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Love this piece. It captures the essence of this debate better than any others I've seen on it. A ray of sanity https://t.co/Trym0VuDvn @sjmmcd @aldatweets women want us. fossils fear us.
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldA great video from @sjmmcd on how capitalism is "collectivist" and subordinates the individual's will and freedom t… https://t.co/xGRxX8G90E
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldthe thing about cancel culture is that the entire earth is being canceled right nowchili dog (michigan) is objectively the best one here https://t.co/xctYcPcXrd @aldatweets "damn we should have been more like @thetroublemag"
7/9
2020
"We need the frames of mythology around the vast confusing maelstrom of information and the random tragedies of the… https://t.co/jxovaU8MGx
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldHad a delightful chat with Oscar Perress on @95bFM on government responses to COVID & climate change. Bottom line:… https://t.co/3T006ERIvh @yungneocon https://t.co/Q9T8boVYf1
7/8
2020
Class solidarity is vital for dismantling fossil empires. It's often held up as an abstract virtue rather than a st… https://t.co/6hivcFof12“Solidarity” is a word that gets thrown around a lot on the left. But what does it really mean? And how do we take… https://t.co/2MgPnCChc3
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @yungneocon too materialist? 🤭 https://t.co/qRJ7dijEgT
7/7
2020
Extremely excited for this issue! It's full of fascinating articles and gorgeous art. Wrote an essay for it about h… https://t.co/re6iqIdeey
7/3
2020
@fluidcreativiy two nutz in the same sacc
7/2
2020
Dear Amazon @LOTRonPrime - it’s time to make the Scouring of the Shire a limited series. https://t.co/u2pC8UMBaQ
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldEither we shut down the death machine or the death machine will kill us all. Those are the two options https://t.co/s1aEBkZ4bQif you’ll indulge me, i have a personal essay in @curaffairs today. it’s about arriving in this country the summer… https://t.co/bHuHOy6KBx
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7/1
2020
In addition to clapping for NHS, Johnson suggests we should clap for bankers. Neoliberalism is also a nesting doll… https://t.co/QlbJWEmBksThey'll co-opt anything and everything. BLM? sure. Green New Deal? ✔️ neolibs will start putting ☭ next to the 🌐 be… https://t.co/TK0INiE9W9And I know this goes without saying, but I can assure you this book is at least 10,000,000 times better than that S… https://t.co/CXpBKdqntZI could use some hope of the more radical kind these days. This beautiful new book by @EricHolthaus looks like it c… https://t.co/8IkzWnzZSOThe Ultimate Neoliberal Flex—the project founded to dismantle the New Deal and British welfare state—is Boris Johns… https://t.co/5JPbqBRYDE
6/30
2020
@teicherj Lord of the Rings, first page of the chapter The Grey Havens
6/28
2020
A reminder that after he returned from destroying the ring, Frodo temporarily served as Deputy Mayor of the Shire,… https://t.co/DYUXqE2eyz
6/27
2020
Obama's predecessor lost the popular vote AND the electoral college, illegitimately seizing the presidency via the… https://t.co/YwRzWn89xz
6/24
2020
@mateosfo we can use a different nameThat stopping the spread had such a simple solution that any government could have readily, cheaply implemented wit… https://t.co/YtzYVaf4lZ"You ask what is our aim? I can answer in one word: Wetherspoon. Wetherspoon at all costs. Wetherspoon in spite of… https://t.co/Odx33GR6l2"'Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.' -Oscar Wilde"… https://t.co/iayNkiP5N9 @mateosfo absolutely 1) https://t.co/Ry66u9vqrs 2) https://t.co/H80Kofq0e0 3) https://t.co/dsNVUHkZMz
6/23
2020
