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Editor of @TribuneMagazine. Sustaining the old cause with the old weapons.

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Young Labour is proud to nominate @RLong_Bailey to be the next leader of the Labour Party. 🌹 https://t.co/AJ5vVSParm
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawKeir Starmer promises to unite the party and appear prime ministerial while sticking by Labour's left-wing policies… https://t.co/oduUjYiiao
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1/20
2020
Talks with Royal Mail have broken down and we are now moving towards re-balloting our members for Industrial Action… https://t.co/Eb1DXJfTUP
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @URs41 I’m Irish myself and I have no illusions about the church. But describing a pro-choice socialist as a Vatica… https://t.co/GU27513oQsSaying Irish people, or people of Irish descent, take orders from the Vatican as a means to stoke fears about them… https://t.co/zAdeZkIn83The recent deal to re-establish Northern Ireland's Assembly may have broken a deadlock, but it doesn't resolve any… https://t.co/z9pmGSocwS
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawYou don't tweet this link unless you hope to benefit from the smear campaign against RLB. This was a collective eff… https://t.co/5HMHsKAyB8My Ma was a prominent pro-choice campaigner in Ireland. She was denounced from the altar. Our house was attacked. S… https://t.co/gsKUHbPkWp @SwindonG No, she does not. As she has said clearly and as Paul Mason and Keir Starmer know.For the avoidance of doubt I unequivocally support this. Some pretty grubby attempts over the last 24 hours to deli… https://t.co/TAW3HrecZx
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawJust weeks ago, during the general election, having an Irish accent on the doors in lots of parts of this country w… https://t.co/wCEba9Z8LgThis is a really filthy smear campaign. RLB's pro-choice views in no way align with the Vatican. So let's call thi… https://t.co/cHbT0vHjU1The mooted merger of the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office would be… https://t.co/MI7Gj6oGRO
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1/17
2020
Time to put my money where my mouth is. Here’s why I’m standing to be the next Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labou… https://t.co/5FHpY8jitt
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawGlasgow councillor Matt Kerr explains why he’s running for deputy leader of Scottish Labour - to empower a new gene… https://t.co/dwuE1Ryll0
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawWe're backing Rebecca Long-Bailey for Labour Party leader. She's the only candidate that will take on the politic… https://t.co/GXPsW7P1Js
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1/16
2020
“That new society has an old name. It’s a name that inspired past generations in the fight against mass unemploymen… https://t.co/15iQ2hIqfuRosa Luxemburg was killed on this day in 1919. We remember her contributions to socialism. https://t.co/mEB1VAQe4T
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1/15
2020
@chrismchugh_ No, they don’t. @chrismchugh_ As someone who thinks socialism is more than just a word, I would say anyone who maintains a horizon… https://t.co/fCJrd9s4kl @chrismchugh_ Yes, because I believe in a fundamentally different society and a break with capitalism. @chrismchugh_ I’m certainly not prepared to pretend that everyone is a socialist just because they proclaim it.There is one socialist candidate in this race - and if we want the last four years not to have been in vain, we nee… https://t.co/4QHzNKmvRQI’m standing to be the leader of the Labour Party because our path to power lies in taking on the political establi… https://t.co/5S3qLcgGEh
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1/14
2020
In 1972, ten thousand kids walked out of school in Britain to protest corporal punishment — and force authorities t… https://t.co/mvX45LUIYf
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawI would encourage anyone with a burning desire for change to now throw themselves into the fight. If my two years i… https://t.co/kj3UGwTkD5
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1/13
2020
Today I listened to MPs, former MPs, candidates, Cllrs and members in Newcastle-under-Lyme about why we lost the el… https://t.co/Jx1PiaclhN
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1/12
2020
Really interesting listening event run by @RLong_Bailey in Newcastle-under-Lyne this morning. It's winning back tru… https://t.co/1tUoxgbzF0
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1/11
2020
A great honour to be asked to do this. I'll be in Liverpool this Sunday to give the Eric Heffer memorial lecture… https://t.co/cmOxFQN2ooOur privatised rail system is failing passengers in the north and across the country. The @RMTunion are right - i… https://t.co/bWkW6KiAKy
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawLast month, Herminio Martínez, one of the last child refugees to the UK from the Spanish Civil War, passed away. He… https://t.co/oORpJpQ8t8
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1/10
2020
Tribune was the first British publication to publish Nehru back in 1938. He argued that Labour must be "anti-imperi… https://t.co/tQL5x0R0SDHelp us build a real socialist alternative to the right-wing media. https://t.co/deGY041brS
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @catherinebuca No quite right, phrased it wrong.Olivia Blake, MP for Sheffield Hallam, is the 22nd MP/MEP to endorse Rebecca Long-Bailey. RLB thus now has the sup… https://t.co/tjXqB8MmfY
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @DuncannnNeish @nickreeves9876 @keithsharpe7 The benefit, such as it is, of rail infrastructure does substantially… https://t.co/n2OIxkPfoWOn Sunday, gangs associated with the ruling BJP organised a violent assault on students in Jawaharlal Nehru Univers… https://t.co/2Wszi53l6N
