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Kieran Yates @kieran_yates London, England

Journalist/Broadcaster covering politics + culture. Also do books + zines + podcast stuff + my Radio 4 doc on social housing below. Agent: @Plittyc 👋🏽

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Joined Twitter 2/19/09


@stewfortier pls!
7/11
2020
@BeeBabs SAME but then I do chaotic things like open twitterWhen you guys are reading and too thick for the material, do you @fjrrx It’s hard!!! @WeLuvRobbie 💞💞💞Dreaming of the moment thread hits my top lip 🙇🏽‍♀️
7/10
2020
@imbadatlife @theipaper loool @imbadatlife @theipaper I wrote this in...March https://t.co/zrnJaraZoj @BeeBabs he was so excited to tweet that @AgeingIngenue @bridgetminamore Wow @WeLuvRobbie the disrespect @salwapower 💞💞💞Art project launched in honour of Grenfell artist Khadija Saye https://t.co/ynsucPUIfF
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @thediyora I over-write and go back and edit out but... it is hard 🥴🥴🥴 @bumithomas @guardian please follow Bumi and see if there are ways we can support her work moving forward, as she i… https://t.co/3qmT2gfZiEThanks @guardian and @kieran_yates for this article and your support #BrokenSilenceEP Bumi Thomas: the Glasgow-bor… https://t.co/ahgoW2lMiG
Retweeted by Kieran YatesToo angry to even get into it here, gonna see to my plant babies as rage therapy 👋🏽AKA making it easier for gentrifiers to continue overpriced offerings for white patrons while not building social h… https://t.co/OfJas6g9Q5We’re asking for social housing we’re getting...money off pasta?waited for the whole speech to hear anything about renters?? why are these financial aids always aimed at those wit… https://t.co/NL7wC9OJvJ
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @nikeshshukla HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! LOVE U ALWAYS 💞💞💞❤️❤️
7/8
2020
New report out today 🚨 The Green New Deal needs an intersectional public health approach that centres racial just… https://t.co/DhIeJWGSqu
Retweeted by Kieran YatesCan someone commission a BTS doc of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver plshello! i am doing some research with sikh and panjabi communities and i would appreciate talking to you about your… https://t.co/fyDMMxh3QT
Retweeted by Kieran YatesThis so so beautiful and inspiring in so many ways, from learning about Coel’s refusal to submit to the poetic writ… https://t.co/zv5UgqbX6pWow overwatering my plants to the point that they’ve all died so says so much about how well meaning my naive my in… https://t.co/zx4WjNvTRV
Retweeted by Kieran YatesLet’s get the young people, parents and community involved I’ll be attending this https://t.co/Z3ujk7l1aW
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7/7
2020
@rantsbyiman it escalated my inner thot x
7/6
2020
@hayrewego 🥵🥵🥵🥵🥵 @joemuggs Yeh I think this is gonna have to be the motive for me too...useful to just kno how ppl are init @nathanielacole loool standard but also u have purpose!!! @thediyora V ready for ur DJ pivot + yes thank u same!!! @jessicabateman Yes!
7/3
2020
@susangardenct Ofc 🙃The beauty industry has been using this coded language of the promise of ‘brightening’, ‘glowing’, ‘luminosity’ etc… https://t.co/sRd6LFS8rb @GLOCKSNOT loooolFair and lovely renaming as glow and lovely is sooo posh Indians ~solving~ racism init @lemelp @OWNITLDN Yesss!When will this country shut up about the fucking pubFREE RESOURCES TO AID IN BLACK STUDY (I will update this as I go along):
Retweeted by Kieran YatesThis will be my last month on @1Xtra, a radio station that changed my life forever when they gave me a show in 2014… https://t.co/Xcu5j08jnO
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7/2
2020
@fjrrx gimme some blu tack and a tea towel @CasparMelville I’ll stick with blu tack, thanksI had no idea how expensive frames and rugs would be in adult life?? ffs TRYING to spend away my anxiety @jdmcartwright THEY SLEEP WE GRIND...our teethrise and grind twitter really needs to shut up...if u rlly think a rampant work cycle will make u happy u are mistakenbut that just makes it so so so uplifting when you get glimmers of light from excellent thinkers so thank u to everyone who provides it 🥺you know when you know something is terrible but then you research more and then you realise its like, ultra terrib… https://t.co/kfwtDFxMcdCAN EVERYONE PLEASE RT AND SHARE TO SUPPORT MY SIS GETTING THE SURGERIES SHE NEEDS TO SURVIVE! https://t.co/mrwuGXp76Z
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7/1
2020
@CandiceC_W LIGHT IN THE DARK!!! love u 💞BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 👑 And the FIRST Black AUTHOR to win it let alone Black WOMAN since the prize BEGAN in 1994? S… https://t.co/CHnsFV2FIP
