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Nesrine Malik @NesrineMalik nesrine.malik@theguardian.com

Writer - We Need New Stories, published by @wnbooks in the UK and @wwnorton in the US. Available here https://t.co/UPrJiGLsi8

885 Following   37,449 Followers   11,897 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/17/13


Where's cancel culture when you need itI see the media continues to heap ever more new and prestigious gigs on the man who was managing editor of a paper… https://t.co/EnwIhpvzZA
1/28
2020
On why MBS is more Uday Saddam Hussein than he is Bashar al Asad. Today’s column. https://t.co/raouIsJL70
Retweeted by Nesrine Malik @Nick_Pettigrew This is pleasing @glcarlstrom Like a call to social media azaan @Mazloum Underrated psycho imoHere they come https://t.co/AYNrOrlyH6On why MBS is more Uday Saddam Hussein than he is Bashar al Asad. Today’s column. https://t.co/raouIsJL70
1/27
2020
@HerrDirector Mabrouk ya zola!
1/26
2020
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Retweeted by Nesrine Malik @hudduh CringeTotally worth the seven figure Facebook salary https://t.co/HgsjYfExOX
1/25
2020
[Wading back v reluctantly into the discourse] This is bizarre + disingenuous. The criticism isn't merely about "wh… https://t.co/QCJvIx96g7
Retweeted by Nesrine Malik @Shaunomaoil (Although looks like Trimble is doing the same) @Shaunomaoil No it was Tom Curran, had just drawn a blank on the name. He was brilliant in 2015.So The Sunday Times gets the best editor I've ever had. And pretty much the only editor I've had, between the FT an… https://t.co/U1TAVGCj4d
Retweeted by Nesrine Malik @SanSip @roisinod Oh thanks so much Sanjay! @roisinod @SanSip Yes! @Rachelagain I’m thinking of a man who I remember in the mythology of the referendum allegedly went to mass every d… https://t.co/fajWBVwgJh @benton_dan The most obvious career move that ever did happen
1/24
2020
Props to @ezraklein and @mehdirhasan for this comprehensive dive. Essential listening. The war on Muslims https://t.co/759W6tebeXThat sound you hear? The Democratic establishment and centrist media types screaming in shock and anguish... https://t.co/lp27UUFAQ8
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1/23
2020
Giving a lecture on free speech at this most civilised of venues tonight https://t.co/OKEna0yAy4Looking forward to judging entries for @gdn_foundation’s #HugoYoungAward for young opinion writers - enter here if… https://t.co/bv3lnaZjrD
Retweeted by Nesrine MalikMy latest residual fees from writing #Lewis have gone to @artsemergency - an organisation dedicated to social mobil… https://t.co/njDi8URN9g
Retweeted by Nesrine Malik"Stronger borders do stop people from arriving and making an application for asylum. But it doesn't make them disap… https://t.co/WpEKapUutU
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1/22
2020
Britain now has the most disposable chancellor since Norman Lamont. Johnson, Javid and the end of the overmighty ch… https://t.co/OVSnqBEcM2
Retweeted by Nesrine Malik"Women are being spoon-fed an idea that alcohol is a healthy and necessary part of every facet of our existence, fr… https://t.co/qWdnJ7hjC5
Retweeted by Nesrine Malik @Mazloum Huge‘As long as politics by other means is dismissed as merely the “culture wars”, the Labour party is bringing a knife… https://t.co/zgAQ4DdJUV
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1/20
2020
‘As long as politics by other means is dismissed as merely the “culture wars”, the Labour party is bringing a knife… https://t.co/zgAQ4DdJUV
1/19
2020
@HoopsMK I love this so so much @northernluke That’s a nice tweet! Thanks man.I physically felt this tweet https://t.co/n6p1XphPGTThe question of how to discuss anti-racism with the widest possible audience is never going to answered by a televi… https://t.co/fOu3AZumRc
Retweeted by Nesrine MalikWhen I started recieving consistent contact from producers casting debates, I simply changed my contact details so… https://t.co/ia6TprWkca
Retweeted by Nesrine MalikAbsolutely no shade to those who choose to take part in this stuff. However, it's not for me. The whole point of th… https://t.co/k0UcRB6wJy
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1/16
2020
@helen_charman Congrats Dr Helen Chatman of bad philosophy!!...Tumbleweed... Not a single book sold today... £0.00... We think think this maybe the first time ever... We k… https://t.co/6djSQqRNtk
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1/15
2020
@indiaknight Thank you India x @AbuBaudrillard Ah that’s too kind. Thanks. @barneystevenson Thank you! @elizabday Thank you!! My brain needs the love right now
1/14
2020
A kangaroo court is set up. The outcome of the litigation is certain. The whole point is the spectacle, rather than… https://t.co/vVEO2DilA2
Retweeted by Nesrine Malik @ZackBornstein fine i laughedThe bloody + brutal history of tea production in the modern age is starkly at odds with the familiar marketing of a… https://t.co/IDcGTUfO0H
Retweeted by Nesrine MalikOver the past few weeks, Clive Lewis said a lot of things the Labour Party need to hear. So far at least they appea… https://t.co/tmQJd7amVy
