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My new book, 'This Land', out in September. Socialist, antifascist, Guardian columnist, author, losing my Northern accent every passing day. Sad.

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The Met police used the same “rear tinted windows are too dark” as they did with Bianca Williams. There are no laws… https://t.co/QYmt2b1EHQ
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @tomboreynolds yes, I've never done this, this isn't how newspapers work! I don't choose the headline or subheading… https://t.co/7mkzBno8Xq @tomboreynolds I wouldn't expect that, because I know how newspapers work. I don't expect employees to take collect… https://t.co/rKb5RbeOPT @tomboreynolds I'm not an editor at The Guardian, I don't have any power over this. Read their piece.The Guardian have written about the terrible incident in which they used a picture of Kano instead of Wiley above m… https://t.co/hDO9jJShad"The Met Police is systematically racist and it needs to change." Labour MP Dawn Butler says "there's something wr… https://t.co/iCLsDF5I1J
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @DawnButlerBrent @metpoliceuk Love and solidarity Dawn xI JUST GOT STOPPED BY THE POLICE DRIVING THROUGH HACKNEY... MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW...@metpoliceuk I recorded the whole incident.
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @Councillorsuzie Susan, you seem to think I'm a militant Remaniac. I'm a eurosceptic who voted, on balance, for Rem… https://t.co/VxylP4eDFZ @Councillorsuzie Hi Susan! I'm well aware of that, the comment was on the comedy value of the recurring 52-48, post… https://t.co/0yZ2D3c97y
8/9
2020
@YairWallach Sympathetic to your argument, but in a war, an army whose senior officer corps is actively not committ… https://t.co/Yoykmv99AqThis was entirely legitimate by the way - postal votes are still votes! - it’s just funny how we are forever cursed by those numbers @tomclayton92 Yes, it’s just funny!Comparing this birthday to my last one: I can’t really celebrate it this time, but social distancing means I’m unli… https://t.co/cCSjDn5ICTTruly, 52 and 48 are cursed figuresOne of the things I learned researching my new book was that Britain voted 52-48 for Remain on the day of the refer… https://t.co/0BSRmU0MOB @helpmesanta not in 2017 @Ed_Owen @DenisMacShane I campaigned in both Tooting and Ealing Central & Acton - twice in fact - during the 2017 e… https://t.co/RvIcgfn7XO @jonnymorris this you? https://t.co/pKLVlN8yw1
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @DenisMacShane If you think that someone pointing out Tooting's increase in majority between 2015-17 is trolling, T… https://t.co/kCXv8dOhKI @Tweet_Dec You should have cat sit these little fellas https://t.co/IXuawdUAXU @DenisMacShane Tooting's Labour majority went from 2,842 in 2015 to 15,458 in 2017. @Tweet_Dec this sounds like a bit of a dick to be honest. My cats are excessively affectionate to the point where t… https://t.co/0pgjWo0NSB @kevshaw99 @lukecooper100 It's really difficult to have a rational conversation with someone who comes across like… https://t.co/C49hgjQQZe @anne123456781 @lukecooper100 What clear position on Brexit should they have taken and when? Leave voters were conc… https://t.co/6sYmDFCbwF @eglynn @lukecooper100 who said Labour was clearly leading @SashWindow2 @lukecooper100 That's when Brexit polarisation truly hit, certainly. There's many things they got wron… https://t.co/lOzqnClz3T @lukecooper100 I agree the response to the Skripal poisoning was objectively damaging, not least to Corbyn's rating… https://t.co/bROKbNIQW2 @JSkeaping Exactly - the British Election Study shows that if this was the case, it was no bigger a phenomenon than any other election
8/8
2020
@DaYozzi Then you think the left is always doomed to failure and therefore we should all give upThat doesn’t mean the Corbyn leadership didn’t make serious mistakes - they did - and to pretend otherwise means su… https://t.co/6lnUA98q4qThis theory is disproven 1) by the British Election Study in 2017, which found people didn’t vote Labour on the ba… https://t.co/MurnTQ57zAPolice crackdown apparently underway ahead of tomorrow’s protests against ... excessive policing. https://t.co/FsFh5fZtnc
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹These allegations aren’t just about the Labour Party. They should worry anyone who cares about democracy in this co… https://t.co/qfIY9DNtpOThis is the sort of front page you’d expect from the official newspaper of a dictatorship https://t.co/UxGJTE571DThis absolutely nails how right-wingers pretend to be oppressed, besieged minorities, even as they run the governme… https://t.co/i9ABWJMwwqBut first, the back cover. Very happy –and humbled– with these blurbs from @OwenJones84, @crendueles,… https://t.co/SE2D2MJejT
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹I was reluctant to say anything but this is too important, the full story needs to be told. Don’t let anyone ever… https://t.co/oQBmgcsqq0
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @Fox_Claire Hi Claire! Hope you're good. I was wondering if you could DM me the best way to get in touch?Isn’t there a simple solution to all this, which is to publish all the statements that were made so that people can… https://t.co/u8vQNGcLlv
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹Officials at the very top of @UKLabour said stuff like “Abbott is truly repulsive” “Abbott literally makes me sick”… https://t.co/scExekxQ4V
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹Cancel culture scaremongering is just identity politics for pundits. New video ft. @OwenJones84 for @novaramediahttps://t.co/sdvgVfPVq8
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8/7
2020
EXCLUSIVE: Couple who say they saw Dominic Cummings on second lockdown trip to Durham complain to police watchdog.… https://t.co/99zvIsaWWe
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @mrwtch happy birthday! @simonjhix that's annoyingTrans women are women, trans men are men, and trans rights are human rights. The whole labour movement should be c… https://t.co/sTpzPkMaAG
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8/6
2020
The Labour Leaks Inquiry wants to hear from you:  This is the Inquiry into the Labour Leaks, one of the biggest po… https://t.co/33zBkPil0I