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @Beeron1030 @nickreeves9876 @keithsharpe7 In Virgin’s case, which I mentioned, it was over 10%. That’s a handsome r… https://t.co/vgWIE4Hcvk @DuncannnNeish @nickreeves9876 @keithsharpe7 When services are privatised, the state has no incentive to invest in… https://t.co/5wFoUXJL8J @BRCWCo Every penny of the £600 million dividend Virgin Rail Group Holdings received for running a service that was… https://t.co/kGt93QWcJf @nickreeves9876 @keithsharpe7 Every single rail line in Britain is under-invested. Electrification isn’t rolled out… https://t.co/Uqos0CplEwThe problem with Britain’s rail isn’t this or that under-performing franchise - it’s the private system in general,… https://t.co/ABOea3MsjXUnder the Tories, Britain's approach to international aid and development has become wedded to free-market ideology… https://t.co/qrfvqL4Awe
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1/9
2020
Recent weeks have seen French unions explode into life with the largest strike in decades against Macron's pension… https://t.co/fzkCoprfCb
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawTwo hitpieces on RLB from the right-wing media in two days: one on her looks and one on who her husband is (which t… https://t.co/XFxBOZpxfpFor those interested, @mattzarb wrote this essay for Tribune on how he beat the bookies - and the lessons for other… https://t.co/xJIxAEeL1OVery pleased to hear that @mattzarb has been brought in to head up @RLong_Bailey comms team. On the left but work… https://t.co/0EyuFd6FiLWar doesn’t have a reset button, I learned this lesson at the age of Eight. Lives will be lost, many innocent liv… https://t.co/TP3F40BInc
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawMachiavelli had a line in the Florentine Histories: Wars can begin when you want, but they do not end when you please.The potential fallout of these attacks - a war with Iran - would so totally and disastrously shape this decade that… https://t.co/jX2sAV6hjB
1/8
2020
Suffice to say we love @tribunemagazine. https://t.co/Rd0BTdzFlV
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawAlberto Garzón, head of Izquierda Unida, is Spain's new Consumer Minister. He spoke to Tribune last year about the… https://t.co/273aGnfFFM @stevewbarnett Just a shame they didn't have some dulcet Chorley tones on there.Party chair Ian Lavery on why he's backing Rebecca Long-Bailey to combine socialist policies with the long-term wor… https://t.co/E9L4BCni19
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @nereafercor ¡adelante!Spain elects its first left-wing coalition since the Second Republic, with PSOE and Unidas Podemos forming a govern… https://t.co/AsjfTyqm9oAfter four years of false starts and repeated sabotage from economic elites and the deep state, Spain has a left le… https://t.co/yW2CIh0zod
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @jreynoldsMP It wouldn't have happened in the same way, that's for sure. The Beveridge Report favoured a defined co… https://t.co/QznelSNjUsBevan was expelled from the Labour Party three times. The NHS might never have been built if the party's right-wing… https://t.co/cbodRIUA5V @onsevenhills If only.Aneurin Bevan announcing for leader in Tribune, 1955: "I am aware of the deep desire for unity in the party, espec… https://t.co/yTA9Qnc7JeHere's the thing about 'trust,' it's bloody hard to rebuild from on high. The path to making people trust Labour a… https://t.co/FhqC5HsINOWe need a leader you can trust with our socialist agenda. A leader who is totally committed to the policies and h… https://t.co/bzsS6ADhOb
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawLooking forward to this on Sunday with @ronanburtenshaw @DanCardenMP in a fantastic venue in @LpoolWaltonCLP I'm su… https://t.co/LWxxjhofle
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawThe Eric Heffer Memorial Lecture pays tribute to Walton’s longest-serving MP. I was honoured to deliver last year’… https://t.co/40UqW3JWZD
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @DJB_1976 @tribunemagazine I respect what you’re saying. We have to win elections, no doubt. But we’ve also got yea… https://t.co/bXTCSSjWUt @catlover_tr5 Fair! We’re a left-wing magazine with limited means, so our aim is to write for the left just now. Bu… https://t.co/Ql274dcqWR
1/7
2020
Writing this piece for us was brave. Every Labour member who has ever tried to build a grassroots organisation, to… https://t.co/IWoDbJirNmWith the climate crisis spiralling and the far-right on the march, we must regroup urgently for the struggles ahead… https://t.co/roJcULxSSX
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawLabour needs a socialist leader who can work with our movement, rebuild our communities and fight for the policies… https://t.co/DDSEQEcvrS
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawThe greatest lesson of the socialist tradition is this: you only get what you’re prepared to struggle for. Now is… https://t.co/KcEFE4aMvkIt's not enough for Labour leadership candidates to just say they'll support radical policies. They need to show th… https://t.co/4z0iG08glD
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawIn the 1980s and 1990s, Italy’s Serie A led the football world. But as once-great clubs are asset-stripped and raci… https://t.co/4NgHsoTNDZ
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawBy 5pm today top execs at the UK’s 100 biggest companies will have been paid more than the average worker earns in… https://t.co/kaqtHd8853
1/6
2020
Unprecedented environmental disaster, an establishment in denial and working people paying the price - Australia's… https://t.co/BZLD0UGJlu
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @dan_o_1989 Grá mór daoibh go léir.
