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Author, NEW BOOK: 'Strange Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and the Limits of Diversity: https://t.co/oPPR79pO3v Previous book: 'Denial: The Unspeakable Truth'

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Double Event Announcement! [Thread] Thursday 16th of July - Philippe Sands, author of East West Street, and Stepha… https://t.co/uLMjpRQpYB
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7/2
2020
...part of me is sad that the photo was pulled as it challenges stock images of what Haredi Jews are. It's not an i… https://t.co/b8TqKhoSigThis, in some ways, is the reverse of the phenomenon I've often talked about: images of Haredim used to signify gen… https://t.co/0mzGx8D0FtThis photo was taken on the festival of Purim and was, arguably, appropriate as the story mentions the theory that… https://t.co/LS1kh7aXJMThe illustration used for this @guardian article by @harrietsherwood is interesting. Right now it's perfectly appro… https://t.co/i42OP8xzK2
7/1
2020
@YairWallach @KEHSkinazi It's accurate in this context - Purim may have been the reason for the virus spreading in orthodox communities @waksonwaksofff That's actually quite appropriate given that Purim is widely suspected to have played a role in spreading the virusHere we go again! Day two of our Antisemitism on the Left event, ‘Here and Now’, is just about to start online. Ton… https://t.co/Io1ccK5Rnw
Retweeted by Keith Kahn-HarrisRe 'White Fragility': It's one book. If you want understand any subject don't just read one book. And if you don't… https://t.co/QExlOHEusK
6/30
2020
@MMagout That's an interesting one. I'm not sure whether I agree that they are separate things. I will have to think about itHappening later today/tomorrow - proven really popular so if there's any space left (or if you've registered) pleas… https://t.co/TONjV7Idbo
Retweeted by Keith Kahn-HarrisGood thread from Adam for anyone who genuinely wants to understand what the powers and remit of the EHRC are. https://t.co/o4sIdyqxl2
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6/29
2020
Like David Bowie. Love Gail Ann Dorsey.This joke doesn't work if you replace champagne with Stilton. Believe me, I've tried. https://t.co/LQEsz6vrkj @Baddiel Love is just as big a problem. Philosemitism is dangerous, especially when it's selective. Cf Corbyn's Cab… https://t.co/fKic230bn4I have been thinking of calling my next book 'Hate: A Manifesto'. We need to reconcile ourselves to our hate and ou… https://t.co/M03ddtjottMy suggestion is that we reverse this: that we sees the process of building alliances as a process of reaching out… https://t.co/GvpowrEoXsSo often, campaigns with broad support disintegrate into factions and in-fighting with bewildering speed. One of th… https://t.co/nrhlPgwChrAnti-racist solidarity worth the name has to involve a coalition between flawed people. There are v v few people wh… https://t.co/L1xbXRBKZWI can certainly see why some BLM activists might identify with Palestinians and vice versa. However, anti-racist so… https://t.co/9UnaCJxaQKOne question about this: Is 'fit as a butcher's dog' an actual expression or was it created for that dog food ad a… https://t.co/vHWTbuDF0rShow me one significant policy intervention from Labour on Palestine between 2015 and 2019. I can't remember any. I… https://t.co/1Xy2vpWrIW
Retweeted by Keith Kahn-HarrisExactly. https://t.co/g1Ip2UfqvDThose pointing to the laughable sight of #BorisJohnson doing press ups may be missing the point. He constantly perf… https://t.co/ymfCMEkVaqChristian Zionists proclaim their love for #Israel. Brandenburg Gate, #Berlin @KeithKahnHarris @AAhronheim https://t.co/1ubnm0YFFi
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6/28
2020
@nickmoberly @steevXIII @haroldvs @ProfAndyField @robinnkok @Kate_E_Quinn @NecroHippy @MarkLaVenia @DayalPattersonhttps://t.co/gfjNP4uVMC
6/27
2020
@Annika_WozEre I saw them in a pub in 1988 with a handful of fans @Casmilus Which makes it all the stranger that they headlined GlastonburyAlso, while I enjoyed both my Glastonburys and saw some great acts, I do remember feeling frustrated at the absolut… https://t.co/P6SGOeDzAyI attended Glastonbury in 1992 and 1993. What I find astonishing to remember is that Carter The Unstoppable Sex Mac… https://t.co/ORAy82t6Zg
