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Writer / filmmaker / caf-fiend / human rights person / Wikipedian / Turkish stuff

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Joined Twitter 11/14/10


@mrjamesmack Ok, in Rant in E Minor, he does a bit about the show Cops which comes across as classist, and the audi… https://t.co/Gi3j437tVJ
7/8
2020
@andrew_graeme @mrjamesmack Oh god, yeah.... that's.... yeah, that's problematic. @andrew_graeme @mrjamesmack Yeah... one of my friends loves Vic and Bob, but Shooting Stars is absolutely rife with… https://t.co/hfA9vJ5c6z @mrjamesmack I somehow don't think it would be in the later recorded albums, but more likely to be in earlier stuff… https://t.co/eTeLXvumdZ @mrjamesmack Maybe i blocked that stuff out. I have a sort of vague memory of him doing run of the mill 'my ex girl… https://t.co/BvvdJeUkNE @mrjamesmack Yeah, I was trying to think of what problematic stuff could have got worse, but I couldn't think of an… https://t.co/yRJks8LG0i @BTPLondonBridge When you help to deport migrants, do you do it in a cutesy wootsy bow wow fluffikins who's a good boy baby voice? @Ecoclown @mrjamesmack This is a good answer. @mrjamesmack I hate that this is probably true. God, what if he'd done a Chappelle and got all transphobic? This is… https://t.co/mmkTIp3Jx4 @LibDemStephen @timfarron @EdwardJDavey It would be a very clear message that anybody who considers themselves left… https://t.co/Cl2NEhG6pq @LibDemStephen @timfarron @EdwardJDavey You would think so. What shall we do to resurrect people's interest in Libe… https://t.co/6mvEkNPyeV @Preamble_LibDem I'm open minded as to the ideal method. @barbarawaxer Yeah, it's unfortunate to see the divisions in the LGBT movement now. I hope people realise that we a… https://t.co/Gg4HXUMmXU @Nigel_Farage You used to sing Hitler Youth songs at school. BLM care more about teaching history than you do. @blitherbabble Historians act just like the Lancastrians - getting offended because they're not Edward II's favouri… https://t.co/66Vw3RJiQc @barbarawaxer That really surprises me. I guess I'm used to seeing queer people of all kinds protesting together for gay rights in general. @timfarron @EdwardJDavey The party's over if it doesn't learn any lessons and keeps electing coalition ministers.LITERALLY everything FB does or doesn't do is a response to financial pressure they're just more afraid of financia… https://t.co/DWEfdYUQY2
Retweeted by John LubbockAlso Edward I left him with huge debts and there was a big famine in the middle of his reign. So yeah, stop being m… https://t.co/n9SIAQ9Jl8 @Preamble_LibDem He really must be stopped.If the nobles weren't so pissed off at being sidelined for Edward II's (possible) boyfriend Piers Gaveston and didn… https://t.co/4nmdcHpph4Undoubtedly Edward II wasn't a successful king, but he was bookended by 2 much more successful Edwards, and there m… https://t.co/sO4COSHnS8"Unusually, [Edward] enjoyed rowing, as well as hedging and ditching, and enjoyed associating with labourers and ot… https://t.co/sYmoHbn5x5 @lcromptonreid They never got UK citizenship, though they should have done. Not having citizenship plus serving a s… https://t.co/zBAd7wjfX8To be fair though, Edward III was actually a good ending to the Edward trilogy of kings, and had so many kids that… https://t.co/7I2ZNwXZTGTake that, Edward II. Still being owned by historians 700 years later. That's gotta hurt. https://t.co/od4TGfFKXK @barbarawaxer I find it very bizarre when gay men like Thiel are actively misogynistic, but I suppose there are lot… https://t.co/Xg3rMURJ5h @noahluvsanimals @TheGreenParty Gay Green Liberalism FTW @barbarawaxer I seem to recall that he believes women shouldn't have been given the vote. @barbarawaxer for someone who thinks he's so clever, his taste in fantasy is very basic. definitely not an ursula k le guin fan. @noahluvsanimals @TheGreenParty i'd like to see your parties work together more. it's great to have a good plan, bu… https://t.co/6YZEhefHRkThe UK government wants to deport 24 year old twins to different countries they've never visited. Their