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#anyonebutTrump If your house is burning down the first thing you do is get out snd stop trump and the republican… https://t.co/dOiS90YUfr#AnyonebutTrump Brecht 2 there was Another house for them, and more of this kind. Without answering I went out agai… https://t.co/6SISVZv70M#AnyonebutTrump From Brecht Lately I saw a house. It was burning…I went up close and observed That there were peop… https://t.co/eGotYNRssqBiden and Sanders need to tell us NOW whom they would pick for VP. Biden needs to pick a progressive woman! #AnyonebutTrump
3/5
2018
Ocasio-Cortez does not answer McCaskill's question: how are progressives going to talk to disgruntled and disillusi… https://t.co/oCFqszpL6V...McCaskill was neither objectifying nor reducing her to superficial appearances, but pointing to the emergence of… https://t.co/iPxhUF9t6dRep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted in response to defeated Senator Claire McCaskill’s reference to her as… https://t.co/x9siA6BCWe
12/30
2018
Under the cover of chaos is now available on Audible. Yay?
10/8
2018
@TNADOLNY1 IDK but I might start by finding a space for serious debate without judging each other. Too many spaces… https://t.co/4rZd7R0BaK
7/2
2018
Liberal+left has to build a new strategic alliance. Let the first step be to defeat Republicans in 2018 whatever th… https://t.co/zNmygGNcpyThe liberal+left needs to use the media--not just speaking to those who already agree. CNN is howing Trump strongl… https://t.co/Y8bx7J6d4SInstead of shaming/harassing racists or xenophobes, run ads to remind people that many of our ancestors could not a… https://t.co/SH6BHkUw5GWe need to shout that these reactionaries are as anti-American as youi can get. Emotions and feelings have become a… https://t.co/chD7gz0Ye1We need every christian and every church to forcefully reclaim their religion and punish those who would use it for… https://t.co/TapIU4z8NuSpeaking truth to power is not effective nor is retreating to the local. Think about national strategies in local t… https://t.co/hsdtH4EoYDOutrage is not enough: it has to be mobilized strategically. We have to reach those in the center if we are to stop… https://t.co/UFjQvRD4QEThe Dems must not--MUST NOT--let Trump's SCOTUS nominee get approved. Not if they ever want my vote again. They can… https://t.co/vLt0arG4Mw
6/30
2018
Anyone opposing the horrific changes both big and small who does not vote Democrat whatever faults a particular can… https://t.co/SSCCxyTEuq
6/22
2018
The family separation issue cannot become a one-off unified expression of outrage. We must use it. Make it become t… https://t.co/j1aRAmg1BZThe apparent success of a broad movement crossing many boundaries to stop Trump’s cruelest immigration policy is a… https://t.co/0pNEjDzzMrWhatever the problems with capitalism. Some fractions can become allies against the reactionary right. Forging new… https://t.co/WPG0fSlaCtLet’s build on the momentum of tech workers organizing to demand companies take responsibility for what their servi… https://t.co/dOKovVHvBw
6/20
2018
Don't miss this Kindle Daily Deal for THE PROMISE BETWEEN US by one of my favorite authors @bclaypolewhite! I've re… https://t.co/pEO4n8cckM
Retweeted by Lawrence GrossbergWe need to force the right to be moral. Listen to Jesus. Whatever. Join with those willing to do the right thing.Why can’t all progressive groups unite to make children immigration crisis the top immediate priority. Money. Ads.… https://t.co/AXHgdxyfEr
6/19
2018
I am a rabbi. I love Israel. I condemn without reservation the bloodshed in #Gaza. Not so hard. You can chal… https://t.co/CBjHawkITv
Retweeted by Lawrence Grossberg @TomiLahren Your persecution complex is growing tiresome. Imagine being given every advantage in the world and al… https://t.co/zlfVk7AYUT
Retweeted by Lawrence GrossbergA tough take down by the California governor after @realDonaldTrump calls people trying to get into the country "an… https://t.co/DIM9rQipmU
Retweeted by Lawrence GrossbergAll of these teachers wearing red are taking a personal day because teachers unions & striking are both illegal in… https://t.co/TIzICIHC5h
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5/17
2018
I have opened a new publication on https://t.co/qURvDEX4xE called Without Guarantees and begun to post some short p… https://t.co/4YE7iKNhMW131 My book underestimated Trump's ability to hold the fragmented ruling bloc together, using fear of electoral los… https://t.co/QO6cz1uMbu
3/28
2018
A plea! Where do we find intelligent analyses, strategizing and debates about the contemporary conjuncture? Not j… https://t.co/jDYwgeC78G
3/26
2018
