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ibn baldwin
writer, migrant, anti-fascist, worried about humanity's impact on our living world. to contact: pod - other links below
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Louisa Loveluck Oct 24
(Thread/ 1) Iraq is in a dark place. The economy is collapsing, covid is rampant, and militias have grown so powerful that critics can be gunned down with impunity. But one year ago tonight, on the cusp of resumed mass protests, things looked very different.
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the fire these times Oct 16
Upcoming: my conversation with of on the recent trial and its impact on both Greek and European politics. Out on Sunday morning Central European/West Africa Time on all podcast apps +
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ibn baldwin Oct 21
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ibn baldwin Oct 16
The New York Times profiled my mom and her work thank you and great photos by
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Jade Saab Oct 15
My latest project on the uprisings/revolutions in Sudan, Algeria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Iran has now been published! Get it in print with a 20% discount or in digital format on a PWYC basis. Special thanks to all the contributors.
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Asteris Masouras 正义 Oct 14
Listen to this, it’s a testimony covering 5 yrs of the EU’s shameful treatment of refugees on Lesvos
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Egna Legna Besidet እኛ ለኛ በስደት Oct 10
This sister of ours is home safe in Ethiopia. Her employer, a Lebanese policeman sexually abused her for over a year and owed her a year’s worth of pay before throwing her outside the consulate. was at the airport to see her off. We have had enough. We need justice.
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ibn baldwin Oct 4
the first newsletter is out there will be a new one sent out every first Sunday of the month. more info below
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ibn baldwin Oct 2
Replying to @marwasf
I dk why it's not appearing for some but if you go on any page on you'll find the subscription widget at the bottom
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ibn baldwin Oct 2
86.6% voted yes (amazing, truly) so I'll be sending the first newsletter soon. I'll likely start with a monthly one and then take it from there depending on the feedback. To subscribe ->
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ibn baldwin Sep 28
Replying to @joeyayoub
also reminder: if you want to stay in touch ->
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ibn baldwin Sep 28
Replying to @joeyayoub
I've been getting into more Primo Levi recently, Khaled Khalifa's novels, Ursula Le Guin's world, philosophizing about my dog, Hong Kong/Lebanon, social media and ethics, a couple of video games and some more Lebanese cinema and the wonderful life of a migrant doing a PhD
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ibn baldwin Sep 28
Replying to @joeyayoub
[it would be totally free, with donation options if you're feeling generous and all]
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ibn baldwin Sep 28
Replying to @joeyayoub
it would be by email of course, likely through substack and/or (dk yet), and I would include reflections as well. They would be fairly varied, from environmental causes to cultural studies to movies and politics and whatever is in-between
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ibn baldwin Sep 28
as I'm slowly migrating out of Twitter (keeping it for DMs and sharing my own work for now) I am wondering if a bimonthly (twice a month) newsletter is something y'all would be interested in? I would recommend stuff I've been reading/watching/listening to quick background below
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the fire these times Sep 27
I spoke w/ of about the importance of independent media in Lebanon & the aftermath of “this brief moment of euphoria that a lot of people experienced during the October 17” uprising, and especially since the August 4 explosion
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ibn baldwin Sep 24
Replying to @viomoura
thank you violeta
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ibn baldwin Sep 24
Replying to @FulanNasrullah
I am, thank you
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ibn baldwin Sep 24
Replying to @FireTheseTimes
the easiest way to follow my writings is on as it's where I archive stuff. There's an email subscription at the bottom For Lebanon-oriented interviews (upcoming): The podcast is
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ibn baldwin Sep 24
hey folks, I'll be significantly reducing my twitter presence from now on with the eventual goal of deleting it. there's a lot of you here that I know I'd like to get to know more so if you want to stay in touch (signal/whatsapp/email) lemme know via DM
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