parents die… https://t.co/EawW5Irww6 @GorettiSimon @GThepeakes That's right! @barbarawaxer The other funny thing about calling it Palantir is that in LoTR, Saruman uses the palantir to do evil stuff.The Eye of Sauron, or Palantir, as Peter Thiel likes to call his company, is going public. https://t.co/sftHgn1Kv2 @marcowenjones @stillgray Yes that does explain the nature of being a corncob. @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox I've seen cases of people deported to countries they were tortured and… https://t.co/eH9e8g63BD @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox Andy, my dad worked on refugee and immigration cases as a politician f… https://t.co/lNfJgoEpru @marcowenjones @stillgray Now I've had to reply to you and to Ian with the corncob tweet. @stillgray https://t.co/0h6saXGBnj @marcowenjones @stillgray Marc, really, you should know about the internet culture. https://t.co/0h6saXGBnjNationalise @ASI imho https://t.co/GNSYbPbyC3Being told to 'get fucked' now by the managing 'editor' of an actual publication ( @HumanEvents ), for literally no… https://t.co/z10zOKNgfx
Retweeted by John Lubbock @stillgray Has anybody replied to this with the dril corncob tweet yet? Someone really should. @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox I think you'll find that many people here on work, student or spouse v… https://t.co/FGXsa5UIii @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox So the rules are actually counterproductive, because while I can pay t… https://t.co/KUJ3ZCXbQT @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox That's what the government claims, but they make a ton of money off of… https://t.co/bwwlVOIuCI @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox This is not some kind of accident, Andy. I'm specifically being financ… https://t.co/f7Ll7XhxUGHere's the Snopes fact check that includes the made up Hitler quote. https://t.co/676agrwt3LAn American footballer shared a made up Hitler quote which praises black people. I've seen this forgery shared by a… https://t.co/wWR7Yl9p6C @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox This is just so naive. The hostile environment affects me, a British c… https://t.co/UHLApkstws @Andytownsend101 @SaintTheJase @ProfBrianCox The British government proves that to be true every day. I don't think… https://t.co/optuOjCgWT @Andytownsend101 @ProfBrianCox My wife is from outside the EU. If I want to live in the same country as her, either… https://t.co/PH3HYyr52jTurkish court rejects release request of Kurdish politician @hdpdemirtas https://t.co/MNygTTPyNK
Retweeted by John LubbockHello, my name is world's foremost intellectual noam chomsky and i would like to pitch your esteemed magazine, viz.… https://t.co/Oe7fLZrHlT.@EmilyThornberry, 90% of people killed or injured by explosive weapons in populated areas are civilians. This isn'… https://t.co/vzjS1cf89L
Retweeted by John LubbockBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus https://t.co/mpw48wPmLW
Retweeted by John LubbockA Russian ice cream maker has been accused of promoting homosexuality after using a rainbow on its packaging. The… https://t.co/b2JPJC8gO7
Retweeted by John LubbockIn the middle of the pandemic, when the @UN secretary general has called for a ceasefire, the United Kingdom - led… https://t.co/wG3jcPazRl
Retweeted by John Lubbock @tom_watson I'm sure you'll love JK's new children's book... https://t.co/DgcXB8DBhV @saladinahmed @davedrawsgood @ChrisOHalloran @HassanOE @NateCosby Sounds cool!Of course. Because the UK is a craven, money grubbing moral vacuum of a country trying desperately to hold onto its… https://t.co/zUKIOwZSSY @FDRLST You gotta admit, forcing women to keep unwanted pregnancies is an effective way to keep poor people poor. I… https://t.co/3bxVMiFdHl @Louise_katz @BorisJohnson Tens of thousands of dead people disagree with you. Britain looks weak, petty, and is te… https://t.co/omYSk5KIis @afneil When you don't understand that some people have suffered because of Britain's legacy of imperialist exploit… https://t.co/2jsOhRQKPgAre you a scooby doo villain who has been cancelled just because you attempted steal land from native americans and… https://t.co/8eVed5xT7m @demarionunn @PublicChaffinch https://t.co/20xCpGNWT2taylor mcwilliams, a literal multi-millionaire and property developer who owns a huge amount of brixton going on ab… https://t.co/b7jyGY0PKB