6/26
2020
If you, a white English person, are talking about the systemic racism as a global issue, and the only example you c… https://t.co/7UHXbqXV0m
Retweeted by Keith Kahn-Harris @gaysoftheother @s0l1darity4ever Cheers Lev! We have our differences but do not live on different planets politically. @DHBJones Why don't you do him with a small forehead? That's what Brendan O'Neil would do to own the libs. @DHBJones Can you please do a Brendan O'Neil strip for Viz? A 'Spot the Clue' will do.Tweet of the millennium https://t.co/apVNeSWlCJ @transform6789 Ironically one that absolves the US police @hyperchrisz Nick Hornby might be interested @Yael_Shafritz Well, I'm inclined towards some forms of anarchism inasmuch as they treat power as a general problem… https://t.co/9TS1Fm1PEu @Yael_Shafritz Not everyone no. But ideologically one of the most dangerous delusions is that there is a power that… https://t.co/Chul9dcqmb @Yael_Shafritz @mikeyfranklin I hope so. Perhaps as memories of the heady days of being in power in the party fade,… https://t.co/Cfhj4XdlI5 @Yael_Shafritz But one area where the left may be a tougher nut to crack than the United Synagogue, is that it's co… https://t.co/O0kSfKPfB4 @Yael_Shafritz Absolutely agree that Keshet are a great model. They achieved things I never thought were possible @Yael_Shafritz @mikeyfranklin Well I'm not generally a 1 striker about many things. But while I agree that Walker i… https://t.co/Sewq9gPlxh @Yael_Shafritz No easy answers but we do need to think about how racism from 'our' side might sometimes be treated… https://t.co/PRg8FSNqJgIt's really only just struck me how far conflicts over what racism and anti-racism mean, are also conflicts about w… https://t.co/qkN4ezj2pq @s0l1darity4ever The point is that Corbyn et al were firmly in charge by 2018/2019. @s0l1darity4ever By the final years of Corbyn those people were mostly gone anywayRacism can be as engrained and education-resistant on left as well as right. We have to acknowledge the point where… https://t.co/VVqBIQGuvKIn theory I am sympathetic to this approach. The problem is a) this generosity and patience is applied to some kind… https://t.co/Wt0YfMAWsm @s0l1darity4ever The details were indeed disturbing. They were also included as part of an exculpatory narrative th… https://t.co/mxaC6TgXUV @s0l1darity4ever That is, to be charitable, a highly contestable narrative @s0l1darity4ever It's antisemitic to attributing US police brutality and racism, which goes back centuries, to Isr… https://t.co/YDZbjI0yop @s0l1darity4ever As far as I can tell it was a general statement of how great Peake was, linking to the article.Still. Looks like Labour is never going to break out of the purge-counter-purge cycle. The futility is depressing,… https://t.co/0Dk6wMrEwoI wonder whether Long-Bailey's sacking has much more to do with Peake's obvious disappointment with Starmer's elec… https://t.co/m5cnaNQCSbA naive hope: I would love it if Starmer followed sacking of Long-Bailey with a call for an enquiry into the use of… https://t.co/R63E6xTm22 @mathlang I would suggest that that is the implication. Otherwise, why mention Israel at all? @mathlang No problem with mentioning Israel in a negative light. But there is a problem with treating Israel as hav… https://t.co/1xHZ6DFsrW @mathlang Mossad have not trained US police departments. Israeli companies and components of Israeli military and p… https://t.co/FfBUWgh0BWToday, one actor's comment derailed activism against the militarisation of US police and activism against globalisa… https://t.co/44CpRGDyTMFor now though, perhaps the @JCoSSIJE could conduct a learning activity on the ethics of philanthropy using a hypot… https://t.co/ExeEu2lgTYI'd support the genuinely wonderful staff and governors of the school (whom I'm sure despise Desmond) either ignori… https://t.co/oCebHTP8Fu @BenCrowne @charleskeidan The porn is less the issue than his involvement in borderline corruption. Plus his naked… https://t.co/pQQ9U5JcEzWith #richarddesmond Desmond in the news again, worth stating again that, should #JCOSS students feel like covering… https://t.co/VYOwYMdvEa @charleskeidan @BenCrowne I'm going to post about tis again on FB @charleskeidan @BenCrowne I have on a number of occasions posted pictures of the Desmond wing sign and encouraged s… https://t.co/c7AxkMwWyO @RobertMEllis2 That's true in principle. The problem is that, in practice, part of the kudos attached to academics… https://t.co/bWYonDnbhi @AldermanGeo I haven't no. @AldermanGeo Reference books tend to be used rather than referencedSo if a scholar refuses to acknowledge what they have learned from Joosten by referencing him, they are doing no mo… https://t.co/VApi1iWaIYReferencing is not an innocent process. Its not just that to reference someone is to augment their reputation, dese… https://t.co/stWcrqWYBq
