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Regular @Guardian contributor. Founded & Chaired @IPPR Commission on #EconomicJustice 2016-18. Deputy Chair of an #NHS Mental Health Trust. All tweets personal.

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Joined Twitter 12/8/11


Politics is the only answer to the climate crisis. Going full anti-politics is a grave mistake. https://t.co/IB5DQV4DvHThe classic sickening Tory stereotyping and prejudice l have fought against all my life. The Tories claim to suppor… https://t.co/AbjfaUIeLC
Retweeted by Tom KibasiI had no idea it would be an all male panel when I agreed to do @bbcquestiontime. I don’t believe it should be an… https://t.co/WU6i1FyxWV
Retweeted by Tom KibasiJavid is lying. The number of people sleeping rough has increased by nearly 300% since the Tories came to power in… https://t.co/StfANZs8p9Yet another lie. https://t.co/STPxviZufk
12/5
2019
In this piece for the Guardian I - as usual - extol the virtues of the NHS, but I also try to explain how much more… https://t.co/P3Kb2yQfwS
Retweeted by Tom Kibasi @theobertram It’s “we” as in “we people on the left” who might have felt that the NS was a progressive journal. @Roger_Harding Thanks Roger but you have no idea about me or my life. CheersThere are currently 4.1 million children living in poverty. That’s 9 kids out of a classroom of 30 children. With… https://t.co/dXphgiKJcSThey may have been locked in a cupboard for the election campaign, but just remember that a vote for the Tories is… https://t.co/ci8ERMIxHLThe #LibDems were spinning that it was a “junior” staff member and “volunteer”. That was a lie. It turns out it was… https://t.co/fBzzolNqyT
Retweeted by Tom KibasiThe world is hurtling towards climate catastrophe. It is crying out for change, not stability, thanks Rowan. https://t.co/DLmSmInCbUYou voted repeatedly to cut their benefits https://t.co/1AlGAiAeGw https://t.co/DMZoL6Pr1C
Retweeted by Tom KibasiGiven their right-wing affiliation, surely using the papers to set the agenda and frame all political discussion is… https://t.co/DNzbW9WR2k
12/4
2019
This is what happened when people in the U.K. were asked how much health care costs in the U.S. Remember that our… https://t.co/1ZZauNpNoE
Retweeted by Tom KibasiGiven this strategy has seen your polling position collapse, why don’t you now change it? You just look daft. https://t.co/XOEoExcoZaThe problem for the Lib Dems isn’t just the effectiveness of their #GE2019 campaign—it’s that the more people under… https://t.co/HZwSJt1I23“I never knew no Godfather” https://t.co/Gu6HOdWa2DI understand I’m trending because someone threw bread at me. Anyway please donate to @chooselove & vote out the bre… https://t.co/jHEoX0qS9P
Retweeted by Tom KibasiTheresa May considered Boris Johnson a security risk and blocked his access to secret documents. https://t.co/bWQG2VTNftThe vile Melanie Phillips uses far-right conspiracy theories about Taqiyya to justify her hate Little wonder that… https://t.co/8frbxVpc68
Retweeted by Tom KibasiDominic Raab this morning: "I can tell you categorically I've never advocated privatisation of the NHS." Book Domi… https://t.co/Q1xUT7EzNU
Retweeted by Tom Kibasi @DawnHFoster My postie was RAGING about the Lib Dems. I think it’s safe to say he won’t be voting for Jo Swinson.Brexit would be a major geopolitical victory for Putin by weakening the western alliance. That’s all you need to kn… https://t.co/OWISHca6Hr
12/3
2019
It’s official—any last vestiges of self-respect for Telegraph journalists have been eradicated. Imagine having to p… https://t.co/qrkH2xPMR7These “gotcha!” takes from the right would be amusing if they hadn’t spent the past decade plunging children into p… https://t.co/t2zH2LwWfW @piercepenniless @AaronBastani One for @DawnHFosterI went to Leigh, my home town, to campaign for Labour - in a seat that's now a Tory target. If we mobilise the soli… https://t.co/BVmnPje3Rd
Retweeted by Tom Kibasi“Borrow his intelligence, share his drive, feel his passion, burn with his anger, and extinguish hatred with his ki… https://t.co/Md9H5ibebyRing-fencing Vehicle Excise Duty to enable a cut in rail fares rather than a road building programme is excellent.Don’t use my son’s death, and his and his colleague’s photos - to promote your vile propaganda. Jack stood against… https://t.co/NbRNNSJn51
