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General Secretary of the Free Speech Union (https://t.co/63ZEuAz34i)

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better of your dispassionate, scientific self. For a journalist claiming to be an advocate for the better public un… https://t.co/yC0pGwoco3You often present yourself as an exemplar of best practice when it comes to scientific debate and inquiry, but then… https://t.co/Og0cecj8AUideologically-driven purveyor of fake news. In fact, there's very little about the virus, particularly its prevalen… https://t.co/dWk8VWTeErimmunity, as I did in the @Telegraph, does not make me "scientifically illiterate" or "ignorant" or a "pub bore" or… https://t.co/7PUprwLZhYwould mean a person who did become reinfected would likely get a milder version of the disease than they had the fi… https://t.co/XIxyDN0YbyYou made the point in your thread that we don't know if having had the disease confers immunity. True, but the fact… https://t.co/Ws6wCXzNaqUniversity of Nottingham, estimated the disease-induced herd immunity level is around 43%. https://t.co/QdKivNxIbfIf that's the case, the UK could have achieved herd immunity already – remember, seroprevalence surveys only measur… https://t.co/mkZhFerCg5Epidemiology, speculate that T cell mediated immunity could mean a "population can achieve some sort of immunity to… https://t.co/EA5J5SPXNGimmunity could be that immunological dark matter. It would explain why young people are less susceptible to the vir… https://t.co/ylO9AXLp52of most seroprevalence surveys showing <10% of the populations in those countries having IcG antibodies, suggests *… https://t.co/x1AEjWL5SbOf course, we don't yet know how much protection T cells provide, but the fact that the number of infections and de… https://t.co/T7kk8vCJJGA preprint last month from a team at Oxford came to a similar conclusion. https://t.co/JitR2CrveLcoronaviruses and SARS-CoV-2. See here https://t.co/ycxK9WCVFSCOVID-19 patients studied had CD8+ T cells and 100% had CD4+ T cells. In addition, the researchers detected SARS-Co… https://t.co/o6fz370zV4To properly assess the extent of immunity in any given population, and the continuing threat posed by the virus, we… https://t.co/zLw3e3wKntseasonal flu – once we get a better understanding of milder, undetected cases and how many deaths it actually cause… https://t.co/tF6YOelCtYit at 0.9% and built that assumption into their modelling; the @CDCgov's best estimate is now 0.26%, and it will li… https://t.co/8ZZzK9mqkbThis and other similar findings are important because if many more people have been exposed than seroprevalence sur… https://t.co/bZfz0hJgyNtested positive for IgC antibodies in a point-of-care test and 2% in an immunoassay; for symptomatic patients, the… https://t.co/aOoi24YbtRunreliable way of gauging the percentage of a population that has been exposed to SARS-CoV-2. Seroprevalence survey… https://t.co/7Sp5O6LFavI was preparing a rebuttal Adam, when I saw you'd posted a response from @BallouxFrancois at the end of your thread… https://t.co/YcL98STHM4Latest update on Lockdown Sceptics is here. Young people over-estimate vulnerability to COVID-19, a student flags u… https://t.co/rm8wO6yv1PSo true! https://t.co/tt2QqDFOUzNew courses at Imperial this year: voodoo doll-making; fortune telling; astrology; witch burning; doomsday prophesy… https://t.co/viBT4dJb8d
Retweeted by Toby YoungBravo: “A Declaration of Independence by a Princeton Professor.” Will be interesting to see how many of his colleag… https://t.co/gEAEZfeYU5
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7/13
2020
@MarkJamesNE @cjsnowdon Data from the Diamond Princess cruise ship show the infection fatality rate for those aged… https://t.co/zmslHodvVEFSU Director Inaya Folarin Iman says not all minorities are Woke on Sunday Morning Live. https://t.co/TOAJ7HOwmw
Retweeted by Toby Young'Cancel Culture Is Not About Criticism, It Is A Public Vilification Campaign' - @InayaFolarin https://t.co/dLIOoktrA3
Retweeted by Toby Young“What's disturbing about cancel culture is we've seen it so many times before – in 17th Century Salem, in Paris aft… https://t.co/eEfb0t359F
Retweeted by Toby YoungThe fascist left. https://t.co/Qb4fX2vrMINo "cancel culture" here, just someone who corrupted the youth and had to face the consequences. https://t.co/wjpiRSxwMb