and the turtles https://t.co/yCLWcSPKDV @samzacher posting doesn't scratch the itch samevery single day when I make coffee: thinking to myself, and often saying aloud,, this post: https://t.co/JSFtZfzIHxRevisiting S.L. Webb's call for something akin to today's BLM protests that she made last December: https://t.co/FbRwOhcus1
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @jzu40 True, but being a billionaire should be seen as akin to mass murder or some morally equivalent atrocity, and… https://t.co/XxuE0K6DLD
6/22
2020
Wealth hoarding has got to have one of the biggest moral gaps in the world, the gap between the material harm that… https://t.co/WOdjxLSa7SKeeping these tiny Brazilian frogs alive is worth the fight, don't you agree? #ExtinctionRebellion #Rainforesthttps://t.co/IQS7FtQcjh
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @mason_h2 It's so much simpler and easier to believe one has a comprehensive grasp on how the world works if there'… https://t.co/lgqIVAE88O
6/21
2020
This is why Taibbi and all the other whiny speech babies sound so ridiculous. There are actual violations of free s… https://t.co/VTru7qpCX8capitalism: apocalyptic climate chaos worst extinction since dinosaurs 8 people own half the world's wealth racial… https://t.co/h2oc7L4R1Jhttps://t.co/mTMwBv9GqSthere are people walking around in the world right now (AD 2020) with the following thought in their brains: "capit… https://t.co/Tcd9DvZ6dpimagine still believing capitalism is gooddon't forget barred owls https://t.co/rmZxCzJbPC
6/20
2020
this monkey going to more trouble to get rid of the stringy bits than any human ever has https://t.co/5IgjVxonoSFor all those wondering, this is my son Nestor. We share no blood but he is my life. He came from Cuba (legally, o… https://t.co/bZWDZPr9Jn
6/19
2020
well ,except for recyclable materials collectingi've never listened to a podcast, i'm not about to start listening to tweetsbut they also didn't require murdering anyone, so.. @parismarx 5 stops in the whole Continent of Africa ("under construction")well, no pension tbhhave worked in 4 of these 10 sectors and can assure you that none of them promised a six-figure pension https://t.co/SGyDPxHGB7 @parismarx threw this together, can add more: https://t.co/WShrAxTYrVBecause the police have lots of guns and a monopoly on violence. Power really is this simple, everyone https://t.co/e8xuhXa99x
6/18
2020
If, like me, you're annoyed by Matt Taibi's "twitter Robespierre" hysterics and the general melodrama churned out b… https://t.co/7ubzUqcNIr
6/17
2020
"The extinction rate among terrestrial vertebrate species is significantly higher than prior estimates, and the cri… https://t.co/9CikezFAMq
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6/16
2020
@yungneocon Also early Homo sapiens probably just exterminated all the other hominids they could get their hands on… https://t.co/CbeHL2sAZW @champagnesocia8 putting "casually masculine" on my CV https://t.co/GNWfZhjpji
6/13
2020
@aniceburrito angelus novus https://t.co/93Pv9v43yt @Vanessa_ABee tag urself i'm the new normal
6/12
2020
“We’re very, very close to the savanna-ization of the Southern Amazon. It’s already started happening now". https://t.co/PMfYtUdurY
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6/11
2020
@SydneyAzari James decided he would rather resign than publish my piece 😫
6/10
2020
Some choice* Churchill quotes for anyone tempted to defend his statue *extremely racist https://t.co/aHkeQDbTWr
6/8
2020
Imagine calls for incremental reforms of the Atlantic slave trade. Or an 8-point plan to tweak Jim Crow. That’s how… https://t.co/XyM1r9dFL1Population of Asia & Africa combined = 5.6 billion Population of the UK = 66 million = nearly 1/100 the number of p… https://t.co/0vRWF1pcVp @OwenJones84 @helenarbennett_ here ya go 🤗 https://t.co/6zatfFGbir
6/7
2020
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6/6
2020
@athenogenes damn, glad you're all rightOpponents of police abolition seem to think proponents are saying, "let bad people do bad things." Proponents are a… https://t.co/E2YQLQuFjA @MuellerTadzio @zenpundit @_ppmv my bad here you go https://t.co/10mcycx2I4 @_ppmv @zenpundit https://t.co/JlVlq50Xsc @zenpundit @_ppmv https://t.co/89uvjr95H7