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12/2
2019
Between 2013/14 and 2017/18 total local authority spending on sexual health decreased by 14 per cent in real terms… https://t.co/uMPS103UYtIt’s just so desperately, desperately sad. https://t.co/OiQBJXSEBK @EuColostomyBag I donate money equivalent to a weekly shop for a family of four each week and have done so since 2013.While Jo Swinson and the Lib Dems were in coalition with the Tories, my mental health trust's budget was cut by 25… https://t.co/YEjxsFpqBj @andrealeadsom @Conservatives It looks like you’re holding him hostage. The right can’t meme.It’s a moral disgrace that children are going hungry in one of the world’s richest countries. The Tories chose to… https://t.co/a3gD9m05O1Portillo was my MP growing up. Nasty, arrogant and openly contemptuous of his constituents. Raab no different. Let’… https://t.co/hBj95qVDh9BREAKING: Lib Dems suspend senior staffer and launch internal inquiry after admitting 'faking' an email & making re… https://t.co/3DHaEfsaKZ
Retweeted by Tom Kibasi @LauraCatriona It proves moral decency is not a heritable characteristic.Would be interesting to know if Boris Johnson had read the Quran when he wrote this in 2005 https://t.co/SzddhRhFCW https://t.co/l8QZiMAz8Q
Retweeted by Tom Kibasi @PickardJE What made you assume it was a compliment?! @PickardJE You look exactly the same. What’s the secret? @lara_eleanor Total disasterclass. I figured he already had the grandpa vote sewn up @lara_eleanor It's up there with "Jeb!" @lara_eleanor surely its not?After 9 years of Tory government the evasion of responsibility is staggering. https://t.co/pGRAYu6u1qBecause during #GE2019 the salient point is not that this tax haven tycoon is a former Treasurer of the… https://t.co/VxtW0fTlwR
12/1
2019
Why is the North starved of money and investment? And what do we do about it. A film inspired by my Grandad. Please… https://t.co/5NQoOQHr9z
Retweeted by Tom KibasiJust think about it—the really dumb position is to say you’re going to raise tax from the people that don’t have an… https://t.co/E4wdv64jjaBrilliant from @michaeljswalker - what’s striking is the ignorance about the state of the country from those who ba… https://t.co/ZxMN9fXivgI've written to Boris Johnson calling on him to reconsider the fitness of Sajid Javid to serve in the role of Chanc… https://t.co/VPyESGAnmr
Retweeted by Tom KibasiWe love to see it https://t.co/PDMnMyt8eFThe choice could not be starker. A Labour Party committed to radical change or a Conservative Party that has made… https://t.co/oAghDDsdsz
Retweeted by Tom KibasiThis is a shameful & abject surrender by the BBC management, which will leave professional BBC journalists absolut… https://t.co/lK0mzCVGJd
Retweeted by Tom Kibasi @EdConwaySky Sorry Ed, but no.... 😊 @TheSinanKose It was a great moment as ABC put him firmly in his place.This is like the time Ed tried to take on the Archbishop of Canterbury on scripture, arguing that Jesus was anti-ta… https://t.co/dyfbgxhvUTBloody EU migrants, coming over here and battling our terrorists. https://t.co/hSOV6A8v1g
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11/30
2019
People reaction after the Resignation of the PM minister in Baghdad #iraqprotests #IraqRevolution https://t.co/3kn2N2KNnG
Retweeted by Tom KibasiMy statement with @MetroMayorSteve. #jft96 https://t.co/V6tiopNiuY
Retweeted by Tom KibasiImpossible if you have a US trade deal https://t.co/BDCVxMe7tdMurders per 100,000 people in the UK 🇬🇧 1.2 Murders per 100,000 people in the US 🇺🇸 5.3 So you’re more than FOUR… https://t.co/KHzi9mjP7l"They are the best of us" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan praises members of the police and the public who confronted t… https://t.co/iLAM4WGsn8
Retweeted by Tom KibasiAs well as that, what a privilege to live in a country where casual passers by are so astonishingly brave. Whatever… https://t.co/uyNYj9kOlL
Retweeted by Tom KibasiIt is hard to avoid the conclusion that many in the British media dismiss Islamophobia because they believe Islamophobes have a point.
