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Socialist, antifascist, Guardian columnist, author, podcaster, geriatric millennial, basic gay, gym rat. He/him. YouTube channel: https://t.co/KOwFSPHf2t 🏳️‍🌈
Jul 13, 2018 9 tweets 5 min read
Oh my word. This protest is absolutely huge. On a week day as well. Wow. #TrumpProtests The protest is so big we have to start marching to Trafalgar Square 40 minutes earlier than planned.

We have already drastically exceeded our expectations. #TrumpProtests
May 4, 2018 16 tweets 8 min read
Almost everywhere that @PeoplesMomentum held #Unseat campaign events, Labour made gains - some big - and the Tories lost seats. That's down to Momentum and non-Momentum Labour activists. Campaigning works.

Please share this thread far and wide. In Trafford (where @PeoplesMomentum ran a mass campaign day), the Tories lost overall control of the council for the first time since 2004, despite only a third of seats being up for grabs. Labour's vote share was 47.3% (up 9.1 points), the Tories 36.8% (down 2 points).
Mar 29, 2018 12 tweets 2 min read
Anti-Semitism on the left not only exists, but there’s a wider group of people who are in total denial about it and dismiss any suggestion it’s there as a smear campaign.

This is completely out of order and has to be confronted and defeated. Yes, right wing elements will always hijack, weaponise and manipulate any issue. That doesn’t mean the issue doesn’t exist.

If I start randomly punching people, right wing elements would use that against the left. That doesn’t mean I’m not randomly punching people!