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Launch Editor, New Statesman America. Contributing Editor @newstatesman. @GuardianUS alum. email me:
May 2, 2020 14 tweets 4 min read
Got a bit of an announcement from me and my youngest brother @SamAwoolf. A thread: Dad is still in the hospital on a ventilator with covid-19. His condition is still critical. Before all this nightmare began, though, we knew that one of the worst parts of a hospital stay, especially for an avid reader like dad, would be the boredom.
Sep 28, 2018 46 tweets 7 min read
I'm here at the Senate Judiciary Committee, where the committee is gearing up to vote to send Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Senate floor. Democratic Sen. Blumenthal is speaking now. "The session yesterday was a job interview for a job like no other… and my belief is that this decision on how to vote, and I will vote no, is one of the most important decisions that I will make as a US senator"
Aug 30, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
The really striking thing about @patrickkmaguire's absolutely belting on-the-road-with-Jeremy Corbyn longread is how little of it you'd need to change to make it a piece about Trump instead… honestly though
Sep 8, 2017 17 tweets 5 min read
Once Irma hits, just as with previous disasters, there will be a lot of fake shit going around. Here are a few to look out for: 1) sharks. There are a series of pictures of sharks in urban locations which turn up every time, like this one