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Julia Simons @SJimons Tweets in a personal capacity

aka [angry] medical student Climate Crisis=Health Crisis "Medicine is a social science and politics is nothing else but medicine on a large scale" 🌈 (she/her)

1,562 Following   19,199 Followers   1,041 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/25/19


This is not @TheOnion. I repeat. This is not @TheOnion. It's @rupertmurdoch -- the great planet-destroying supervil… https://t.co/ztqEGFTqXb
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1/27
2020
@Mosghos @Carolinehickma I had never heard of posadism 😂Speaking on the fantasies we use to deny the reality of the planetary emergency @Carolinehickma points out that tho… https://t.co/bCXxdLvZlhA lovely patient in concerned tones warned me never ever to read the telegraph If we truely want to ‘take back con… https://t.co/y2IGwnGYPJ @ab4scambs Could you also put a word in to say we should also not allow the exclusion of climate change from future… https://t.co/mKW3bTZNk9
1/26
2020
Exciting that #ClimateAssemblyUK is starting today! 2050 is too late but this traction and action is in the right… https://t.co/zG178NtW1o📢 24th Feb 2020 @RoySocMed #RSMDigiHealth event. Early bird prices until 24th Jan.👍 Have you booked your seat? I p… https://t.co/6KF2rsFwec
Retweeted by Julia SimonsWhat a stunning example of how racism in media circles erases the work of non-white climate activists.… https://t.co/BKwjwpMFAq
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1/25
2020
@ACarpenDigital Oooh I'll have a read in a bit! Jeremy Hunt is currently campaigning to be the Health and Social Ca… https://t.co/LsXhQ9Rktv @DrMurphy11 @MattHancock @babylonhealth Will the livestream be available after the event? 😊Nothing to see here... Just Babylon Health receiving a 10 year deal After Dominic Cummings aka 'Downing Street Sour… https://t.co/ve26ZWurrIHe's right. Many of us on the left - and even the centre - are angry with the BBC right now. But allowing the BBC t… https://t.co/msnyP0lHtP
Retweeted by Julia SimonsThis is one of those stories that won’t get the attention it deserves because of course they did, and of course tha… https://t.co/27w8fKNDHp
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1/24
2020
The government just voted to scrap legal protections for child refugees. Despite our victory in the House of Lord… https://t.co/XNuMV1gpyn
Retweeted by Julia SimonsI for one am amazed that a known liar who lied about dying in a ditch if we didn’t Brexit and about a border in the… https://t.co/9buXRcmTnu
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1/22
2020
@philipjames9 @SadiqKhan @metrodemedellin Yes, this was my favourite part about the Medellin system- it’s all about… https://t.co/lwHruUUIlV @JohnEGlover For the record, I never argued that people who don't go to university should pay to boost my earnings,… https://t.co/9y934inpjq"Don't give up Don't accept this new normal, this new lying in politics normal It's not acceptable I don't accept i… https://t.co/cMAENgTVlzHey @SadiqKhan I was inspired- @metrodemedellin in Colombia every single station is wheelchair accessible. They h… https://t.co/rj9Jbq0yp2BP spent $13 million to kill a carbon tax in Washington in 2018 https://t.co/AFk2x22Nyy
Retweeted by Julia Simons @JohnEGlover I'm sorry but I disagree, attempts to reframe this as simply an "odd tax" erase the reality of this pu… https://t.co/3yZvXCIHaE @JohnEGlover There is also a laughable inequity and incongruence in policy for the same party to remove the 50p tax… https://t.co/63v80LErff @JohnEGlover It is politically convenient to reframe this loan as a graduate tax. But it is not a graduate tax. It… https://t.co/V8HH56Pj5g @JohnEGlover @tomhfh I haven't heard of any other taxes that only apply after you've taken out a loan. I also don'… https://t.co/7JY2bn9mRM @JohnEGlover I haven't heard of any other taxes that only apply after you've taken out a loan. I also don't know o… https://t.co/smAIhNW8VYI see we're at the stage of the racism "debate" in Britain where pointing out the sacrifice of tens of thousands of… https://t.co/p2bSjnZyZq
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1/21
2020
@RavePigeon @tomhfh It means students from less advantaged backgrounds take home 11% less of their salary (above th… https://t.co/ewqlDV8wp4 @RavePigeon @tomhfh If point 17 were true then it would apply to everyone. My point about this being inequitable is… https://t.co/4mM1mAuZPM @tomhfh Student debt IS debt. It is not a graduate tax of 9% applied equally across graduates. It ONLY financiall… https://t.co/jdx6Bk50oDAs a student at Cambridge university I know the reality that well off students don't take out student loans They w… https://t.co/0YmY4E9uu6The current student finance system is not equitable. If the right want to claim this is an equitable graduate tax.… https://t.co/FNNucFPP2uStudent debt IS debt. It is not a graduate tax of 9% applied equally across graduates. It ONLY financially disadv… https://t.co/DQUV2OsF54
1/20
2020
What do we need? A thread of medical specialties as RuPaul’s drag race gifs. When do we need it? Now.
