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Daniela La Penna
Associate Professor in Italian Studies at the University of Reading. Senior co-Editor, The Italianist. lead
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Daniela La Penna 27m
Incompetence and white supremacy in one go.
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Bonnie Effros 5h
If your university says that it will issue masks to students and staff for f2f learning in autumn as a safety measure, ask them if wearing it is mandatory. 1/3
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Owen Jones says join a union🌹 4h
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“GET YOUR KNEE OFF HIS NECK! GET YOUR F*CKING KNEE OFF HIS NECK!” - Seattle.
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Daniela La Penna 2h
I think of the good people in the US who are victims of an unconscionable and unprincipled police force. either
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Stephen Mangan 6h
I know they’ve told us to move on but two quotes stand out in today’s Sunday Times piece “Boris has always been clear he doesn’t ever say sorry” and Cummings’ reaction to the Durham story going public - “They can go f*** themselves”.
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Daniela La Penna 5h
I watched Nanette in Australia and it left me shaken. I cannot recommend it enough: Hannah Gadsby: 'You don’t do a show like Nanette without a tough shell'
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Andrew Adonis 19h
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Daniela La Penna 20h
An excellent piece coming out as part of an excellent issue
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Daniela La Penna May 30
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Whit Frazier May 30
And yet another study which demonstrates that “There is an epidemic of white supremacists in police departments.” - be safe out there while demonstrating. I’m in Germany but would be right there with you if I were still in NYC.
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Dave Jones 🔰 May 30
Replying to @krishgm
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Department of Languages and Cultures at Reading May 30
Applicants out there! Want to know more about the complexities of the Spanish-speaking world? Listen to Dr Catriona McAllister illustrating the successful Part 1 module *Icons of Spain & Latin America*.
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Daniela La Penna May 30
Is it a cherry 🍒 pie the one I see before me?
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🌊 May 21
I Sovietti al cacao
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Daniela La Penna May 29
I did not know the Dutch prime minister lost his mother to COVID19 and could not go to see her. How truly terrible. But he decided he was not above his people, but one of them.
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George Ferzoco #QueueJumper May 29
Faced with a common threat, Europe came together in an unexpected moment of political seriousness and shared purpose, while Britain descended into an operetta of incompetence and self-immolation lacking much semblance of leadership or co-operation.
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Daniela La Penna May 29
Let him read anything by every book is great on so many levels. My daughter has devoured the books by and got blissfully lost in the worlds built by Hardinge.
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Krishnan Guru-Murthy May 29
On former CSA says unlock is wrong, that if we had this level of deaths at the start we would be locking down, that Dominic Cummings was wrong to travel, that govt handling of the pandemic has been "disastrous" with maybe 40,000 excess preventable deaths
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Aaron Bastani May 29
This is how treat ambulance drivers, if they are black
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