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Ed Husain @Ed_Husain يريد الله بكم اليسر

Writer. Veteran think-tanker. Conservator of Enlightenment liberalism. Abrahamic believer. Whig. Sapere aude. 🇬🇧 🇺🇸

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Joined Twitter 7/28/11


Laura Trice: Remember to say thank you https://t.co/HT4bvQtcXm
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7/8
2020
"Under soulless acronyms such as BAME and POC, all ethnic minorities are robbed of individual agency, and assumed t… https://t.co/2k5wyaLWey
Retweeted by Ed HusainHaving foreign students on US campuses is a great way to make non-Americans pro-American. It is also a great way to… https://t.co/xZSSmBUxQF
Retweeted by Ed HusainThis will be unpopular, but we must speak truth. We owe it to our country. In 2005, 4 Islamists killed 52 people… https://t.co/bKkGEeJQwx
7/7
2020
We know who we are when we *know* whom/what we are against. Iran, Russia, China *know* they are against the West a… https://t.co/rkVd3akXdHA sad day for music. Ida Haendel too has left us. Once she said she isn't a violinist, but that she is the violin.… https://t.co/8YXZXupCXZ
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7/6
2020
The show must go on. We’re introducing a world-leading £1.57 billion rescue package to help cultural, arts and he… https://t.co/j440hoZCzU
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7/5
2020
This is so right. One of the great things about the UK is its arts and culture. Every part of it. This is not just… https://t.co/63bgZxubUb
Retweeted by Ed HusainSo true. Without my ovaries I wouldn’t have feelings or emotions. My husband is basically a fleshy robot incapable… https://t.co/w0qJuoaSK8
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7/4
2020
It is very important in life to know when your cue comes.
Retweeted by Ed HusainJoin us next week. My friend ⁦@NJ_Timothy⁩ reflects at ⁦@Civitas_UK⁩ on Britain and beyond. Register: https://t.co/FBonX0ymLC
7/3
2020
The best way to oppose racism is through liberal values, not collective guilt and divisive identity politics. We w… https://t.co/ZraBgtWNZ8
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7/2
2020
On unreality: ‘Fascists are never content to merely lie; they must transform their lie into a new reality, and the… https://t.co/uM6nKgVf0j
7/1
2020
Never lose your individual identity and free mind to the blob of gender, race and religious politics. Exist as you.… https://t.co/92ByK6JzOLOur two shortlisted entries for the ISA Artist of the Summer Term 2020 are here! Zahra Z, from #evelinedayschool RT… https://t.co/TKTNMTtnr0
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6/30
2020
Charles Dickens museum in Kent today — don’t blame ‘black’ people, this crime was done by a ‘white’ man. Far-left… https://t.co/AeiKrA4EwQ
6/29
2020
Why does he say ‘white’ as if it’s a nasty swear word? This is clear racism against ‘white’ people. All racism is… https://t.co/uOApd4IR78 @JKenny_47 Look up Egypt. Try reading Johnson, Gilbert, Sacks, Ben-Sasson, Telushkon, Schama. Or The Bible.Who will tell these people that Jews were slaves in Africa for 400 years? They gained freedom in Israel. Who will… https://t.co/M5sfIoZWcLTher was another stabbing in a Jewish neighborhood in London last night. Second time in weeks. Not in the morning… https://t.co/OYGg8nkrNFThis is an actual tenured professor at Cornell University. As a society, we must seriously consider how such bigot… https://t.co/0lD0fZgbff
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6/28
2020
‘History is a pact between the dead, the living, and the yet unborn.’ Edmund Burke The world is a better place be… https://t.co/FOweLeQRYbUnfollow, don’t care, this is spot on https://t.co/5YVX5LdfQS
Retweeted by Ed Husain‘For manifestly you have long been aware of what you mean when you use the expression *being*. We, however, who use… https://t.co/DuasMh8Eyp
6/27
2020
I wrote something fizzy. We should be paying more attention to major - and surprising - long-term consequences of… https://t.co/cGYFlzO831
Retweeted by Ed HusainPssst! You think she’s oppressed, an Islamist feminist and a freedom fighter. Intersectionality theory taught you… https://t.co/1vYeKeKE8t
6/26
2020
What is our identity if not our memory? What is a nation's identity if not its history? A nation that effaces its h… https://t.co/CR77a5t1Lh
Retweeted by Ed HusainWhile we rip ourselves apart based on race, gender and other identity politics, businesses in the Middle East — the… https://t.co/RKCtqbiXMFIn light of strengthening international cooperation in the fields of research, development & technology in service… https://t.co/5Xdjhi4wo5
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6/25
2020
Holy fake news. https://t.co/Htseg41CWu
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6/24
2020
‘If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.’ ~ Cicero Civilisation returns. Bookshops are… https://t.co/PN5HKU1CoUBarcelona’s opera house celebrates its reopening with a great performance to 2292 plants, later donated to healthca… https://t.co/NMKA9HRl2s
