establishing a new grassroots movement. The… https://t.co/zD8lzoFGKu @Tom_Gibson97 @UKLabour Read the letter Tom, it's not about me! It's about the shameful way people have been treate… https://t.co/vuvIVxv9wX @Donwyn6 Thank you. Check out Tony Greenstein's open letter that I have just posted. It isn't just me who has been treated unfairly!Tony Greenstein has written an open letter to the General Secretary of the @UKLabour to highlight the shenanigans t… https://t.co/JEdTNmWHYS @JamesEFoster I agree with the general thrust of this video, but talk of govt borrowing is misleading. Issuing govt… https://t.co/xSz8JD7TKW
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @PaulBry58335884 @Timjag72 @JamesEFoster Yes, the Festival of Resistance event has been postponed and is now schedu… https://t.co/mKGxvvAsZo @Timjag72 @JamesEFoster Sadly most MPs are taken in by neoliberal propaganda. Most/all MPs and msm hacks seem to th… https://t.co/3izBRkUJxVI am looking forward to the rescheduled event in Derby in October. Let’s hope we can all travel by then and workers… https://t.co/6DJqwaSoAE
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3/25
2020
@JamesEFoster I agree with the general thrust of this video, but talk of govt borrowing is misleading. Issuing govt… https://t.co/xSz8JD7TKWFormer Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, makes some really important observations about the #COVID19 crisis… https://t.co/5uOVkAEcRMPoor India under Modi ... https://t.co/zFMqWNKM2e
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOThis is an important and informative podcast. Although it's talking about the US it is very relevant to the UK too. https://t.co/nPFXbeV0HV @JamesJohnTapper @UKLabour @LabourList @labourtreasury @labourpress @jeremycorbyn @johnmcdonnellMP @RLong_Baileyhttps://t.co/F5C2c2qe36Next Monday, we are launching a Twitter storm to mark Palestine Land Day. Share the invitation and ask your conta… https://t.co/yUH6EyhQvz
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOTory Chancellor – we're not in favour of simplest way to make sure millions not penniless and prevent infections...… https://t.co/NvvjyZ9qin
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @SakrRuth Unbelievable!The Director General of the World Health Organisation says: "Solidarity is the key to beating #COVIDー19. Solidarity… https://t.co/Vpfu31Y1IsAs a result of the #COVID19 crisis, we have postponed the Festival of Resistance that was due to take place on 20/2… https://t.co/XWXVcQgxY8
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3/24
2020
Must-read piece on how US sanctions are hampering #Iran's ability to combat the #coronavirus, to the detriment of a… https://t.co/eoUspCnkd9
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOAs a result of the #COVID19 crisis, we have postponed the Festival of Resistance that was due to take place on 20/2… https://t.co/XWXVcQgxY8World Health Organization says prisoners are at greater risk of contracting #COVIDー19 It's another reason why… https://t.co/kKvOei8IupExcellent piece by @citizentommy on the good, the bad and the ugly response to the #COVIDー19 crisis. https://t.co/MP9cIX0wN0You've got to love our #NHS workers. They represent the very best of Britain. #COVID19 https://t.co/mU8bNj1uuiThe Coronavirus Bill being debated in Parliament today would give the government unprecedented and sweeping powers.… https://t.co/q9WiNqZakD
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOEvoking ‘the blitz’ has no historical meaning for 50% of Londoners. It should be amended so its more relatable: “We… https://t.co/eeSvi6wWLV
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO“A good revolutionary goes where he is needed” Che Guevara. Cuba answers Italy’s call & move to take their place on… https://t.co/8XH9cN54Ku
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOMPs, please read this. Coronavirus Bill in parliament tomorrow. This is a brief from a regulatory lawyer who says… https://t.co/akayWgVauW
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOHotel rooms booked for homeless people with #COVIDー19 symptoms in London to self-isolate. https://t.co/UvFRnbXTRP via @Labourheartland
3/23
2020
Many countries are releasing their non violent/low risk prisoners to save their lives from #Coronavid19 Important… https://t.co/SZV4XxPP8I
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTORelease Julian Assange from Belmarsh Prison before COVID-19 spreads - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/3EgHAUCFK1 via @UKChange @DerbyChrisW This is what they had to do in China. Not just isolation at home, Tests, tests, temperature checks e… https://t.co/x1p6z0GtSQ
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @properfantigue @zendj71 Check out the article I provided a link for.Social care workers employed by Quality Care in Derby caring for vulnerable older people, haven't been issued with… https://t.co/kYRXJM26obImagine you’re a normal US citizen and you are told that the government doesn’t have enough money to help you recei… https://t.co/kgR9MrHpMs