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @owenhatherley Primaries part of it, but also what would be the political consequences if Sanders was the Democrati… https://t.co/rNojEcWgdtjust me calling it the crisis thenWhat do you mostly call what we're currently living through? @BernieTranders Will you still speak to me when you’re famous @Caz9715 @BernieTranders This is an article written by a trans personThe real cause of the horror of Beirut “appears to be the systemic corruption and negligence that has long plague… https://t.co/ORJvWglC6OMy brother in law injured in Beirut was only there because the fucking home office denied his UK student visa despi… https://t.co/hQHUi4INMT
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹Formerly straight A pupil from a deprived area who ended up with Cs and Ds: ‘Somehow I’ve failed an exam I didn’t… https://t.co/DNiz5TXgkK
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹This by @BernieTranders, on the erasure of trans men, and how trans people are being made to feel uncomfortable in… https://t.co/en9GYJj8ca @Major_bush98 @simonjedge Your anti-trans cult can pretend that support for trans rights is thuggish misogyny until… https://t.co/G11CtElqBs @CrazyCancerLady Your lack of basic empathy for lgbtq people is unsurprising given your anti trans obsessive timeline but there it is. @kevshaw99 lol given there are self-described Socialist and Social Democratic parties standing against Labour, does… https://t.co/W1GPMkYzT2 @DaytimePubSmell @davecoviddave @lloyd_rm That is not true. This is a long running issue. Nowhere does it mention a… https://t.co/eQ6L4kuXgxThe Uighur people are being persecuted by the Chinese state. The left must not be too afraid of siding with western… https://t.co/DnChTONCBL
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @ReeseW March is just so on point @kevshaw99 Labour has had self-described Marxists and communists in it ever since the very day it was founded, howe… https://t.co/HCI8ANh28g @DaytimePubSmell @davecoviddave @lloyd_rm It wasn't. It's a straightforward lie to suggest it was. None of the peop… https://t.co/ycrNFpWOcBTonight people in Beirut are going to sleep in shattered homes, during a deadly pandemic, with a collapsing economy… https://t.co/OzjzsdXPrC
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @davecoviddave @lloyd_rm the letter was prompted by an exodus of trans staff. the Pride network responded to that e… https://t.co/Kh6TMwN2iZ @davecoviddave @lloyd_rm Again, the letter speaks for itself, as you'll know this is a long running disagreement at… https://t.co/W7ty0Y8sAFYup. https://t.co/NdZhH3bxdt
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹In Sep 2013 ship flying a flag of convenience was abandoned by its owners in the port of Beirut. Crew members remai… https://t.co/0tZSFvmcJQ
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @davecoviddave @lloyd_rm Exactly what the letter said it was in the actual text of the actual letter @davecoviddave @lloyd_rm Then maybe stop pretending it was something it never was @nadinebh_ Yikes @shane_reaction_ Preach @CrazyCancerLady Yep! @PaulGoldsmith73 Bless you Paul 😀 @simonjedge Hello! There is no evidence for this thuggish misogyny because it doesn’t exist, glad to help! @davecoviddave @lloyd_rm Hello! This never happened, maybe actually read the letter instead of how it has been deliberately spun since! @honest_nobody Hiiiii that goes to the guardian which like most British papers is in the middle of a funding crisis… https://t.co/sfZsBFX37a
8/5
2020
Lebanon will need much help to deal with this unimaginable disaster in Beirut on top of Covid and economic collapse… https://t.co/kv1X1lpqPw
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹I'm actually glad about the anti-trans activists who've piled on to this, which is part of my job. Sure, they love… https://t.co/kNmG5urIJfAt least ten years of this stuff from the Times, all of it with the pre-emptive complaints that you can’t say anyth… https://t.co/sy9kE5Zpnv
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹Probably best to stick to expressing solidarity with the people of Beirut who are reeling from an absolutely horrif… https://t.co/p7NsHzKz8u @BernieTranders ok so that's a brilliant articleLabourList published my article on the Duffield controversy, have a read 👇 https://t.co/czeyPbNPR5
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹Videos of an explosion in Beirut spreading widely, including from journalists. This clip is shocking - huge blast.… https://t.co/vbg8H5ByQu
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹 @laura_denning LOLthis from @jdportes is worth reading on why the findings in that policy exchange report about "academic freedom" ar… https://t.co/Zvsnku5qPa
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹https://t.co/qVTTlCzMA9 https://t.co/m6Pk4OQpTpWow, thanks everyone, and also if anyone else is looking for podcasts check this thread out 🙏 @ormondroyd The acting is too hammyThis new comedy show is going to be a hit https://t.co/ytCXpQF454Does anyone have any recommendations for a podcast for a 4 hour trip to Devon
8/4
2020
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Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹Police have apologised to a Black civil servant, Dr Andrea Charles Fidelis, who was accused of being a car thief wh… https://t.co/WQGKiTOesm
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹A senator says he’s going to have to go to the gardaí over a spate of online homophobic abuse. This week, Fintan W… https://t.co/FSgbEBlQnq
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹If there were more people like @fintanwarfield in Leinster House, Ireland would be an immeasurably better country to live in.
Retweeted by Owen Jones 🌹Please observe a one minute silence for Welsh landlords as they endure this barbaric oppression https://t.co/QvkkePy2x3 @Nmozz @RebeccaMorris90 I’m so so sorry, he must have been so proud. All my love xThis new @Policy_Exchange report by @epkaufm et al on "academic freedom" is usual mismash of tendentious ideology &… https://t.co/6syElZ0iCv
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8/3
2020

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