6/25
2020
Government action against the pandemic has posed a threat to the radical right project. So for the UK government, m… https://t.co/kS3p8UjXMQ
6/24
2020
Can't keep up with this anymore. One U Boat captain stabbed. SS men in America. Game Of Thrones SS guy decides he d… https://t.co/5wWdM9zLRxGame Of Thrones SS bloke looks cool and brooding in his leather coat, after including Evil French Collaborator in t… https://t.co/vdUGJFio2fNow we're back on the U Boat and once again one part of the crew sabotages the other, this time trying to run agrou… https://t.co/DPrH3CKfe6The French resistance are helping Jewish children escape from the deportation train. Quite tense and moving but bel… https://t.co/1ucY3afWIkOh and now we're onto the French resistance cell discussing the nobility of self-sacrifice. #DasBoot @realnickperry That's the point - it's the complete antithesisNext the good German U Boat captain has an imaginary conversation with his Dad about meatloaf and the failure of Ge… https://t.co/1m9K3nLSVK @realnickperry It's new. Inspired by the original book/filmNow back to the Holocaust. The bad SS man is arranging a photographer to capture the moment when Jews are put onto… https://t.co/3oLOzfb9qq5 minutes into S2 finale of #DasBoot So far: execution of French policeman, discussion of conscience in wartime, th… https://t.co/rMrkdOEStl @joseph_finlay That could well be true. The theatre industry is going to be decimated by this @joseph_finlay Maybe theatre involves actors speaking at high volumes directly facing first few rows? There's a kno… https://t.co/GkDWeVNImdMoving to the UK you hear a lot about left wing antisemitism, but what IS that? Is it unique? Can it be fought? E… https://t.co/IRc71Tmqbs
Retweeted by Keith Kahn-Harris @thebigcashprize @s0l1darity4ever It's going to happen. The only question is when and under what government. @thebigcashprize @s0l1darity4ever Of course that doesn't eliminate the problem of illegality, if drugs are to be re… https://t.co/H0OGptAnfe @thebigcashprize @s0l1darity4ever Yes the end to the war on drugs would be a massive step in the right direction @PTChronic All good in theory, but tough to do in practice. Policies and institutions require some stability to dev… https://t.co/MiWQ8AF9DW @PTChronic In which case the key question - and I think this is a question for anarchism more widely - is how this… https://t.co/9q2jCpoQ2X @PTChronic Don't doubt the importance of early intervention and the exacerbating role of prison. The issue I have i… https://t.co/saRQtPy8Di @PTChronic Well they do work in that serial killers, rapists, child abusers are sometimes tracked down and removed… https://t.co/y0dEqsKTQG @PTChronic Had a quick look at some of the links here. My own gut feeling is that there is a huge amount that can b… https://t.co/iwXCzWvZ7O @s0l1darity4ever I find that much more convincing than abolition. @PTChronic I get that police are not a bunch of Sherlock Holmesish geniuses and investigation is often inadequate.… https://t.co/bIQIN5aC1g @s0l1darity4ever Agree. Defunding seems a better strategy to pursue right now. @ElizVialls @thatinterlace I had a look at this and the alternatives are sketchy. In fairness, they acknowledge tha… https://t.co/NpUB8B9S6r @DannyKodicek Some are calling for abolition and suggesting a variety of forms of social work and support to replace it.Note: these are genuine questions. I would assume that I'm not the first to ask them nor that no one has ever tried… https://t.co/BMmqEdS4hMFinally, are there any forms of harmful behaviour that would persist under any social system at any time and to whi… https://t.co/7GkPFcutiw
6/23
2020

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