Retweeted by Julia Simons @Alandw No deal crash out could lead to their own extinction 🤞How do the ongoing protests in France get so little coverage in our media, we have 24 hour news channels and we get… https://t.co/uBtacmhbIx
Retweeted by Julia SimonsMaybe Sajid Javid secretly understands the extent of the climate crisis and is pursuing radical degrowth... Other… https://t.co/p7wpxUd37n @croft1a You’ve made my point about antisemitism for me- by replying to my comment re the BoD by referring solely to the Chief Rabbi.
1/18
2020
It is not antisemitic to fairly criticise the policies of the current Israeli government. It is inherently antisem… https://t.co/s54K8zKbxn
1/17
2020
Scandalous. Grenfell survivors are right to describe this appointment as a 'slap in the face'. Mehra must stand dow… https://t.co/mF1auNsULV
Retweeted by Julia Simons @magmagmagnus I think the world needs to hear you 😂Won't someone *please* think of the public schools https://t.co/2NMUw592Vh
Retweeted by Julia Simons @magmagmagnus I wish I could retweet this💚 BREAKING - RCGP cancels oil and gas conference due to take place at its headquarters 💚 WELL DONE to the @rcgp on… https://t.co/R2vFaHxQBR
Retweeted by Julia SimonsExtraordinary that it has become normal to invite a minority on morning TV to explain & then subsequently defend th… https://t.co/C9RNqHQkEK
Retweeted by Julia SimonsSince 2014 the number of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV fell by 73%. Fund PrEP now. It's a disgrace tha… https://t.co/sF3FbcMw3Q
Retweeted by Julia SimonsPM: “We rose to greatness because of our championing of free-trade.”>We’ll thats certainly one interpretation of hi… https://t.co/Gj70T6lrH1
Retweeted by Julia Simons @WarmongerHodges @jessphillips @lisanandy @Rachael_Swindon @jeremycorbyn I think it’s problematic to say this was a… https://t.co/WHlO8rv3LKThis is antisemitism, holding Jews collectively responsible for the actions of Israel. It has no place in Labour. R… https://t.co/zoAQgauIh5
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1/16
2020
Last @MattHancock said silly things on @bbc5live tweet of today. When questioned on his [problematic] use of cash… https://t.co/C4X78ax4kvPROBLEM: Record delays in getting seen at A&E are causing incredible suffering and actual deaths. GOVERNMENT SOLUT… https://t.co/LF1j3cDR8P
Retweeted by Julia SimonsMemo to Government: If you're really serious about tackling the #ClimateEmergency, then you should start by not ma… https://t.co/AKjilJMPLb
Retweeted by Julia Simons'The Refugee Crisis Isn't Over: Why we urgently need policy reform' - my piece for @chooselove on why so many refug… https://t.co/cY1ZZSiTkL
Retweeted by Julia SimonsSeemingly forbidden in mainstream media discourse is the development of a collective consciousness of colonial/ neo… https://t.co/XJAaBm6fdMBy perpetuating colonial constructions of 'the other' they are preparing for the crises they're creating by promoti… https://t.co/jIItUyKTaTThis⬇️ and also I think Murdoch and co aren't naively spreading racist discourses through their media monopoly The… https://t.co/m73EoUXXTWIn other news @MattHancock said on Radio 5 Live this morning. "flying has already decarbonised" https://t.co/fnnkBlhKjf“Would you choose medicine again?”. My heart breaks to say it but I no longer recognise the reality of today’s NHS… https://t.co/3SHYcFWxBP
Retweeted by Julia SimonsFor reference: @FullFact https://t.co/zVbwmfzktIContinuing to deliver lies 👏 Largest cash settlement in NHS history if you completely refuse to use real cash figu… https://t.co/8ZDIPJRfcgCan't miss a target if you abolish a target. Christ. https://t.co/NXyGonbczH
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1/15
2020
Globally, democracy is on life support. The preposterously powerful & grotesquely wealthy own most of the print & b… https://t.co/cdxxZo425Z
Retweeted by Julia SimonsSimba is an asylum seeker who has lived in the UK for 16 years. Last year he had a stroke, & because of the hostile… https://t.co/qZFGOeIOkv
Retweeted by Julia Simons @drumsey55 @SholaMos1 I’d recommend this book- Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race by Renni Eddo-L… https://t.co/SjoQoxnVcC
1/14
2020