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @bridgetminamore archived xSickening + beyond disappointing see Keir Starmer wilfully rejecting the clear relationship between the activism of… https://t.co/2FH2EFPrLu
6/29
2020
@DanielleDASH thank u! ❤️💞(Obvs not a doctor and have to be careful about the idea + language of “recovery” from a virus we still don’t know… https://t.co/V0M8ozLji0 @AyoCaesar LIGHT IN THIS QUAGMIRE OF GARBAGE 🥺I think mumsy has completely recovered from Covid after a proper nightmarish few months!! She was hospitalised in A… https://t.co/dxNRLNnYBM
6/28
2020
There’s action across London boroughs today from the @LDNRentersUnion to put pressure on Secretary of State for Hou… https://t.co/q2yTthnjYYWe need a complete overhaul of social housing which we know precariously impacts the lives of black and brown peopl… https://t.co/xz0gpNEsFV
6/27
2020
There are so many UK black activists that a lot of us know nothing about. It’s really sad. Olive Morris did so much… https://t.co/9G6lR7BdMJ
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @SincerelyAde ANOTHER reason why the demolition is so depressing 🙇🏽‍♀️NO TO THIS DEVELOPMENT! NO TO SOCIAL CLEANSING! NO TO GENTRIFICATION. ALL INFO AND A TEMPLATE EMAIL IS IN OUR GOOGL… https://t.co/LJjtHA3YO4
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @PlittyC https://t.co/2RRfKTvAqTadvocating for all my black and brown followers to nap if you're losing sleep - reminder that capitalism relies on… https://t.co/u9yBh4BFHw @samparkercouk loooolWas desperate to write a a British Values book for eg which didn’t really pick up steam but was calm because the pr… https://t.co/6vvniHHRGhBest advice I ever got as a journalist early on was that if pieces don’t get commissioned doesn’t means they’re wor… https://t.co/61sstAkHTn
6/26
2020
@SincerelyAde Dreaming of Janet and Dong :((((((
6/23
2020
@PlittyC UR THE ONLY ONE WHO CALMS MEIt’s #WindrushDay and @Jaja__Muhammad presented and produced a 2 part special about the windrush generation then an… https://t.co/izWRaf5p01
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @BeeBabs 😭😭💞seriously how do you guys mainline confidence is it squalaneis there a pill to calm the chaotic back and forth of thinking a book proposal is genius to rapidly realising it is… https://t.co/Pz8tfh5Oeg😭♥️also for anyone who wanted to know how to order independent, hive is a really cool way to do so https://t.co/O6215fH9km
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @FUERTESKNIGHT Jo just return ffs
6/22
2020
@amad_dot_png ❤️Reni Eddo-Lodge: 'The debate on racism is a game to some and I don't want to play' https://t.co/oA2Fzm0ynj
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @RayBLK_ Sending you love ❤️
6/21
2020
!!! NOUR IS SAVED !!! We've just spoken to the Shaheens and they are so happy😭They've just signed a SECURE, LONG-TE… https://t.co/k9wK8U3SFk
Retweeted by Kieran Yates @crageshri @MsCGraves Yes!
6/19
2020
@TurbanedUrban @misszing LOOOOOOL NAH HATE CRIME TAKE THAT BACK @misszing 🥵🥵🥵🥵🥵🥵 @sweynjupiter wow king
6/18
2020
@FUERTESKNIGHT @sweynjupiter 🤫🤫🤫🤫
6/17
2020
Grenfell shone a light on past, present and future social housing fuckery - lots of battles across the UK are still… https://t.co/tFJjgLGtY2
Retweeted by Kieran YatesShe is dangerous https://t.co/XIVhyN4uP3
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6/16
2020
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6/15
2020
@_karan_ noooo! ice cream only possible addition I sweareverything feels hard + heavy + I feel deflated thinking about how little we’ve gained really after all these years… https://t.co/Qg6dPbQLl914.06.17 72 loved ones forever in our hearts 💚 We will never forgot. #Grenfell https://t.co/sedux00CJi
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6/14
2020
But also...we know these ppl are never really here to protest the sanctity of Brexit policy or Churchill statues, t… https://t.co/OeMyPalrsZNo real advocate for systemic overhaul sees statues as the hill they wanna die on but wow when hot faced thumbs com… https://t.co/sUsQxDhGhsSee this is the thing - obvs no one really cares about centering statues as a crucial part of the structural change… https://t.co/huxvqqN6aFwhat did u expect https://t.co/xHg54dzjQg
6/13
2020
@DanielleDASH looool
6/12
2020
@EddieHenryJames It's true, but imagine that percentage being reflected in your work colleagues, say, and how tiring that would bethis is great ✨😭 https://t.co/j3Ke3R0LQG @EmmaLWarren ❤️Would love to make sure these initiatives are employed in house long-term, cos have a lot of love for + good experi… https://t.co/JxBFmrEurIWE'RE BEING FORCED TO MOVE We've tried reasoning with @hackneycouncil and the @mayorofhackney, it hasn't worked. W… https://t.co/t4ROXypWEf
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6/11
2020

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