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Data analysis shows that segmenting the population does not stop cases from rising across the population as a whole. https://t.co/xJnJS4xie2With the Nigerian economy struggling and universities closed, allegations of human rights abuses by police have out… https://t.co/7OYs6TltnrI loved Laura Veirs' bright yet poignant new album, My Echo, out tomorrow on @bellaunion https://t.co/7sKDOerFj5
Retweeted by New StatesmanIn 1918, the Allied forces were weakened and history threatened to repeat itself. #NSArchive https://t.co/hxO9ij5Gz2The pulling apart of the world’s two biggest economies could prove at least as decisive for the following decades o… https://t.co/WmMld54z80It's Boris, Dom and the hedge funds against England's cities and kids. Labour learns to speak the language of class… https://t.co/rlzY0GhNbA
Retweeted by New Statesman“It’s a complete delusion to think that governments can protect only themselves.” The UN’s Mark Lowcock warns no… https://t.co/wY1OEq6EZqHate crime is at a record high — but is there more hate, or more people reporting hate? @nicucalcea reports on the… https://t.co/8ZaXtjELP3"It wasn’t until she was writing My Echo that she realised her 19-year marriage was crumbling; the news came out in… https://t.co/VMcJKx2Zk1
10/22
2020
This week's cover: How Covid-19 exposed a global crisis of leadership, by @philipcball. https://t.co/XE5Annlnbz https://t.co/wpygSixonI
Retweeted by New StatesmanAndy Burnham has demonstrated passion and authority at a moment of emergency, writes @paulmasonnews. https://t.co/Lqr9UXZpbbNEW STATESMAN: Ten lessons of the pandemic #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/1Yav7bdwVI
Retweeted by New StatesmanBorat Subsequent Moviefilm faces an uphill struggle in shocking a world inured to outrage, but it does its valiant… https://t.co/YJb2WinxrTIn both the corridors of power and the timelines of Twitter, white men continue to predominate. https://t.co/1YfbywIQaq"Laura Veirs is, quietly, one of the greatest living American songwriters". @ellen_cph on My Echo, Veirs' eleventh… https://t.co/nMKBqHF7sIHow Aldershot Town FC helped David Kynaston escape from – and make sense of – the new populist order. https://t.co/Vd3lqSFMVT“It’s a complete delusion to think that governments can protect only themselves.” The humanitarian chief… https://t.co/c7JwzPnJ6DHate crime is at a record high — but is there more hate, or more people reporting hate? @nicucalcea reports on the… https://t.co/YfcpSLRsazJoe Biden has a 88.1% chance of winning the presidency according to the New Statesman's election model. https://t.co/hJjRZDuo3dLook closely, and the two-week lockdown has the same problem as Labour’s general Covid-19 strategy: it leaves the p… https://t.co/LZNmsX72sAAndy Burnham spoke the language of class struggle – Labour must follow, writes @paulmasonnews. https://t.co/Lqr9UXZpbbWhite men continue to hold disproportionate political power both institutionally and online, according to a New Sta… https://t.co/WvyPvdNC5a"For Johnson, the danger is not that the political situation becomes the Tories versus Manchester. It is that it be… https://t.co/wmtbcoPOtc
Retweeted by New StatesmanThere is an ugly insider-outsider pattern to the government’s economic interventions, writes @meadwaj. https://t.co/DPvdNaxJByFourteen years after the first film, but mere months in the making, Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat returns in this bitin… https://t.co/sl6pVV1TDjAndy Burnham: "The problem now is, to a large degree, the Chancellor". The Greater Manchester mayor speaks to… https://t.co/q7Y2GOEjtJIf either the Prime Minister or his mayoral candidate had a way out of London’s mess, they would surely have shared… https://t.co/8SH6OnC7xGThis is a terrific piece by @peterpomeranzev. Make sure to read: https://t.co/RkhHNJnGmE
Retweeted by New StatesmanWhat the left can learn from Pope Francis. "The pope calls for a fairer sharing of resources, care for nature, and… https://t.co/pRzmCmZNu2"The closer the world gets to a vaccine, the more drastically misguided the proponents of 'herd immunity' look," wr… https://t.co/vjsecjpzL3The four most-deprived local authorities in England are Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool and Knowsley. It is no coi… https://t.co/U6GY1m64cs
Retweeted by New StatesmanThis week's NS column: on the political dividend (and risk) of backing circuit breaker lockdowns: https://t.co/c9hwmt3C5a
Retweeted by New StatesmanThe progress of vaccines shows science rising admirably to an almost unimaginably difficult task– and should give u… https://t.co/1cGhpi1o1uIf either the Prime Minister or his mayoral candidate had a way out of London’s mess, they would surely have shared… https://t.co/El4yW9pTnU