Retweeted by Toby YoungTerrific piece by Nick Craven in today’s ⁦@DailyMailUK⁩ listing some of the victims of cancel culture. Includes the… https://t.co/HO4kqhoYsOGood review in @TheCriticMag of Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad https://t.co/mOruhcx9hf @clairlemon @AusLibertarians @matt_barrie @chrisberg @TimWilsonMP Wow! Congrats. 💪
7/12
2020
Too many believe that police are the problem—but reality has a way of reasserting itself. In New York, where the ci… https://t.co/RFyeHB2Bye
Retweeted by Toby YoungA nice summary. If you do not believe that we have an issue with accommodating viewpoint diversity then, I would su… https://t.co/QDC0xOXgnj
Retweeted by Toby YoungThink about how horrible this must feel—having 337 of your own colleagues sign a letter condemning you https://t.co/GA4wlPvzma
Retweeted by Toby Young38 deaths reported in hospitals in England - there were no deaths reported for yesterday (10th July) in hospitals i… https://t.co/rT3VWBnMuT
Retweeted by Toby YoungWhy I Signed the Harper's Letter - Quillette https://t.co/z5FJWR6AW5 @MrRBourne Thanks Ryan.We owe it to ourselves, and the next generations, to challenge #CancelCulture. @Fox_Claire, @toadmeister and… https://t.co/sfkiFQSIlo
Retweeted by Toby Young'As it becomes clearer that the British population will soon achieve herd immunity, people will begin to ask tough… https://t.co/6AaQbZhUeW
Retweeted by Toby YoungThe Free @SpeechUnion is the most important movement for liberty in the UK at the moment, and by far the most signi… https://t.co/Bgy0Do5eCk
Retweeted by Toby Young @FinolaOneill @Telegraph “Top epidemiologists recommend the Times...” Is that like “top breeders” recommending Pedigree Chum?“As it becomes clearer that the British population will soon achieve herd immunity and the lockdown has done nothin… https://t.co/1xZFkLXA2Q
Retweeted by Toby YoungToday’s update on Lockdown Sceptics is here. My headline over picture of Boris wearing a face mask is: “Confused Ma… https://t.co/tK3UKLcCbR @allisonpearson @DeghiBear @FatEmperor @AlistairHaimes @MLevitt_NP2013 @daniellevitt22 @BorisJohnson @MattHancock That’s good. Thanks Deghi.You can donate to the Free Speech Union's Litigation Fund here. This is so we can protect people's speech rights in… https://t.co/QcGPsrfyzd
Retweeted by Toby YoungBrilliantly pithy explanation by @toadmeister why we need @SpeechUnion today; & why Harper's letter incl some of mo… https://t.co/QhaVWSqVLZ
Retweeted by Toby YoungToby Young calls out Owen Jones for joining with 337 other @Guardian writers to denounce columnist Suzanne Moore, f… https://t.co/Q9hK4m5Lad
Retweeted by Toby Young“As it becomes clearer that the British population will soon achieve herd immunity and the lockdown has done nothin… https://t.co/1xZFkLXA2Q @FreddieScovell @SpeechUnion Ta @allisonpearson https://t.co/9kasv2Onf5READ THIS THREAD. Explains how #CancelCulture operates. Chilling. https://t.co/1TmEm5qit7
Retweeted by Toby YoungCancel Culture Is Getting Worse - Toby Young FSU Director Sky News https://t.co/6T1F8PNEfa
Retweeted by Toby Young1/ What is cancel culture? A few months ago I was a postdoc at Penn State with an soon-expiring contract, job hunti… https://t.co/kf6ea6eBhL
Retweeted by Toby Young @edmundmlawrence @PutinRitz @michael_taggart @SkyNews The police in England and Wales investigate an average of 65… https://t.co/qCCLgVC0ulOwen Jones, who has on at least two occasions complained to the employers of people with whom he disagrees, is cur… https://t.co/TXfOrVV5Mp
Retweeted by Toby Young @Timothyjanatkin @LozzaFox Thanks Tim.The Spectator is growing fast: we now outsell two national newspapers. We’ve returned our furlough money, now we’re… https://t.co/o3mJTEbrh7
Retweeted by Toby YoungUK epidemic finished, time for final score. Deaths with covid in English hospitals, excluding those with serious e… https://t.co/UFZw2WQ4dz
Retweeted by Toby YoungWhat Owen Jones says: “Cancel culture doesn’t exist because if it did @LozzaFox would be destitute.” What he means… https://t.co/Kyt5DhverO
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7/11
2020
Interview in The Times (UK) on why I signed the letter on justice and open debate in Harper’s. https://t.co/GIXhHTpD8S
Retweeted by Toby YoungThis is brilliant. https://t.co/u4Ysvh9WHs
Retweeted by Toby Young"635 Old Etonians wrote a letter to the headteacher demanding the school teach children about ‘entrenched systemic… https://t.co/DdheZZGUo2Is this Marvel’s next generation of superheroes? https://t.co/yw5Ob1RKUsNovara Media https://t.co/eQ5rkRothXSee if you can spot the irresponsible VE Day celebrations, the beach 'covidiots' or the 300k+ BLM protests. If not… https://t.co/NdviuYgJ8d