Retweeted by Nesrine Malikhttps://t.co/SZaXNm40vYAlso, and I tread very very carefully here, we POC need to reappraise how and when we are hosted in these conversat… https://t.co/qm2QIc6E26 @CharlieEdmunds Sure, but not sure a royal marriage is the right benchmark for things being better than they wereWe can't celebrate a famous Markle's marriage into a obscenely rich family as an indication that things have got be… https://t.co/TuodoOWnvzTo use the isolated example of an already extremely high profile celeb marrying into a royal family as some sort me… https://t.co/1cqFmVzkcAI think we also have to reckon with our roles in this and fine tune them. When black and brown voices heralded the… https://t.co/on213U516pA kangaroo court is set up. The outcome of the litigation is certain. The whole point is the spectacle, rather than… https://t.co/vVEO2DilA2In Britain's media pantomime over racism, starring roles are dished out to 'the professional race-baiters, the red-… https://t.co/R284LJs0hj
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1/13
2020
@Glamrou Poor Orwell. Haraam wallahi.
1/12
2020
@lukeoneil47 it is channeling a laissez-faire approach to meaning @lukeoneil47 literally what is slashing language. Is it a verb here? A noun? What is going on @dalliasd Lol da minu da @Anthony1983 Thanks Anthony!I cannot recommend @NesrineMalik We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent, eno… https://t.co/ue6Kez4I88
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1/11
2020
But is it racist thoAnd we won’t discuss the reason that Meghan and Harry have been framed as bratty extreme ultra woke feminist virtue… https://t.co/pmfGszBQZWWe’ll stick to the safe space of race which feeds the algorithm & the clicks. People of colour will be asked to pro… https://t.co/eJlpEdsaSCWe won’t discuss tabloid culture, Britain’s right wing press and how it commodifies base sexist, classist and racis… https://t.co/5ZVpFIC4BaNow we brace for weeks of brown and black people being baited and then performing rage on radio and TV and social m… https://t.co/Cmpvp5UmYcThrilled that the Meghan and Harry discussion has once again been reduced to Britain is racist oh no it's not oh yes it is. Great stuff.
1/10
2020
The victims will be America’s Arab proxies. An evacuation of US expats is already under way in Iraq. But citizens o… https://t.co/IiPUIMpf0dExclusive: The EU is boosting its spending in #Eritrea with minimal monitoring of the use of forced conscripts in i… https://t.co/m9pu3EifBb
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1/8
2020
@CandiceC_W @charnorth @liesespencer STUPENDOUS NEWS
1/7
2020
@IanJSinclair I’m confused, did you not see the sentence preceding about the popular mythology of the war?‘Suleimani’s killing may solve a temporary problem, real or confected for White House PR purposes, but the blowback… https://t.co/xSasYLlRaP
1/6
2020
@SanaMunirWrites Oh I am glad I found you I wanted to say thank you!
1/5
2020
'Dominant groups have only maintained their power via oppression, so cannot countenance a world where more rights f… https://t.co/iEPGahrZWp
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1/4
2020
In the @EveningStandard's Best Books to Look Forward To, HOOD FEMINISM - @Karnythia's sorely needed book on how fem… https://t.co/BER8XlqNNH
Retweeted by Nesrine Malikcan't wait to hear from everyone who thought the invasion of Iraq was a good idea but inexplicably still has a job… https://t.co/ddUSgJBsoz
Retweeted by Nesrine MalikThis woman hasn’t left my thoughts all day. I’m donating to her legal fund - https://t.co/ASnwc0vsIG
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1/3
2020
@MsPerson Yes. Let's.The older I get, the more convinced I am that the less we know about anyone of exceptional talent the better. https://t.co/jemHWRG9ZF @aysharalam @ziyatong Thank you it’s already such fun!A must-read on the necessity of climate adaption. Infrastructure, data systems, financial regulation — all of it… https://t.co/hp9PX9Yfxc
Retweeted by Nesrine MalikNew year and new exciting gig on Guardian Books. First up is the mind bending The Reality Bubble by @ziyatong https://t.co/sR8RTfTJFl @ziyatong @PeterWebber @GuardianBooks The scale of the research is so impressive. You are welcome!
1/2
2019
A whole industry of almost exclusively one gender and demographic that exists only to kill efforts to make people’s… https://t.co/y4WgmCTMLk @robpalkwriter So heartbreaking as to be unreadable sometimesOk I know I’m being annoying now but seeing We Need New Stories on all these lists and recca is making me giddy. Thank you forgive me.And another! Thanks for the snap @aysharalam! https://t.co/rfaVZpmprFNo American historian here mentions what Case and Deaton call the "deaths of despair," a country growing richer wit… https://t.co/ImeyouQQuN
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12/30
2019
So every time Bret Stephens screws up or is dishonest (or if you ask me, just generally unwell with his ego salving… https://t.co/3i0Go6GHrLThing is, no matter how many times Bret Stephens screws up, the NYT can’t sack him now precisely *because* he’s scr… https://t.co/9sNcSri0u2(Infinity times?)By my count this is the third Bret Stephens article to be edited and corrected after publication. How many times ca… https://t.co/r0ZOh6jeDQ
12/29
2019
Make your point and move on. Use the platform to disseminate your ideas and challenge others, not in litigating minutiae with strangers.My own advice, humbly offered in my book, after a decade on this website which god has forsaken. But Twitter still… https://t.co/Sk7YzsgzMMDespite everything, this is true. https://t.co/OaHXc6UJTFAll lies matter: the gift of the Pro-Truth Pledge https://t.co/GFq8kRJD8lBret Stephens roundly being dunked on is the twitter version of WWI enemy troops playing a Christmas truce game of football.Never thought such a movingly good recommendation of my book would make me feel so sad. https://t.co/rtj2ebyvNBHoly crap We Need New Stories is on this list!! https://t.co/6VPw4mv4Dh
12/28
2019

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