Retweeted by New StatesmanKeir Starmer’s support for a circuit breaker lockdown is smart politics – but it’s not an easy fix, writes… https://t.co/d6gYBj5p9EKeir Starmer is laying a trap for Boris Johnson, and other things @PronouncedAlva learned at this week’s #PMQs. https://t.co/8OVAHO1LBaAs countries contend with a second wave of Covid-19 (or, as is the case in the US, an unbroken first one), observer… https://t.co/DDIVFyI8GfThis week's cover: How Covid-19 exposed a global crisis of leadership, by @philipcball. https://t.co/XE5Annlnbz https://t.co/wpygSixonIIn 1918, the Allied forces were weakened and history threatened to repeat itself. #NSArchive https://t.co/hxO9ij5Gz2The UK’s coronavirus strategy increasingly resembles India’s, where lockdown combined with a lack of economic relie… https://t.co/TMpYLWcoklCovid-19 is a disease that feeds on deprivation. What the UK is suffering is a "syndemic" – a synthesis of epidemic… https://t.co/7owKDldZgg
Retweeted by New StatesmanIf audiences are prone to believing conspiracy theories, a public service broadcaster needs new strategies to ensur… https://t.co/tRtjKMQS1EThis is such a fantastic opportunity. NS is expanding and has big ambitions, its web team is razor-sharp, energetic… https://t.co/zTl7uXYlBj
Retweeted by New StatesmanA rise in any age group leads to rises elsewhere. @michaelgoodier and @kathy_swinds on why it’s so difficult to p… https://t.co/XZ0mSt9oCKKeir Starmer is laying a trap for Boris Johnson, and other things @PronouncedAlva learned at this week’s #PMQs. https://t.co/Hj9ZQvOqXD
Retweeted by New StatesmanKeir Starmer’s support for a circuit breaker lockdown is smart politics – but it’s not an easy fix, writes… https://t.co/hL9ORAQmW5As countries contend with a second wave of Covid-19 (or, as is the case in the US, an unbroken first one), observer… https://t.co/ARH2Z3yCaXThe UK’s coronavirus strategy increasingly resembles India’s, where lockdown combined with a lack of economic relie… https://t.co/y9CuL5tJnk
Retweeted by New StatesmanUS-China economic integration shaped today’s world, but now (in many areas) it is going into reverse. A New States… https://t.co/Qui77jJilv
Retweeted by New Statesman5 January 1918: With the Allied forces weakened, history threatens to repeat itself. https://t.co/hxO9ij5Gz2The Covid-19 crisis has given the Conservatives a chance to play divide and rule, writes @meadwaj. https://t.co/DPvdNaxJBySweden's chief epidemiologist Anders Tegnell warns the UK against a herd immunity strategy: “If you have Covid-19 s… https://t.co/VOh1rBBAArTrump’s 2016 strategy of firing up America’s blue collar voters paid dividends. But given the shifting demographi… https://t.co/VnYtgQ3VU6With the Nigerian economy struggling and universities closed, allegations of human rights abuses by police have out… https://t.co/A4bojTPakPData analysis shows that segmenting the population does not stop cases from rising across the population as a whole. https://t.co/xJnJS4xie2Joe Biden has a 88.5% chance of winning the presidency according to the New Statesman's election model. https://t.co/hJjRZDuo3dThe pulling apart of the world’s two biggest economies could prove at least as decisive for the following decades o… https://t.co/h7cskhvDktRishi Sunak’s ominous talk of “viable” versus “unviable” jobs lets the free market determine who should and shouldn… https://t.co/HiTUWMfUTDNew Statesman job opportunity: Deputy online editor. https://t.co/sX0Q0VO4Fa"Michigan swings. And, inevitably, it surprises." @emilyctamkin on whether the Democrats can retake Michigan from D… https://t.co/8QDUTKS3EKThe disagreement between the government and Greater Manchester is largely being seen as one over numbers - the comp… https://t.co/FHt632wW9B
Retweeted by New StatesmanAndy Burnham: "The problem now is, to a large degree, the Chancellor". @PronouncedAlva interviews the Greater Manch… https://t.co/yIxJ4qcQEL"Just when it was in danger of becoming bland and commodified, street art has recently rediscovered some of its ori… https://t.co/cdCJRlUvgnTrump’s 2016 strategy of firing up America’s blue-collar voters paid dividends. But given the shifting demographi… https://t.co/Ai95PgNX85
10/21
2020
The quality of a lot of the research on COVID-19 has undershot even my very low expectations... but as I argue here… https://t.co/EnOajaTQcP