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOA London NHS doctor just told me to tweet this: "Can you get a message out to sprs and colleagues to be careful. T… https://t.co/l0VRsOqVN7
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOShame on the @BBCWorld this is surely worth reporting? https://t.co/g93O5djsGO
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOSome images are seared into history because they represent humanity in its purest form. In 2001 NYFD ran into the b… https://t.co/ftIpxopC8C
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3/22
2020
'What about the United States, where you don’t even have a free health service? Deeply shocking, the richest, most… https://t.co/hnu6uVTPhg
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOGrassroots Black Left's co-chair Deborah Hobson and my good friend & comrade, @Marcwads, marked the the 60th annive… https://t.co/pdbhFmDHG3🤡🤡🤡🤡 The United States is the greatest threat to humanity! Censor the White House https://t.co/LkKgsf3HlK
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOI was one of those Marines in 2003. We viciously invaded a people's land and destroyed their country. We failed the… https://t.co/9ivYbUF7rl
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @FXMC1957 Former Derby North MP, the late Phillip Whitehead, recalled campaigning with Cloughie in the 1970s. Bria… https://t.co/K6CkJZJQXe @FXMC1957 Great man. I had the privilege of bestowing the freedom of the city of Derby on him in 2003.The #Coronavirus might make socialists of us all, writes @james_muldoon_ The present system, that's left 14 milli… https://t.co/IV50glBYSnATTENTION❗❗❗ A petition calling for the #UK Gov to suspend all sanctions against #Iran to help them fight the dead… https://t.co/zPkIbwiub0
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3/21
2020
@USMC The US military is reminding the world that it illegally invaded Iraq 17 years ago today, in a criminal act o… https://t.co/KrAxIpsvXW
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @USMC Interesting how @Twitter will gladly permit this literal promotion and celebration acts of terrorism and mass murder to go unchecked.
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @Yalttick Indeed @Sharonlatham14 @UKChange He's been forced to do more than he was planning Sharon, but he must do more. He was init… https://t.co/Ovt6aM2RI8 @AdamShorts2 Social security benefits are outrageously low and should be reviewed to a higher level to help people… https://t.co/Zu5aGfoG0A @DPJHodges Not just John McDonnell Dan! https://t.co/vEuCjYx0crDuring #Covid_19 crisis we should demand Govt: * Underwrites wages for workers laid off * bans evictions * Outlaws… https://t.co/JMdAB8tUvAMy latest: UK Urged to Cancel Participation in #NATO Exercise (#DefendEurope20) and Divert Funds to NHS and Combat… https://t.co/lswyEOEq4q
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @FH1979X My view on her is pretty much the same as @UmaarKazmi's as he set out in this tweet: https://t.co/iNGloEZfhN @kayenini @cazm8740 @UKChange You misunderstand me, the petitioners don't have the power to throw anyone out. The p… https://t.co/eevWVvc0A5The #Convid19uk crisis has shown us that: "If nothing else, we're learning that previously unimaginable individual… https://t.co/78o7dOMEGX @kayenini @cazm8740 @UKChange Not trying to win votes, trying to force the govt to take action to save lives and su… https://t.co/WGZfSwGXdgHead of China’s Red Cross has just visited Milan, Italy. He was scathing about their version of a lockdown & said t… https://t.co/dx5pE55mqm
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTORichard Burgon's 'Peace Pledge' has been mocked and attacked. Accused of being a 'fantasy proposal' that would end… https://t.co/L73t4dRbPF
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3/20
2020
Hello Mr Maduro. I am little girl from London. My name is Laura May and I am 6. The evil Boris Johnson is making u… https://t.co/9d9zac2gaX
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTOLmao. I'm sorry that people were fooled by this fake 'progressive' when they should have been behind Bernie Sanders… https://t.co/14CG4IRu8x
Retweeted by Chris Williamson #GTTO @Cimbom113 @MElmaazi @wilkinr3 Agreed @mostlynottrue @RainforestResq The Brian Clough maxim at work! @MElmaazi @wilkinr3 Participatory democracy is imperative to ensure public institutions and the economy work in the… https://t.co/xUdxLItHjTShut down wildlife markets NOW! https://t.co/M0AEsniUSU via @RainforestResqLatest piece by @MElmaazi Covers the publication of the #WindrushReport. Ministers ignored the evidence of this wr… https://t.co/RX1vHpRlvEMy latest: UK Home Secretary Apologises for #WindrushScandal as Report Blasts Government’s #HostileEnvironment h/… https://t.co/JmgtTpTWAD
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3/19
2020

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