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Matt Pearce 🦅 @mattdpearce he/him matt.pearce@latimes.com

National correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.

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Joined Twitter 8/26/09


Oh Swann, you’re done for. https://t.co/zXRIJXSFmYLast year California passed #AB5, affording gig workers protections and benefits like a minimum wage and overtime p… https://t.co/KLjyuDENqw
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Photos of today’s George Floyd protest and clashes with police, from the photographers of Minneapolis Star-Tribune.… https://t.co/r2MB1AytA8A cop was shot tonight in Baltimore's Federal Hill. There's a huge search underway for the shooter. The Sun's ace c… https://t.co/59GNn4k54p
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅"I hear a lot of media executives talk about why you shouldn’t unionize. But there are no good reasons to not union… https://t.co/4SDucuNQbQ
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Wow, this report from @alyssafowers @thewanreport: One-third of Americans are showing signs of clinical anxiety or… https://t.co/ip1lWIm21r
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @christapeterso let them fight“I have a wife and a 6-year-old. I have also been having a long-distance extramarital affair for the past three yea… https://t.co/SAV1PeT8EX
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅THE SWAMP: no... please sir.... not the capital gains tax... we must... protect her...The scene at the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct. https://t.co/ykxsfPn8PD
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅I'm dying https://t.co/ioYQZgMrmv https://t.co/qagZPR45jbWSJ Ed Board: "If Mr. Trump really wants to upset the swamp, he’d propose that every private investment made for th… https://t.co/Bry1a9A4pK
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅As police clash with protesters in Minneapolis: https://t.co/inMABNrgfIOngoing heavy use of tear gas by Minneapolis Police currently. Most we’ve ever seen them use in our 5 years of repo… https://t.co/YcsbO05NfG
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Tense standoff ongoing at MPD 3rd precinct protest for #GeorgeFloyd windows smashed and tear Gas fired at intersect… https://t.co/5gVeiv9pnh
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @Nataliekitro please...........protect her.... @TPCarney hrrrrm @TPCarney What is the Twitter subsidy? not familiarShortly before 8 p.m. outside the 3rd Precinct headquarters, Minneapolis police in riot gear were firing chemical a… https://t.co/PJwoUd7bIU
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Police pushing the line further. More cops coming down the alley from Minnehaha. Can’t see the crowd on Lake st.… https://t.co/xOOclcUFa1
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅meanwhile, in Minnesota https://t.co/iWv9NqebKRthe focus on finding a so-called perfect victim in journalism is terrible because it implies (whether intended or n… https://t.co/Jn1fgMBRbE
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅another fantastic photo of the Honda Accord before it was ruined by modernism https://t.co/BxJSoF1RPdRemember when the slow count on the Iowa caucuses was the biggest political drama in the world? anyway, https://t.co/d8efcd49glChris Dufresne, award-winning L.A. Times sportswriter, dies at 62 https://t.co/d4qJ0u2wFg
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅L.A. Mayor Garcetti announces the reopening of in-store shopping for all retail businesses, but notes that doesn't… https://t.co/4RX5wExoqB
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅but soft, what light through yonder baja blasts?
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅With the nation nearing 100,000 deaths, Trump persists in trying to delegitimize, well, everything but his own poin… https://t.co/701Y97x17i
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅The L.A. Times presents The Wild, a newsletter about exploring the great outdoors. Coming soon. Sign up now: https://t.co/1UMECzBlmg
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5/27
2020
This is pretty wild. In Nashville, a criminal justice reform advocate has been criminally charged on allegations th… https://t.co/t9OyaCOFdP
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Dog rescue charity with star-studded support has 'troubling' financial practices, including 350K in cash withdrawal… https://t.co/V6hM7YmaSq
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅As mainstream beer has become almost impossible to find in Tijuana, some crossborder locals are taking advantage o… https://t.co/j1nFNPbxYM
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Uncle: What are you doing during the lockdown? Me: I’m learning to play piano! You? Uncle: I built “Gateway to the… https://t.co/Oqh19dCiX0
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅NEW Striking contrast in number of #coronavirus deaths in Democratic and Republican congressional districts. Of the… https://t.co/U6Cywwz0K6
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Memorable Daily Star front page tomorrow which comes with free cut out and keep Dominic Cummings mask https://t.co/uV369hynsX
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @dataeditor It's all the same story."I have always been aware that if I am crawling around behind a shrub trying to catch a glimpse of that rare bird,… https://t.co/66Bqq6VmlzTomorrow night, @PopUpMag goes free and online for the first time ever. I can't wait. Join us at 9 pm est/6 pm pst… https://t.co/phtUAR5GPl
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @oneunderscore__ that lede...Breaking: Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custod… https://t.co/bjinEiQZJA
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Four responding MPD officers involved in the death of George Floyd have been terminated. This is the right call.
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Democrats hope that recruiting a network of human influencers to combat disinformation can defuse it without amplif… https://t.co/9Q4VdI2A2H
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @AdamSerwer https://t.co/v9BZ5uxHo5Screwworms were eradicated from the U.S. decades ago. But how? In the 1950s, the U.S. began growing millions of s… https://t.co/Ghy0AVGold
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅the devil works hard but twitter works harder
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅The LAPD will give officers the new bonuses at the same time that it seeks furloughs -- a 10% pay cut -- from nearl… https://t.co/YDE6tSBTgB
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Alison Roman "is moving on from her post at the New York Times following her controversial comments about Chrissy T… https://t.co/JyAdzW4s8T