Retweeted by New StatesmanIn Sweden, sick pay is worth 80% of a worker's salary, in the UK it is just £95.85 per week. @georgeeaton interview… https://t.co/0ydbFxEX2FThe progress of vaccines shows science rising admirably to an almost unimaginably difficult task– and should give u… https://t.co/MsGRXEBEVlBy buying their way into academic, scientific and cultural institutions, the rich have quietly undermined democracy. https://t.co/n5eXSvPczkVoters in Michigan are more aware, informed, energised and empowered than they were in 2016. https://t.co/2vdqOVCAFp"In the Covid-19 era, Hambleton’s dark, sinister imagery could not be more timely." @Calvomatic on why street art h… https://t.co/D2sYiCEqQI"The policy mix makes no sense because it is nonsensical: it is two conflicting policy approaches in the same admin… https://t.co/JIZIbqjp78
Retweeted by New StatesmanThough Boris Johnson has warned the development of a vaccine can’t be taken for granted, there is still cause for o… https://t.co/1AchHwYZz1Trump’s 2016 strategy of firing up America’s blue collar voters paid dividends. But given the shifting demographi… https://t.co/xYqJsMnYfxSweden's Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue "herd immunity" against Covid-19 and nor should the UK. https://t.co/uxiTt8lCdyThe government is pursuing an ambitious lockdown while also trying to rein in spending. The two objectives can’t co… https://t.co/QnTDgBc1SVIn July 1962, Sylvia Plath took a bundle of papers into her garden and set them on fire. To this day, scholars argu… https://t.co/D8g1arJlcy"Kamala Harris defies easy definition because she resists it." @semcbain on why Democrats are pinning their hopes… https://t.co/7fLQtMaQC9With tensions between Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping rising, it is not only the superpowers’ economic ties tha… https://t.co/L38Xi4DvarThis is spot-on by @stephenkb: The UK government is pursuing an ambitious lockdown strategy while also trying to cu… https://t.co/pPa5Brq8Qn
Retweeted by New Statesman“Shades of 2016 colour this story of an American political class blithely unaware of the ground shifting under its… https://t.co/MhQeyFnOKhThe government is pursuing an ambitious lockdown while also trying to rein in spending. The two objectives can’t co… https://t.co/p0Sbt0YNhG
Retweeted by New StatesmanSorry to be a broken record but if you have been impressed by Andy Burnham recently and haven't read it yet, I humb… https://t.co/bXn1i5F4v8
Retweeted by New StatesmanThis is very good journalism by @Anoosh_C. A big story about how this government operates revealed by a specific on… https://t.co/2yD5jk2nuC
Retweeted by New StatesmanThe pulling apart of the world’s two biggest economies could prove at least as decisive for the following decades o… https://t.co/ivdrI1ukOnFacing new lockdown regulations the Labour politicians are critical of the UK government’s wage support schemes, wr… https://t.co/EIQaeg0gA3In her second term, New Zealand's iconic PM must put her popularity at the service of bold domestic reform –… https://t.co/VXuN9teTYK"Deforestation in south-east Asia is expected to force 99 per cent of the region’s bats to migrate by 2050 (there a… https://t.co/yBwtec8W89Andy Burnham, Mark Drakeford and Keir Starmer share a diagnosis – but differ on strategy, writes @PronouncedAlva. https://t.co/qD183CaFkS
Retweeted by New StatesmanIn hot countries, all my tricks fall away, replaced by barely-there outfits which communicate nothing to the viewer… https://t.co/QPnGlEka1gWilliam Boyd Q&A: “In another life, I might have made a good spycatcher.” https://t.co/bk263hLkKG https://t.co/HU2id9On6PThe latest data suggests the Covid-19 test and trace system is being overwhelmed by the rising number of cases.… https://t.co/RTEpOxVYet“More than a traditional principal dancer, Clark combined classical balletic expertise with 1980s club culture, as… https://t.co/ywEGItnGcPgreat interview by @georgeeaton with Sweden's state epidemiologist on how the country responded differently to Covi… https://t.co/NDSA9tcGnc
Retweeted by New StatesmanIf audiences are prone to believing conspiracy theories, a public service broadcaster needs new strategies to ensur… https://t.co/XaiNBF7kUtA Joe Biden win is unlikely to improve relations between the US and China, writes @emilyctamkin. https://t.co/bAPxuoqdHtThe pulling apart of the world’s two biggest economies could prove at least as decisive for the following decades o… https://t.co/Aiec4ybZLw“George Orwell first read The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists when he was dirt poor: its influence on his work is… https://t.co/GY2qybaHfoThe Covid-19 crisis has given the Conservatives a chance to play divide and rule, writes @meadwaj. https://t.co/DPvdNaxJByAndy Burnham: "The problem now is, to a large degree, the Chancellor". @PronouncedAlva interviews the Greater Manch… https://t.co/NaX2z9SvEaAs the US election approaches, @StatesmanWorld has dived into the stats and politics behind probably the biggest ec… https://t.co/HCr5LvsDUq
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