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3/21
2018
131It does not feel like the conversations--about what's going on and what is to be done--are moving forward. It do… https://t.co/Pkaw0Uwgg0130 Many commentators have talked about how to organize an effective transformative politics; yet many people, occu… https://t.co/5cHX9055pB129 But we do not understand the forces that have landed us here, and that might, even if Trump and his supporters… https://t.co/vTmgadBEWJ128Paradox:There is so much written. We have a good sense of what Trump and his administration/supporters are doing… https://t.co/Tp8yQNMcBn127 It is easy to think sanity demands that we bracket the big picture and focus only on the singular, specific or… https://t.co/i5mzw6Ustk126 Paradox: there is so much active resistance, so much passion, and yet, it is unclear how much it can accomplish… https://t.co/qYIiRCUvDK125Yet, despite our panic and despair, we continue to live our lives as usual, as if the threat were containable.… https://t.co/yKqZAkGFAg124 Trying to write politically these days is frustrating.Paradoxes abound.The world seems to be going crazy, to be… https://t.co/jOpo7ddVtb
3/20
2018
123We have to break apart Trump’s conservative coalition, to hold up a public mirror of their hypocrisy, to force t… https://t.co/jtsSP45kVJ122It is too easy to think demographics will guarantee our eventual victory; consider how strategically Republica… https://t.co/gpaidFE5SC121 How has the right rebuilt itself and captured state power, though its “victory” is not what was desired or expe… https://t.co/NBSGMet2q7120Can the lefts unite to stop Trump and his new coalition of conservatives—chaotically built around vitriolic nat… https://t.co/lTvFfpL0vN
3/19
2018
119...was not so much a victory of politics as it was a victory of ideas, not so much a victory for any one man or… https://t.co/E0TPWPXg2d118 Can you guess the source? “Anyone who seeks success or greatness should first forget about both and seek only… https://t.co/tox9rftVs6117 We need strategies that appeal to our common well-being. We need democracy that embraces differences. Neither… https://t.co/S05qG1JWzL116...Trump changes the performance and appearance of politics/governance, its style, rhetoric, and affect. This is… https://t.co/RLQ1jsAe98115...Trump internalizes chaos as a principle of politics and governance. He is the chaos! Let chaos reign! In the… https://t.co/1fy40rHOGT114 I underestimated Trump's ability to use chaos in productive ways, to embody a different response to the chaos t… https://t.co/GQ7NVGVLeu
3/17
2018
113 ...And then you can appeal to people’s emotional anchors—e.g., patriotism. And you can endeavor to change those… https://t.co/HwSKFls6h6112 And a fifth--affective--strategy: The more incomprehensible you can make the world seem, the more people feel l… https://t.co/cVg6tm4K8b111 Celebrate the slide from "many knowledges" to the claim that all have equal value: anything can be the source/e… https://t.co/CvYExulvVB110Use the lefts' own arguments and tactics against them. Let them reject the enlightenment in toto. Reduce US hist… https://t.co/qi56tiSLYN109 Fourth, deconstruct any claim to truth and knowledge, of the value of education. Reduce all to questions of pol… https://t.co/jNp7kNppFQ108Third,undermine electoral democracy: Your vote doesn’t matter.The system is rigged.Tweedle dee and tweedle dum.S… https://t.co/OTweLKQfC5107Second,protect corporations. Endow them with “personhood” and rights but no civic responsibility. Use courts an… https://t.co/yb2GbP0VsX
3/14
2018
106 First, dismantle people’s relation to state and public services: cut taxes so you can cut services so that peop… https://t.co/PtPuRyYV2B105 These conditions have been self-consciously, strategically produced, over the long-term, by the rights. They a… https://t.co/2W8jS2NyjZ104 The debate between economic and social justice as priorities misses two points: first, they are always related… https://t.co/2BCUjHDXmV
3/13
2018
he told me no one would be interested in a dissertation on Raymond Williams? Oh well. A profound intellectual, bri… https://t.co/I8phOWpV1bHe left Rochester partly in protest against the university's response to a student strike. Rumors said he was look… https://t.co/dTTMabVJQJHayden White was my undergraduate advisor. Along with Richard Taylor he taught me to love theory, to approach it ri… https://t.co/Q8UfFFHMPKEssay on the death of Hayden White https://t.co/5uX8Vztb7c
3/12
2018
