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James StAnthony @JamesStAnthony Brighton, England

'In charnels and on coffins, where black death, keeps record of the trophies won from thee.' Writer @failbettergames. Personal account.

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Joined Twitter 1/2/09


there’s been a reassessment of the Blair/Brown government on the Left in recent years: you hear more about its achi… https://t.co/y0H89j3G2Y
Retweeted by James StAnthonyThat folk who did fuck all for past 5 years other than throw an endless petulant strop now feel entitled to smugly… https://t.co/65bqAjnqdT
Retweeted by James StAnthonyThere's only one candidate in the Labour leadership race committed to undoing Thatcher's anti-union laws and rebuil… https://t.co/JtRDLYw2OM
Retweeted by James StAnthonyOh so we've reached this stage of bullshit discourse, have we? Great. He *was* the man to deliver it, but you and… https://t.co/U14LwOnyEs
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2/23
2020
Sorry after that Tommy Robinson activist ranted on Question Time with made up information, Nandy chooses “actually,… https://t.co/mnVeOg7goU
Retweeted by James StAnthonyi think my politics for a long time to come are going to be informed by 'and what did you do in the 2019 election'instead of pretending Labour are somehow responsible for the actions of a Conservative government they're performat… https://t.co/M9xeljoBTuby pursuing a left agenda, you are, in fact, enabling the right, who have no agency whatsoever and can't be blamed… https://t.co/jEpKhv3IhS
Retweeted by James StAnthony"the opposition is responsible for the bad things the government does" truly the sophistry of the moment https://t.co/V5oaIXgGwJ
Retweeted by James StAnthonyIf you liked, shared, or agreed with this you are too stupid to vote. https://t.co/SLAygRFGAI
Retweeted by James StAnthonyseeing people liking tweets from George fucking Osborne of all the bloodsucking austerity-mongers and like jesus fu… https://t.co/JdYiyH0ZNCIt’s worth pointing out that UCU is not affiliated to the Labour Party, & I make this comment in purely a personal… https://t.co/GtAGm7q7u4
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2/22
2020
This is a real issue for the Labour leadership election. A bunch of normal people - maybe with an above average int… https://t.co/9brp7d1GVf
Retweeted by James StAnthonylast rt - it's not even as if Buckingham Palace is particularly attractive or historic. Ugly 18th century mistake -… https://t.co/kzAxJNDr2CCan't afford flood defences. Can't afford to replace flammable cladding. Can't afford to take coal waste tips away.… https://t.co/h6SUe2H8bH
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2/21
2020
How to sum up the last 2 years in one succinct photo: https://t.co/YN1PG7rVVn
Retweeted by James StAnthony“This isn’t a personal point about Keir Starmer. What’s at issue here is a form of prevarication common to the Labo… https://t.co/Rhghh98osY
Retweeted by James StAnthonyI don’t know why Rebecca Long-Bailey’s campaign hasn’t circulated clips from her performance at PMQs last year. Her… https://t.co/mGhSTLTjO7
Retweeted by James StAnthonySaw this for the first time today. Astonishing. Niccolo’ dell’Arca, near life size Mary Magdalen from the Lamenta… https://t.co/E4DuUE7J4C
Retweeted by James StAnthonyregretting choosing to write a sad cat story todaywho do these people like? is it literally just blair and no one else https://t.co/PATeQiY1Hq
Retweeted by James StAnthonyProud to stand shoulder to shoulder with UCU strikers today, fighting for the workforce and the soul of higher educ… https://t.co/2GtHY9b8zL
Retweeted by James StAnthonySHE NEVER ACTUALLY SAYS ANYTHING MY GOD I FEEL LIKE I'M GOING CRAZY https://t.co/UTkGRnqYTY
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2/20
2020
fao of left wing pals: we’ve spent some of the last few years trying to make clever tactical judgements, and it’s m… https://t.co/aTwHvzhl6M
Retweeted by James StAnthonyThere were plenty, PLENTY, of people who told you the lies, smears & misinformation about Mr Corbyn were just that:… https://t.co/VF9kNAivwU
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2/19
2020
For the love of god we can’t go back to spouting this shite, we just can’t https://t.co/6GNs0InOjf
Retweeted by James StAnthony @Beavs where is Edoras? :(The Abbey in the Oakwood, 1810 #caspardavidfriedrich #romanticism https://t.co/WeKNRlT3rn
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2/18
2020
It's not Corbynism. It's Socialism. #c4debate #LabourLeadership #Labour https://t.co/HvxiQkiaeS