Oil and Gas Exploration 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️ https://t.co/zIZ8aY6CQLPs the number of people who have read and shared this fills me with hope- we're waking up despite the government ho… https://t.co/XvSDhmIhr7In response to #ExtinctionRebellion being listed as 'extremist' by anti-terror police I wrote this⬇️ Obviously und… https://t.co/ZMLwgGDxDz @Bal23 @labourlewis Ngl I was not following this closely enough... I’ve just seen the numbers. WHAT IS THIS. ?!demo… https://t.co/FJXrbGlztjHelp get #CliveOnTheBallot ! It would be a real loss not to have him there, I've found his analysis and ideas insig… https://t.co/32Nf3gTwib
1/13
2020
More power to you @AGlasgowGirl ‘It’s now become offensive to call out racism than to be a racist’ A WOC will u… https://t.co/B5ky7zKzGs
Retweeted by Julia SimonsMy life as a white middle class activist has been a series of abrupt understandings of how little I understand the… https://t.co/H3PXQOGRk6
Retweeted by Julia SimonsNo one saw this coming. And by no one I mean everyone. https://t.co/dS00RJHXhQ
Retweeted by Julia SimonsSocial care crisis graphs represent real people, struggling without enough help. Supported by families desperate to… https://t.co/1bVyNXhThY @antitheticate Radicalised as a tongue in cheek reference to this news story yesterday: https://t.co/ZSqZjJpN19 For… https://t.co/GUO3Ub0QRr @hoplitnet hahaha also I thought it meant take this with a pinch of salt... But apparently it is meme speak for I a… https://t.co/SrY6gU9Pbu @BobbyBrexit1 Completely untrue. Your tweet to the metropolitan police really did make me chuckle... Considering… https://t.co/uCHO7Yenej
1/12
2020
@swiftanne Congratulations! 💕Imagine finding out you are terminally ill, then being forced to spend precious time battling @DWP for the benefits… https://t.co/7FiLVx5Rk2
Retweeted by Julia Simons @BobbyBrexit1 @tomhfh Actually it was two hours ago? @BobbyBrexit1 @tomhfh And the Queen? https://t.co/TJFxFYaEEA @AnIdiotKing @juliamacfarlane Odd presupposition there. For clarity the answer is no, that is not what I said. @juliamacfarlane The Queen used the word "crash" too. https://t.co/PQp6q0YrnQ @ben_engelhard @_carbontiptoes Thank you ☺️ @bunnisays This is so true, I wish I could edit the tweet 🤦‍♀️Brushing your teeth with a wooden toothbrush won’t save the turtles Sometimes I think plastic is the climate chang… https://t.co/wPBXmekCgB @tomhfh Remember Tom, before we were born they knew CO2e emissions needed to start decreasing. Extremists produced… https://t.co/VSzD62N5Nq @MarkWalling6 I don’t think the critique that the book is hyperbolic is unfair. But for me it was a very important… https://t.co/AmKU7pE5FS
1/11
2020
@_jrvansant Was in reference to this: https://t.co/ZSqZjJpN19 @martyprso So relatable, it's shocking its not part of every uni course/ life course... @XRUniversitiesThe greenhouse gas effect was first noted in 1824 Since then we’ve learnt a lot about why we need to things differ… https://t.co/F4tcIWED3j @Nigel_Lake @netflix Think of my horror when I realised when The Limits of Growth was published... @ClarkeMicah Well actually we learn about exactly this question 🙅‍♀️ Here's a paper by one of my teachers on the t… https://t.co/fS9BtvKhuhIf you've actually got to the end of this highly disorganised rambling of my thoughts, thank you, I'm touched. 💚In short: I'm a recently radicalised climate extremist The Uninhabitable Earth changed my life I'm excited we can m… https://t.co/YVC2ASJOfkWorst of all you've been told climate change is about YOU YOUR diet, YOUR car, YOU must change And yes, we all hav… https://t.co/7zireqM7OK#AustraliaisBurning has been hard to ignore. Even though the misinformation campaign is so strong some people genu… https://t.co/De6CREPBf5Extremist ideology to me endangers life. That is what our current inaction is doing. Right now the lives that are… https://t.co/dNNhbQSKNrHonestly, I don't think many people have really understood the scale and effects of the climate crisis (because tha… https://t.co/pfJWwU2OPNAs a doctor I wouldn't tell my patient: - We know your diagnosis - We have all the solutions to improve your life -… https://t.co/Rovk5EitbOSide note: What kind of silly species are we to have thought we can just infinitely use plastic/ produce huge amoun… https://t.co/3mxgBrIj9pGetting rid of plastic straws while you're still drinking out of a plastic cup as green house gas emissions continu… https://t.co/NlohXzS5EZ
1/10
2020

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