103 “President for life…Maybe we'll give that a shot someday." Trump does not understand or love America. And yet w… https://t.co/iYC4iRhb4S102While reclaiming American patriotism, and our collective history, while constructing a vision of our common wel… https://t.co/M2OaQe0e4L101 You have to educate and work on the contradictions of common sense. To show people how racism works. It is not… https://t.co/2IJK81r2RH100 We need to take back our history, good and bad: remind people that the state built the roads and power grid, fu… https://t.co/hQ4lEm0xjO99 Let's defend the principles that define the US—those who undermine these commitments are UN-AMERICAN!! They hat… https://t.co/QodO6ZcXR098 Calling out people as racists without looking at the forms, sources and depth of their racisms will not work? D… https://t.co/6F3QKrSaQp97 Capitalists and conservatives have for over 150 years been strategically using racism and sexism to divide and c… https://t.co/kBTQFWl39q
3/4
2018
See my excerpted interview: https://t.co/X3CDofciMJ #UnderCoverOfChaos #ANewNewLeft #Resist
2/28
2018
96 Alongside movements and elections, we need a small number of focused, strategic and effective organizations capa… https://t.co/ozCsFwKrBo95The lefts need think tanks or to make universities into exactly what the right is afraid they could be.Any academ… https://t.co/k3YQq0nPVL94 We need to change the culture, to change people’s common sense, to re-articulate the principles and logics by wh… https://t.co/Nvg0JX1vO5Gonna be playing at @Arcana_Durham. 8PM this Thursday with MKR and Chris Bullock! and there might be a special gues… https://t.co/DnT5r7mC6B
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2/27
2018
93...Changing the world is a lot harder, and it takes all kinds of work: agitation, of course, but what about inve… https://t.co/9VjR0xQ5SF92 Been to another anti-fascist rally/demo where a few hundred claim to speak for everyone, with the same chants, s… https://t.co/SNujCmTanXI will be interviewed (briefly) on The Real News Network (internet) on Friday at 1.91 More questions: What resources will be needed? Can we get them? What further struggles might it enable? Does i… https://t.co/cly0EzIo7N90Questions toward a strategic politics 1? Is it a matter of immediate survival? Can we win and are we prepared fo… https://t.co/u3ncf2qPK789 There are multiple fields of struggle that have to be engaged—but strategically. How do we create a conversatio… https://t.co/6XWfmeawcl88 A new movement of movements cannot deal with everything at once. It needs priorities but that does not mean it s… https://t.co/Q8i0zJlCFS87 There is no essence to an identity because the meanings of these differences keep changing. Race is always a con… https://t.co/OaqWnmTfZ186 We cannot forget fifty years of critical thinking that argued that race is always a changing construction of dif… https://t.co/1xde43qkte
2/21
2018
85 “Privilege” is too abstract, decontextualized, simple, guaranteed, to be a useful political tool. How do we unde… https://t.co/5hYfv4sJKn84 How to have a conversation about mysogyny and sexual power/violence? Do we understand the social and cultural c… https://t.co/KOfoQeSI5T83 Is anyone tired of the endless emails and appeals for support and funds from an endless proliferation of groups,… https://t.co/XUQtsBpdaa82How to reimagine communication and political cooperation to create a movement that embraces differences and disag… https://t.co/0S5TGBn7K9
2/19
2018
81 The experience of suffering--our own and others'--may bring us to political struggle. It is not a sufficient bas… https://t.co/VbeQKbwbVJit is because the world has ideas (and because it constantly produces them) that it is not passively ruled by those… https://t.co/u1xhyOHUOw
2/15
2018
"Never consent to being completely comfortable with your own certainties. Never imagine that one can change them li… https://t.co/7OG0YqBO2Y
2/14
2018
80 …the formations of feeling and relationship which are our immediate resources in any struggle.” Raymond Willia… https://t.co/79TDotVwaC79 …or ‘the emotional side of things’. On the contrary, we have to learn and to teach each other the connections… https://t.co/K8AoE6at2F78 "The task of a successful socialist movement will be one of feeling and imagination quite as much as one of fac… https://t.co/WeNaLSrSZP77Terrifying! NYT 2/6/18, supporter of Italian reactionary party:"Salvini is a good man...I like him because he put… https://t.co/vIQ6O8BP4574...e.g.authoritarian/illiberalism's (Trump) threat to the rule of law; reactionary conservative's ultra-nationali… https://t.co/16OOcGd1XT
2/7
2018
76 We need to confront corporate power recognizing the complexity and difficulty of the task. We have to mobilize… https://t.co/FI297EnAOh75 Conjunctural struggles--all of them--are crucial as the conditions of possibility of successfully facing the epo… https://t.co/DEnRyAcPLt
2/6
2018

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