Retweeted by James StAnthonyRLB says "I don't get this about 'Corbynism', there is no such thing as Corbynism. Investing in public services, bu… https://t.co/SqpzmOMxJd
Retweeted by James StAnthonyespecially those who had national media platforms from which to spout their noxious, consequence-free garbage i w… https://t.co/wBpo7RUFE2so the tories introduce a eugenicist into the government & the right wing media decides to make the validity of eug… https://t.co/nIgsZt6JOwRebecca Long-Bailey joining Bernie Sanders in her status as Schrodinger’s candidate: simultaneously present and not… https://t.co/6KlxFatOJC
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2/17
2020
Starmer is very much the photography & electoral appeal candidate, unfortunately moving images with sound exist. https://t.co/UNRk0VWVhw
Retweeted by James StAnthonyDemoralised leftists thinking of voting for Starmer, this really should give you pause for thought, because Rachel… https://t.co/BhXyiB4I7U
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2/16
2020
Joan of Arc in Prayer by Karel Van Belle (1923) https://t.co/aiT0OeCkkK
Retweeted by James StAnthonyLabour not putting Emily Thornberry - a wildly camp agent of pure chaos - on the ballot and apparently favouring Ke… https://t.co/uPT5y038IW
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2/15
2020
It's RLB or bust. No left wing critique or cause I've seen of her can't be built on or advanced under her leadershi… https://t.co/0SDHHXYd52
Retweeted by James StAnthony @gregbuchanan @WritNelson oh fun is that from the first one which was in the world's hottest room?RLB has a coherent plan for Labour winning the next election that goes way beyond rhetoric https://t.co/ioEfpUoqY0
Retweeted by James StAnthony @CHGardiner oh to have handwriting that required filters to avoid spoilersI just published There’s a Starmer Waiting in the Sky https://t.co/LWyhuBbY5d
Retweeted by James StAnthonySorry but if you think Labour will win back any seats in Leave-voting Northern areas with Sir Keir Starmer as leade… https://t.co/0FYTySzd9b
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2/14
2020
somewhat narcissistic but i have largely avoided photos for years but managed to take a selfie i don't hate tonight https://t.co/lRjCqFMJGFthe man we could have had as pm had various ostensibly liberal people not spent 2 years+ perpetuating disingenuous… https://t.co/Nyjuux5EdnA decent life shouldn't just be for those at the top. #Labourleadership #Labour https://t.co/zFY8hxJq35
Retweeted by James StAnthonywhat he did in stripping shamima begum of citizenship - and solely in the interests of looking 'tough' for his doo… https://t.co/Oramh5vekFoh no not babykiller javidWhen I said this about how differences between the US & UK press mean it’s unlikely that Sanders will get the same… https://t.co/Xsd0HYncex
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2/13
2020
If there was a case of a young white boy with blonde hair, who later dabbled in class A drugs and conspired with a… https://t.co/u6H53mRyxn
Retweeted by James StAnthonyThe unpleasable Labour right fan base is, unsurprisingly, displeased. Whoever wins, it’s going to be straight back… https://t.co/lr22ffACob
Retweeted by James StAnthonyAnother truly inspirational manuscript. The Regia Carmina (Royal MS 6 E IX) https://t.co/oTtXoLueru https://t.co/zcVj7iLKAS
Retweeted by James StAnthonyof all the terrible Democrat centrists I find her support the most baffling the things can't be better candidate w… https://t.co/6pJXzgrWk7From binders full of women to women hurling binders: the Amy Klobuchar story
2/12
2020
@Yukongold1898 Kate AndrewsI’ll believe that #Jamaica50 is about “criminality” when self-confessed coked-up members of the front bench are jai… https://t.co/Sa8IcT0abR
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2/11
2020
if you're going to harp on about 'electability' you need to have some idea of what you want to achieve once elected… https://t.co/gmbm750gi8we've seen in 2015 a labour party that couldn't even bring itself to vote against austerity for fear of seeming 'no… https://t.co/E1QdWywUyrif you want a racist anti-immigrant party that can't bring itself to vote on meaningful climate change or labour re… https://t.co/2ECxJyak6Fthe comments on literally anything RLB proposes: better work regulations, labour rights, climate change, ending aus… https://t.co/B1wxj1jNdNAbsolutely incredible that we are once again letting folks who backed Change UK, Jo Swinson and People's Vote define who is "electable".