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅NEW: The woman involved in the Central Park racial incident was just fired by her employer. https://t.co/q8pqnHIxyy
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅I am a 62 year old sportswriter with a history of asthma wondering: will I ever attend another live sporting event?… https://t.co/DZ2AnGaKyn
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Terrible news. Longtime @latimes sportswriter Chris Dufresne died last night, per a staff memo. Chris was a gentlem… https://t.co/9hRkG75HaE
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅much to consider https://t.co/WYoLAFQYkWAmericans desperate for work right now are rushing to delivery app jobs. But they are stunned by the low pay and pu… https://t.co/6l76Zg7nhY
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅This is the highway that's been shut down in Vermont today to allow for a @VermontFoodbank distribution. Remember t… https://t.co/naENPb7nu3
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Human capital stock. https://t.co/DPBRxlHXO8It's been almost a month since Trump signed an executive order encouraging meat plants to reopen. Since then, wor… https://t.co/yuchnMmYfP
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅About half of Hispanic adults (48%) say their job - or the job of someone they live with - requires frequent contac… https://t.co/dv03pe7Jul
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @mattdpearce All happy human capital stock are alike; each unhappy human capital stock is unhappy in its own way
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅One morning, upon awakening from agitated dreams, Gregor Samsa found himself, in his bed, transformed into a human capital stock.Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon wh… https://t.co/gvl1ubXBiFIt is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of human capital stock.hello, my fellow human capital stock
5/26
2020
“Olmsted was a big fan of democracy doing big things for everyone, including future generations.” https://t.co/Fl60dximZc“And this weekend, in his grief, he suddenly learned that his husband (true name Herman Glenn Carroll, it turns out… https://t.co/FBf5i1APYcNot much could unite the Mirror and the Mail #tomorrowspaperstoday https://t.co/kBjjbWXQhq
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅#NEW: In store shopping now reopen STATEWIDE per @SupJaniceHahn. https://t.co/G5T0gsuvaC Tag a small business you… https://t.co/q1OFEygMRU
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Buried in the landmark CARES Act legislation, there is additional support for state programs that can help business… https://t.co/0IHwWxTCzO
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @JakeAnbinder Apparently state bard law is not what I hoped it was. @jbarro Why should NBA teams travel at all of the games aren’t safe enough to have fans watching on something other than television?Serious question, though — if you have a limited amount of vaccine, should it first go to those with the highest ri… https://t.co/bbvXphFE8yWhite House adviser Kevin Hassett: "Our human capital stock is ready to go back to work." #HumanCapitalStock https://t.co/Yl9KwJf6KP
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Judging by who got tested first I think I know who’s going to get vaccinated first and the good news is we are goin… https://t.co/FLHSdbRnRmJack Knight, 82, is wearing a patriotic bandana during Memorial Day weekend during the coronavirus pandemic in Los… https://t.co/FLvjzebI8r
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @xpatriciah correctThe New York Times talking shit about LA: https://t.co/iKCpQptlxz
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @OliviaMesser I am definitely a super-spreader of L.A. hatereads. @molly_knight this is correct social distancing techniqueI am not an epidemiologist but that NYT op-ed has successfully rampaged through almost my entire L.A. twitter circle. @Charliemagne what is today's fishTurns out there's precedent https://t.co/MaTgBOLv8m
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅what did I just read ??? https://t.co/YFCQwOZw05
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @onesarahjones I think the definition of old money is whether your family was in charge of something during a revoltA woman in the San Francisco Bay Area has been arrested on suspicion of posting handwritten messages at the homes o… https://t.co/KKkNW51NYh
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅Millions of Americans are losing jobs and health coverage. In some states like California, the safety net will catc… https://t.co/Iad3qDr7xI
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @KateFangman Thank you, Kate.what are we doing here https://t.co/sJNA2DRymXThe latest, with photo and video by @carolyn_cole : Cuban doctors and nurses seeking asylum keep border clinic runn… https://t.co/x9uET1TLco
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅 @jawnita a senior political figure ignored health guidance and the public is intensely upset?? @PennyRed Does he make strange fashion decisions?the thing about the Cummings furor in UK that’s unfamiliar is there’s apparently still some sort of sense of shamewho’s the closest American equivalent to Dominic Cummings?"Strategic Newspaper Management," Conrad C. Fink, 1988. https://t.co/AbgX3axxbD https://t.co/Yek5vZYuTfThis is really interesting. I had no idea food bank folks really like SNAP. https://t.co/G5zaljmqhy https://t.co/AS4uQt1p8Z"Many people who run food banks are ambivalent about all the attention, because they know the limitations of their… https://t.co/qcTfKqpNndThe Rogan deal is interesting for a lot of reasons not least of which that it's another indicator of an economic ma… https://t.co/whiPdpVFD3This might be a dumb question but how many people work for Joe Rogan? https://t.co/5Fu5hFbyTGIt’s a modern dilemma for the ultra-wealthy: a yacht awaits, but how to safely reach it without exposure to the ger… https://t.co/9ZavK27QbI
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅The War Correspondents Memorial, Omaha Beach, Bayeux. I knew Ali Ibrahim Mursal, who died in @AP coverage of Somali… https://t.co/wZU11da0Iy
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅New York Faces Coronavirus Tax-Revenue Hit The state and city risk losses as wealthy residents spend months in sec… https://t.co/DqkVybPTEg
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅"It's easier to lay people off, there's not a culture of spreading around the pain to protect people in these times… https://t.co/yqouJuclk0
Retweeted by Matt Pearce 🦅.@NewsHour⁩ looks at our work-sharing deal at the L.A. Times, and wonders why more companies don’t use this powerfu… https://t.co/hUiuxR64W9
5/25
2020

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