Retweeted by Tom KibasiThis is a stark admission from Boris Johnson that a no deal Brexit is still on the table. His ‘get Brexit done’ r… https://t.co/6Ua6JN6g1w
Retweeted by Tom KibasiExtraordinary when you think about it, how readily so many have fallen for the far-right framing of anti-Muslim big… https://t.co/JCQ5XXNFaZ
Retweeted by Tom KibasiI think for the Tories that’s the point.... https://t.co/xgBPgw6ECy
Retweeted by Tom KibasiLabour's @FloEshalomi - after "young people have Nigerian attitude to money" comment, @borisjohnson not fit to be PM https://t.co/dBeio12mEK
Retweeted by Tom KibasiSurely the role of journalism isn't just to repeat claims made by politicians but to challenge them. We know Boris… https://t.co/T76xxWyG2u
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11/29
2019
It is hard to avoid the conclusion that many in the British media dismiss Islamophobia because they believe Islamophobes have a point.Thanksgiving Kennington-style 😊 I’m so thankful for this amazing community. https://t.co/3Z78mgaOtQI have never believed that “whatabouttery” is an appropriate response to Labour’s problems with anti-Semitism. It i… https://t.co/YJNryXm89uFair play to James https://t.co/PUsgyHZXQQ
Retweeted by Tom KibasiExcellent piece – Tom right to identify that the IFS didn't really land a blow on the manifesto. IMO this is also… https://t.co/urNmxJjzK9
Retweeted by Tom KibasiClient journalism is the only journalism acceptable to the Conservative Party. The Tories are a threat to our democ… https://t.co/3Og8m2aPZDThe BBC should accept Johnson’s offer to appear on the Marr show on Sunday. And then live on air, @AndrewMarr9 sh… https://t.co/voc1OLgztwThe choice could not be starker. A Labour Party committed to radical change or a Conservative Party that has made… https://t.co/oAghDDsdszJust a reminder - the YouGov MRP does not "predict" the GE result. It tells us the state of the parties two weeks f… https://t.co/fC2CljuV7M
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11/28
2019
Just a reminder - the YouGov MRP does not "predict" the GE result. It tells us the state of the parties two weeks f… https://t.co/fC2CljuV7MThis is virtually identical to the average of traditional polls https://t.co/NtGG7MZd1XThe really ridiculous thing is that it takes 451 pages of evidence to get journalists to take the threat to the NHS… https://t.co/kRAF0pI8L6
Retweeted by Tom KibasiArchbishop of Canterbury @JustinWelby tells @EmmaBarnett the Conservative Party was wrong to rebrand of one of thei… https://t.co/Pl3J3T6fok
Retweeted by Tom KibasiTory source says better take the hit for 🐥than take the risk of @afneil. Happy Days! https://t.co/Xw7aWICrQp
Retweeted by Tom KibasiWhile the UK itself accounts for less than 2% of global pharma revenues, *33 other countries* follow National Insti… https://t.co/qOZHiK6uxUCLUE: "No one has stood up for the bankers as much as I have" - Boris Johnson https://t.co/h7MsktWDcYLet’s imagine this realistic scenario in the negotiations. The UK wants the City to have access to the lucrative US… https://t.co/95CkSP21sXThe really ridiculous thing is that it takes 451 pages of evidence to get journalists to take the threat to the NHS… https://t.co/kRAF0pI8L6 @JamieJBartlett It’s true that wealth (rather than income) is correlated to age because older people have benefitte… https://t.co/84vtv5Qj1f @JamieJBartlett Also worth putting in context of relatively low spending on pensions as share of GDP—the black bar… https://t.co/5SCgzDDDzjAny truly impartial public service broadcaster would not have proceeded with any such interviews until all had been… https://t.co/qLBn9c7QCd
Retweeted by Tom KibasiHow’s Lexit going? @AbiWilks @DawnHFoster You & meThis is spot on. Both Australia and South Korea had to accept new rules for their domestic health policy in order t… https://t.co/6I837V9oqf
Retweeted by Tom KibasiThe UK has not negotiated a trade agreement in over 40 years. The media has had 4 years to educate themselves on in… https://t.co/8xNm64Svt3Trade economics for dummies. Size trumps agility in trade negotiations—the bigger party gets its own way because t… https://t.co/PfJWhl5JzE
Retweeted by Tom KibasiAs for "it would be unpopular so the Tories will never do it", remember this: the privatisation of the water compa… https://t.co/N3eUrvP3UaUnions will do whatever it takes to protect our precious health service from Donald Trump. But we need a prime mini… https://t.co/QCFW2Kwdbz
Retweeted by Tom KibasiTrade economics for dummies. Size trumps agility in trade negotiations—the bigger party gets its own way because t… https://t.co/PfJWhl5JzE
11/27
2019

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