1/5
2020
A leader of the Labour Party who will take us back to the days of condemning strikes? No thanks. https://t.co/1cUDJ3ynFrDuring the Second World War, Britain's soldiers insisted that they were fighting for more than a return to the stat… https://t.co/2p4J6zUOFr
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1/4
2020
Jess Phillips wants to present herself as a truth-teller who is in touch with the concerns of ordinary people - but… https://t.co/jBFBJ7s25V
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawThe seamless passage of liberal outlets like the New York Times from campaigning for Trump’s impeachment to campaig… https://t.co/2bmHLkTBCGIt’s time @BorisJohnson stopped outsourcing our foreign policy to Donald Trump. We must stand for peace and justice… https://t.co/1kvfPh8sL8
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw‘Both sides are wrong’ isn’t going to cut it this time, I’m afraid. The US pulled out of a nuclear deal that had… https://t.co/FtaSw7NywKWith this assassination, President Trump is pushing us to the brink of another disastrous war that would cost count… https://t.co/ZgafSax6KN
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawI was right about Vietnam. I was right about Iraq. I will do everything in my power to prevent a war with Iran.… https://t.co/bWQNFNyZjI
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawJust a few days ago Labour MPs were circulating an article criticising the ‘anti-western’ politics of Jeremy Corbyn… https://t.co/zXvugyav5vBREAKING: Various sources report that Iran’s top general Qasssem Soleimani was killed alongside the deputy head of… https://t.co/UyLt7AnPqN
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1/3
2020
@MoiraNiMhurchu 🤩🍃In the weeks since her election victory, new Labour MP Charlotte Nichols has come under pressure to disown comments… https://t.co/xRhesIFCbK
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawMail on Sunday rapped by IPSO over article wrongly framing Labour plans on capital gains tax https://t.co/tZEgGrnoaE
Retweeted by Ronan Burtenshaw @RichyMargerison There was an attempt to do this in the 1980s called the News on Sunday. Its failure, unfortunately… https://t.co/FJC8g15vSB @John_Kenney If you're concerned about a Labour leader who might pivot the party towards a pro-bombing people posit… https://t.co/vl9UIZFzZP @John_Kenney That won't be the appeal that wins or loses an election among Labour members, it'll be 'I want radical… https://t.co/65Psyt8jTBThe real test of a candidate's politics is not whether they claim support for X or Y policy during a campaign, it's… https://t.co/nVP2UTSHAG
1/2
2020
The Labour leadership is not won or lost by one poll this far out. Have faith in the members - who have stood by so… https://t.co/VMy2EVQ9D2
1/1
2019
In 2009, even as the economy collapsed around us, capitalism was almost unassailable. In the decade since it has b… https://t.co/ptgFruLagTThere's never been a more urgent time to support socialist alternatives to Britain's right-wing media. If you belie… https://t.co/tvxPHtHKzN
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12/31
2019
There are many lessons to learn from our defeat, but we must not return to the politics of the past. We need a bo… https://t.co/iL3UmVhd2V
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12/30
2019
Andrew spent his time visiting constituencies like mine sowing division with leave voters and the Labour Party 🤷‍♀️… https://t.co/blUpSY9KC8
Retweeted by Ronan BurtenshawThe latest in a Tribune series aimed at encouraging columnists in major national newspapers who insist on parading… https://t.co/3VBZc36qVw
12/29
2019

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