6/5
2020
cops don't stop rapists and murderers, dumbass, they *are* rapists and murderers https://t.co/eQrsrGMeCd
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @philoshua @lyta_gold we can't help it if the marketplace of ideas includes adolf hitler's ideas, it's only democracy if we publish him @philoshua @lyta_gold or simply burn the reichstag https://t.co/pGsw0qVM5h https://t.co/u7ke2dyL9GJames, I can make a strong case that, given the well-established link between climate change & wealth inequality, a… https://t.co/6WkzWIFu5X @JBennet I would like to submit to the NYT Opinion an op-ed arguing for the immediate extrajudicial execution of ev… https://t.co/JL8W5fEksYI would like to submit to the NYT Opinion an op-ed arguing for the immediate extrajudicial execution of everyone wi… https://t.co/u80x4MgUXdHey Liberals, if you have been gassed by police at a protest, you have experienced Law & Order. If you have had ga… https://t.co/Z4Hzni6tiY
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6/4
2020
3) We abolish the institution entirely. To do that, we have to acknowledge that it can't be reformed. There are no… https://t.co/wKLbQIT6cy2) Police will return to the more banal, but equally destructive evil they've been committing all this time. Libera… https://t.co/FSmchhAGSl1) It will descend further into police committing atrocities even more ugly than what they've been doing, on a grea… https://t.co/mQ49d39Q0PGiven the situation now, with chaotic zones, uniformed bands (of which many are abusers & white supremacists alread… https://t.co/DiTeerTLSoBut nor did they feel compelled to return to killing outside of the conditions in which it occurred: in chaotic are… https://t.co/FEOJtIVJaiThey committed violence even more shocking than what we see in these cop videos: slicing off limbs, slaughtering sc… https://t.co/ydv8PLP338The book looks at mass violence, including genocides in Rwanda & Yugoslavia. De Swaan found that the mass murderers… https://t.co/VLNjDqEWxzTurns out Eichmann was actually a bloodthirsty zealot who loved to kill Jewish people and regularly exceeded his qu… https://t.co/aITnbXRv3eBut the banality of evil popularized by Hannah Arendt in her profile of Adolf Eichmann needs updates. She suggested… https://t.co/WJagQcPL3uOn top of murdering innocent people, the institution commits everyday evils like evictions, putting non-violent peo… https://t.co/jTt19aJm5kAverage people reflect the culture in which they live & work. We're social, collectivist pack mammals. Shit culture… https://t.co/ZVMF4w4CigBut even the good ones are bastards. Here's a great article by @nislatr who’s friend was a good man, became a cop,… https://t.co/U9L2YFGDIhAnd FBI study found that right-wing terrorists and white supremacists have substantially infiltrated law enforcemen… https://t.co/ZsLKP1j620First off, of course at least 40% of cops are bastards, given the two famous studies finding that “at least 40 perc… https://t.co/Sp8WoHtZTlAll cops are bastards because the institution is evil, and it makes otherwise normal people become monsters. Here's… https://t.co/xB6EobbBydWhilst all cops are fascists, some are actual Nazis https://t.co/HyafEmYnKrlmao every time I add yet another tweet to this chain I lose a follower. purging the bootlickers like we need to pu… https://t.co/9PNYX7e9HS @yungneocon i've mostly been losing followers, but surely it's just libs so it's fine
6/3
2020
When Fred Hampton started to organise with poor whites, Latinos and indigenous Americans the State assassinated hi… https://t.co/FMVSxEczDO
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldhttps://t.co/jKJkgSGh9cBiden, the Clintons, and Warren are white supremacists. Pelosi, Obama, and Kerry are superwealthy oligarchs. Buttig… https://t.co/3uX7FkR76E
6/2
2020

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