Retweeted by Ed Husain“Adam Smith argued not only that slavery was morally reprehensible, but that it causes economic self-harm. He pro… https://t.co/JoctKszQXr
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6/23
2020
Thank you @nevilleteller for this lovely review of #Morality: “...an impressive tour d’horizon of the state of the… https://t.co/SugU7MyoG5
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6/22
2020
Me on Sunday Live just now talking about identity politics and black history in schools. https://t.co/76m3E6oued
Retweeted by Ed HusainPoliticians afraid to take a position for fear of creating enemies, a reminder: ‘You have enemies? Good. That mea… https://t.co/XvE32qer15In the United States the standard of guilt was beyond a reasonable doubt, the burden of proof was on the state, and… https://t.co/FaIpjAYZW7
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6/21
2020
This is where you end up when you lose your Christian heritage. Remember: ‘The fathers shall not be put to death… https://t.co/g0taWFhqVd
6/20
2020
‘Rage and frenzy will pull down more in half an hour than prudence, deliberation, and foresight can build up in a h… https://t.co/eoNlJI21VBFeast your eyes https://t.co/FMM0uEx7nv
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6/18
2020
"Boris and his commission must take this debate and address it with patriotism, justice and courage," writes Ed Hus… https://t.co/4xEDprsIrd
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6/17
2020
Rather than tear some people down we should build others up https://t.co/rQQLBJ1slG
Retweeted by Ed HusainMunira Mirza is interested in data and evidence. That is why critical race theorists are hostile -- they are being… https://t.co/79L1EYUxX6
Retweeted by Ed HusainAgree, disagree, argue back if you like. But “honestly toxic views”? https://t.co/LxkfVecpvq
Retweeted by Ed HusainNEW asked if they were optimistic UK will be more tolerant and diverse in 10 yrs time, 66% of people say yes, up fr… https://t.co/AgAFFniY4P
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6/16
2020
Bookshops will open this week. Some will demand removal of offensive books. Others will plan ‘decolonising history’… https://t.co/K940pHfCtb"If the other three police officers who were standing around when George Floyd was murdered had thought about inter… https://t.co/OaFs98iMGh
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6/14
2020
‘Patriotism is based on respect and love for the form of life that we have. It seeks to include, not to exclude, an… https://t.co/NxE9i01lnh
6/13
2020
A Jewish man was stabbed in London today. No outrage. No protests. No mayoral hullabaloo. Jews are the wrong type… https://t.co/rjokHxSIBTFive reasons the unprecedented UAE annexation warning matters - The Jerusalem Post https://t.co/PMj6xBnPvP
Retweeted by Ed Husain @jankwojcik We tolerate the intolerant. Major fault in our thinking.I disagree with @DouglasKMurray on Islam but this essay is gold: Where the liberal mind is inquiring, the woke min… https://t.co/1KQsTj5NYe
6/12
2020
@MaajidNawaz Indeed! Pity the blinds on the minds of many xJ K Rowling is not feminist enough. Priti Patel is not Asian enough. Britain is not good enough. Stop this hereti… https://t.co/u3SVHoPWrN
6/11
2020
For how much longer will we crow Great Britain is racist? The Queen: German lineage. Her husband: Greek. Prime Mi… https://t.co/XC5VpCsKDv‘The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.’ L P HartleyThank you, @Ed_Husain. That's quite a drum roll. I hope I can deliver! https://t.co/OSJayTC8uE
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6/10
2020
The United States stands with the United Kingdom against the Chinese Communist Party’s coercive bullying tactics. W… https://t.co/KxPtWbiaPm
Retweeted by Ed HusainSo much student activism nowadays seems to focus on trying to get people ‘cancelled’ and things/words removed or ce… https://t.co/72Sb7zspI5
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6/9
2020
‘When it comes to racism, sexism, tolerance or social justice, I will not take lectures from the other side . . .… https://t.co/ZsF9PW3uzIWhat does the great ⁦@Doranimated⁩ know about Washington DC politics that others do not? Why has he been right on I… https://t.co/EZXBDixs0zNational Library of Israel places 2,500 rare manuscripts and millennium-old books from the Islamic world online: https://t.co/A0nrZ17cQW
6/8
2020
If sex isn’t real, there’s no same-sex attraction. If sex isn’t real, the lived reality of women globally is erased… https://t.co/1NlkCzXfnB
Retweeted by Ed HusainLet’s not underestimate the psychiatric consequences of this pandemic. #MentalHealthMatters
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6/6
2020
Civilisations in China, Turkey, Iran, India and Islam are all complicit in slavery and imperialism. None will apolo… https://t.co/WgQ0IUxrUuYou’re named after Alexander the Great: ‘White man’ ‘Conqueror, Coloniser’ ‘Student of “white man Aristotle”’ https://t.co/ycayhCfx1uhttps://t.co/fseuO0uqcP
Retweeted by Ed HusainYesterday, The Spectator said it was returning furlough money to the government - and that we instead hoped to sell… https://t.co/oQBvZGNvAY
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6/3
2020
