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Gregory Norminton #BLM
Author & environmentalist. Latest novel, THE DEVIL'S HIGHWAY, pub. by : "Brilliant" - "Powerful & essential" - .
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Gregory Norminton #BLM 2h
Replying to @LeonieGreene
"Look over there! Five Syrians in a dinghy!"
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Gregory Norminton #BLM 2h
Ship-building returning to the Clyde. Zero emission shipping. What's not to love about this?
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Roosevelt Forward 3h
"To speak to the nation in an optimistic tone at a moment of profound uncertainty and fear, as FDR did, means reaffirming the idea that economic and distributive outcomes are the result of policy choices," .
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Bill McKibben 2h
Smoke from 3 big wildfires in Colorado has "saturated the Front Range" and 57 miles of the interstate is closed. The climate crisis is not going to happen someday. It's happening today.
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Jared Yates Sexton 4h
Replying to @JYSexton
There is no Trump Administration or Trump Presidency. There is an illusion, a shadow dance that presents a veneer of governance while systematically disabling government as a means of public good and oversight. 5/
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Jared Yates Sexton 4h
Trump's attack on the Postal Service is yet another attempt by a Republican to destroy government in order to consolidate power and expedite profit. There's a disturbing history of this. Here's what I learned writing AMERICAN RULE. 1/
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Hanna Liubakova 2h
Replying to @HannaLiubakova
Tens of thousands are now in Grodno. Seems like this rally is even larger than the one in Minsk. And we are talking about a regional city, not the capital. Processes in the regions are extremely important. It's easy to disperse a protest in Minsk, but hard in the whole country
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max seddon 2h
Replying to @maxseddon
Lukashenko also says the protests are being stage-managed by people from the oddly specific and quite random selection of Poland, the Netherlands, Russia, and Ukraine, which sounds like a group stage draw at the Euros
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Gregory Norminton #BLM 2h
The tyrant is already at the blaming foreign aggressors stage of denial.
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Caspar Henderson 2h
"Tree planting can help tropical forests ‘recover 50% faster’ from logging." Good if this turns out to be true, scaleable, and without too many unforeseen negative side-effects
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Gregory Norminton #BLM 2h
Replying to @jamesellson3
Did you stab yourself with the repair kit? If not, I ain't interested.
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Catherine Taylor 🕷 10h
This week’s toxic discourse about migrants and asylum seekers has made me think about ‘s beautiful, humane story ‘How to Love What Dies’ from . Available free as part of Year of Reading 2020, or from
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Greta Thunberg 6h
Replying to @GretaThunberg
We will deliver your signatures to the meeting and the letter will remain open for anyone to sign. Sign and share here: 2/2
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Gregory Norminton #BLM 3h
Replying to @lewis_goodall
I don't know how my university is responding to this, not being involved in admissions, but I do know that the university sector generally has been expecting a shortfall of new students this year, so wouldn't be surprised to see institutions showing more flexibility on grades.
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NaomiOreskes 3h
Yet one more reason we must get rid of the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
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Gregory Norminton #BLM 3h
Replying to @casparhenderson
I don't know about you, but when my eyes are roving about the room as I try to reconnect with that missing word, I can practically feel this happening.
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Caspar Henderson 8h
Replying to @casparhenderson
‘To do what is best in the context of eternity,’ wrote Junayd of Baghdad. Now that’s the kind of simple, everyday goal I like
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Greg Sargent 3h
"We can no longer trust that our federal government will oversee fair elections this November...that means we must organize independent efforts to do so now." Some suggestions from :
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Gregory Norminton #BLM 3h
That sickening feeling that people are about to be killed so a criminal regime can keep its hands on power. Solidarity with the people of ! салідарнасць з беларускім народам!
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Oliver Carroll 4h
Internet off in central Minsk again, as riot police prepare to break up the protest. This won't end well.
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