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2/10
2020
I don't see what is so bad about 'continuity Corbyn'. Corbyn is the only remotely decent leader Labour has had in 1… https://t.co/hEadbUABYE
Retweeted by James StAnthonyAnd the Starmer backsliding on opposing austerity begins https://t.co/8gsbgI1nLC
Retweeted by James StAnthonyPlaying out here yet again as a perfect microcosm of UK politics as a whole in the last forty years: endless indulg… https://t.co/DiMKwgWVYX
Retweeted by James StAnthonytragedy in 3 acts https://t.co/lCM9cYHYFHStarmer won by three votes in Islington North CLP nomination meeting. Hearing the arguments from his supporters, mo… https://t.co/BSxvMEfE5E
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2/9
2020
I kept wondering why Richard Burgon - degree in Eng Lit from Cambridge, qualified lawyer - is routinely derided as… https://t.co/gsTY9NN1EB
Retweeted by James StAnthonyStarmer doesn’t have a strategy, he has a moral-physical bearing expressed in photographs (not the moving image, le… https://t.co/kqRndST7kJ
Retweeted by James StAnthonyPeople are worn down, an RLB victory means years more of this crap, I understand in that context why “let’s just l… https://t.co/N6OXQPMN0x
Retweeted by James StAnthonySo people are just ignoring all the approving noises Starmer is getting from press that has spent fifteen years mon… https://t.co/0hzMGw81s4
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2/8
2020
Depressing to see so much sneering about such an uncontroversial and achievable policy to improve people’s lives. T… https://t.co/yVmDraryGZ
Retweeted by James StAnthonyIn 2017, a socialist Labour Party came within 2pts of winning a general election. Two years later, we lost in a lan… https://t.co/Z3z0TKWxCT
Retweeted by James StAnthonyI expect the Labour Right to lecture me about electability, and I expect them to oppose the Left - after all, they… https://t.co/7dKBZr7f2v
Retweeted by James StAnthonyLook forward to having a Labour leader who goes to dinner with people like Paul Volker, certainly not someone who w… https://t.co/SkSV3TabXw
Retweeted by James StAnthonyIf you think the labour movement’s job is to challenge the ruling class, you don’t elect a Knight of the Realm who… https://t.co/B0DFA8PYyi
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2/7
2020
had a heated but respectful disagreement with a friend on Keir Starmer earlier but I think my refusal to accept cat… https://t.co/gpSqm9SXX3Love how the Labour Right feel they can simply state that, unlike the left, they want to win elections without ever… https://t.co/yReF0PfvyR
Retweeted by James StAnthonyof the many, many terrible things about the people's vote debacle, it giving the fucking odious alistair campbell w… https://t.co/sUXwodTT3J @itshannahflynn oh no :( i thought it'd lost a really good metal chopstick (rendering the set useless) i'd got as a… https://t.co/QSFhVYUKyhFour Monks Carrying a Black Goat Across the Snow to Nowhere Mitchell Nolte Aleister Crowley (1928-30) https://t.co/YVyTOue3r7
Retweeted by James StAnthonyThe case for privatisation is collapsing. https://t.co/6rvS976CI7
Retweeted by James StAnthonyGovernment: 'Fly this flag to mark the 60th birthday of Prince Andrew' Liverpool: 'No' https://t.co/Lvg5CDxD5Y
Retweeted by James StAnthonyA short thread on the leadership stuff and the future direction of the party (sorry). I am not certain on any of t… https://t.co/bSVsz5bc0f
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2/6
2020
Keir Starmer's campaign rests on the idea that Labour lost in December because it didn't have a polished leader who… https://t.co/0K6k3YXTku
Retweeted by James StAnthony @AlecSaracen you are very straight sometimesgoogling fat tabby cats. for workI voted against Tory welfare reforms in 2015. This BBC documentary further exposes their devastating impact. Tinke… https://t.co/d5EtPTo8vz
Retweeted by James StAnthonyNEW: "We need a compelling vision for local government ahead of the next election – one that involves devolving gen… https://t.co/c2Ss7Iz4Dv
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2/5
2020
after having done everything they could possibly think to to do to throw the election to a far-right bully, the UK… https://t.co/P5o2BYsNR9
Retweeted by James StAnthony👼 Friendly reminder 👼 - I wrote an interactive story about CRIMINAL NUNS - It's hosted on an Iphone app called TA… https://t.co/vNv6KE23aL
Retweeted by James StAnthonyThat moderate electoral playbook in full: 1. Constantly pull the most ratfuck underhand bullshit to undermine your… https://t.co/reDXyfzUZ9
Retweeted by James StAnthonyalways nice to see the developers of the 2018 tory conference app getting workPlease enjoy this Franciscan friar petting a cat. https://t.co/WswPl0ZI3p
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2/4
2020
This is excellent from @RLong_Bailey - Labour needs to professionalise it’s operation and revolutionise it’s commun… https://t.co/lXoMzN48UO
Retweeted by James StAnthonyDoing a version of @FrogCroakley's There & Snack Again this weekend https://t.co/8OI5poOcxz and the prep is getting… https://t.co/HRtEVJMvD4validating far-right talking points are we keir?? https://t.co/rYl6FRd8zV
Retweeted by James StAnthonyCapitalism destroyed my family. My grandfather was the ducal elector of the Palatinate, but capitalism disintegrate… https://t.co/9Nq1lBUaQJ
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2/3
2020

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