“The work of destruction is quick, easy, and exhilarating; the work of creation slow, laborious, and dull.” ~ Sir… https://t.co/Vbfqo09SxQ
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6/2
2020
You hang homosexuals, stone women and exterminate Jews. https://t.co/eip0bu8RIL
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5/31
2020
First Jewish kosher service launches in UAE, making Gulf food history https://t.co/Cccin0DM4a
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5/30
2020
For #EidUlFitr, here is a discussion Islam's forgotten free-market traditions, recorded at an online Iftar with… https://t.co/kN8p10XpFh
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5/28
2020
One country, one system. There’s 27 years left on the Sino-British Joint Declaration but it’s being violated by Be… https://t.co/V09HGKG5Ue
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5/27
2020
Two pictures that sum up Iran’s strategy and vision for regional order: It relies, at its core, on cultivating a ne… https://t.co/KHy9SOnauf
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5/26
2020
A great summary by @DanMikhaylov in the Caerulean (published by @UCLTories) on our online panel event with… https://t.co/dVjP9MwZf3
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5/25
2020
If it cheers up the people who're disappointed about the bookshop in Oporto, I wrote in here sometimes. This was pr… https://t.co/p4C3Fk6u71
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5/23
2020
This was the scene in the Abbey yesterday as evening sunlight streamed in through The Queen's Window. The picture w… https://t.co/jLUMNELkRi
Retweeted by Ed HusainIn The House of Islam, Ed Husain expertly and compassionately guides us through the nuances of Islam and its people… https://t.co/DIcB0YlJm1
Retweeted by Ed Husainاللهم اختم لنا شهر رمضان برضوانك والعتق من نيرانك وجد علينا وعلى والدينا بفضلك ورحمتك ومغفرتك وامتنانك .. اللهم تقب… https://t.co/XXHGnvU98s
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5/22
2020
With over 100 pages of footnotes, this excellent, insightful new book gives a perspective from Beijing and its own… https://t.co/qCVhrANQfL#GALLERY: UAE airline @Emirates has unveiled a series of precautionary measure to prevent the spread of #COVID19 on… https://t.co/hjHAvwMEJV
Retweeted by Ed HusainIf you want to understand better the kind of thinking in Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf countries that lies behind… https://t.co/Dotqn2jyTA
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5/21
2020
Let’s hope this remains the case https://t.co/nBA5B48Tjz
Retweeted by Ed HusainGo big, or go home: we need a Marshall Plan for the arts to save the UK’s dazzling culture sector at this time of u… https://t.co/MRX7DR3mte
Retweeted by Ed HusainCovid cases have fallen 99% in London with fewer than 100 a day now being diagnosed. In a city of 9 million, it's a… https://t.co/LJamcnti52
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5/20
2020
Not just v interesting but v important: the fast-changing picture of pre-Islamic Arabia by Laïla Nehmé https://t.co/AVgTIh54Gg
Retweeted by Ed HusainBREAKING: UAE develops a Rapid Coronavirus laser testing technology • Laser beam technology identifies the virus as… https://t.co/DtCBwbkCiD
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5/19
2020
Re-imagine the Middle East. The old hatreds are on the run. The @PinskerCentre hosts a conversation tonight. Join u… https://t.co/PkfbNAqbLe
5/18
2020
"Stop Bashing Israel & Bibi Netanyahu!" said the Muslim to the liberal Jews. The full interview with the awesome Ed… https://t.co/wOGruEfBh9
Retweeted by Ed HusainHe who was: • a speaker of most European languages • grandson of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain • the monarch tha… https://t.co/3PS1aQnOpv.@guardian published a racist cartoon of Priti Patel a couple of months ago, and now this. Asians, Jews..... who’s… https://t.co/4tACR5pctz
Retweeted by Ed HusainThe dog whistle - Jews as foreigner. Again. Thanks @guardian https://t.co/Mryd8i0nsE
Retweeted by Ed HusainA quiet revolution is changing the Middle East. The new mood of a new generation highlighted by ⁦Arab News: https://t.co/LSjI4rmOMA
5/17
2020
I'm looking forward to talking with a UK audience about my new book, China's Western Horizon! I only wish it could… https://t.co/F5PmRbVkhd
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5/14
2020
File under: "The Times They Are A-Changin'" | British Jews should stop attacking Netanyahu, says @Ed_Husain, a prom… https://t.co/Eur0eHtMYY
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5/12
2020
Why British and American Jews now risk looking out of date, still fighting the last battles while unaware of the ne… https://t.co/I23mjCyhsu
5/8
2020
'Listen to many, speak to a few' 'They do not love that do not show their love' ‘This royal throne of kings, this… https://t.co/UHzIOClLsm
4/23
2020
The new history of The Spectator, to mark our becoming the first magazine in the world to publish a 10,000th issue,… https://t.co/WaFQB2wiOC
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4/19
2020

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