Retweeted by John Lubbock @marcowenjones Well that account's been active since 2014, but it is pretty weird that NU fans would suddenly stan… https://t.co/a6YMJu6OXI @michael_taggart Pretty sure he'll still be an incredibly rich man who gets invited on talk shows. @MarcherLord1 Presumably you're a supporter of Britain leaving the democratic body in which he sits as an elected o… https://t.co/wird4oGZi2Ireland has got its own COVID app. Ireland is, after all, a much more advanced society, economically, socially an… https://t.co/0zvzigwtZY
Retweeted by John Lubbock @ryanvizzions @TWRfan1992 Is it mandatory to be overweight if you're a cop in the US? @ProgressOnline Love how the Labour party can't stop its petty internal point scoring. Really makes you want to give the party a wide berth. @PaulLomax Such a tragedy. He will be missed. @PaulLomax He used to live near my parents. He hated it. Much too ethnically diverse for him. Everybody felt sorry… https://t.co/NZNOolGzZMMeanwhile, over on Parler, James Delingpole now has his own line of merch which he claims is very insensitive and o… https://t.co/YtUs23sPdqReach has confirmed this to the stock market. -550 jobs to go, 12% of workforce (not necessarily all journalists b… https://t.co/QTeMDEFszv
Retweeted by John LubbockBrexit is actively hurting the UK's ability to reduce carbon emissions. https://t.co/8RyvYIKj2FReally pleased to have been part of this investigation with the great @arawnsley. One of the major takeaways that I… https://t.co/gfbpY49UMJ
Retweeted by John LubbockI’m so happy to read this piece. https://t.co/NtjYu34pit
Retweeted by John LubbockFor my British followers, one of the fake journalists "Joyce Toledano" uncovered in the investigation also wrote fo… https://t.co/xylC4rtlOA
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7/7
2020
You fund Saudi war crimes in Yemen. https://t.co/YnkiqhQVLP @rich028 I was like 'I can tell you it's not any of these people', but they made me look at lots of photos of black… https://t.co/iCYBHpYdf1 @rich028 Only time someone tried to mug me I went to look at photo profiles in the station. Technology was all out… https://t.co/72p6kP1lsiI didn't notice this a few days ago but Labour seems to be moving towards supporting Proportional Representation. https://t.co/2S2p3DXtlFThis is bad. ICE just told students here on student visas that if their school is going online-only this fall, the… https://t.co/bL9IKL0z8c
Retweeted by John Lubbock @Hall1Darren @SkyNews 'I don't believe other people get treated differently by the police than I do because I've never witnessed it' @jamestcmuir @SkyNews white person in "believes that the police treat everybody like they treat him" shockerThis might be the most out of touch tweet I ever saw about systematic police brutality. https://t.co/bNc4pfwi6d @Whatmeagain old white person says black people deserve to get treated like shit for being 'disrespectful'. why am i not surprised? @thefewthemany @SkyNews Not sure why I was ever following someone who refuses to believe that black people get prof… https://t.co/QRKC2oI4Vy @Neil_Lewis I think i'll pass.... :) @Neil_Lewis Surely it should have been 'Stan's Head Hairport'I have found the worst named blockchain company. https://t.co/hDU6j7inKS @JolyonMaugham Hi Jo, can you follow back so I can DM you? @BlanketyQuiz quiet britain currently out of stockClass war in Tower Hamlets as the police start arresting people on the picket lines. Margaret Thatcher would be pro… https://t.co/cWruK5qvAX
Retweeted by John Lubbock @HaryMcormack198 @STLD98 You're tarring them with the worst brush. Pretty sure the RFH and Barbican Centre weren't built on the cheap. @HaryMcormack198 Brunswick Estate and RFH are good examples of brutslism. It's not all bad.
7/6
2020

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