Retweeted by Toby YoungCrowds watch as a Spitfire flypast honours Dame Vera Lynn before her funeral ceremony. https://t.co/jp3pTNvPQX
Retweeted by Toby Young @drew_carver For every cancelled person that manages to recover, 99 don’t.“Hate crime” https://t.co/V8a2nGM0bmCanadian police have released footage of a vehicle, and want to speak to its driver, after tyre marks were found on… https://t.co/JD80DBsKt1
Retweeted by Toby YoungOwen Jones saying cancel culture doesn’t exist, having spent years now seeking the cancellation of many careers of… https://t.co/GbkleqNrUo
Retweeted by Toby YoungPrinceton seemed to issue a suicide note a few days ago with its malignant and racist "Faculty Letter." But all is… https://t.co/B0ijkEb5rw
Retweeted by Toby Young"I am friends with many people who signed the Princeton letter, which requests and in some places demands a dizzyin… https://t.co/iORaCnGqWC
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7/10
2020
The Importance of Free Speech @Ayishat_Akanbi https://t.co/ppvLurUxXX
Retweeted by Toby YoungTV comedian Johnny Smugface explains why “cancel culture” is a far right conspiracy theory. Andrew Lawrence knocks… https://t.co/88yh8c2KNmToday’s update on Lockdown Sceptics is here. Bit late – sorry! Great piece by John Walters about why his and Simon… https://t.co/FWRFOujGm1What Owen Jones says: “Cancel culture doesn’t exist because if it did @LozzaFox would be destitute.” What he means… https://t.co/Kyt5DhverO @toadmeister Why @DontDivideUsNow has published this education initiative - an appeal from parents and educators to… https://t.co/WP4M7zvHim
Retweeted by Toby YoungToby Young from the Free Speech Union says 'cancel culture' has gone too far. Should you be 'cancelled' for someth… https://t.co/owNCRDT3s5
Retweeted by Toby YoungHarvard Professor Under Fire In Latest Attack On Free Speech – JONATHAN TURLEY https://t.co/kCZ0xnWHigThis is obviously written by troglodytes. To be clear, if you want to study with me at @KingsCollegeLon, I expect y… https://t.co/BJIEzLeKwZ
Retweeted by Toby Young“A teacher at an academy in south-east London has got in touch with the Free Speech Union because he’s being put th… https://t.co/qDFRcEoqeQ
Retweeted by Toby Young @GaryMCarpenter @AlistairHaimes There’s no correlation between the severity of a country’s lockdown and the lifecyc… https://t.co/7nK1sCX0o6 @SimonKelly14 @Hugh61494445 @WalthamLouise I stepped down to take up the job as Director of NSN. During my leadersh… https://t.co/jR2M0ojK0U @WalthamLouise Google s406 and s407 of the Education Act 1996. Schools are supposed to teach about political issues… https://t.co/J5MIDcD8gM“A teacher at an academy in south-east London has got in touch with the Free Speech Union because he’s being put th… https://t.co/qDFRcEoqeQNew at @Quillette: Wente on how the robed grandees of @MasseyCollege collapsed into panic when the mob came. A prof… https://t.co/FAKEXE7uca
Retweeted by Toby YoungUK v Sweden. Indistinguishable. Lockdown wasn't necessary. A £300bn bill and a missed school term for nothing. https://t.co/25SiXCALXr
Retweeted by Toby Young“A ‘Eurocentric’ bias in British education is surely justified. Britain is not Anywhere. It is located in north-wes… https://t.co/M7yX6EXQTq
Retweeted by Toby Young @ClarkeMicah Thanks. Will check that out.
7/9
2020
Also, the underlying issue is momentous. What will reduce war, crime, racism, disease, poverty? The Speech Police c… https://t.co/HgHwha69l3
Retweeted by Toby YoungHa! @SpectatorUSA thinks @voxdotcom "should rename itself Censura, or Restrictio, since censorship is what its staf… https://t.co/72RBtwLI4v
Retweeted by Toby YoungNobody suggested masks or lockdown in 1999/2000, a terrible flu year in UK with more deaths per capita than covid. https://t.co/1u58ZlEkKq
Retweeted by Toby YoungClearly, no signatory of The Letter has reason to fear losing their job if they speak their mind. Clearly. https://t.co/U3QhFwxwPk
Retweeted by Toby Young"Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you a University Chair. But all change in history, all adv… https://t.co/d5RYtoxoLz
Retweeted by Toby YoungInside the academic war on free speech | Bruce Newsome | The Critic Magazine https://t.co/KoPEOs6VTHYou’re still following me, Jennifer. Be sure to publicly repent of your association with Goody Rowling before unfol… https://t.co/SUBuQlBPxN
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7/8
2020

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