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Molly Crabapple
Artist. Author of DRAWING BLOOD, and BROTHERS OF THE GUN with . Words: NYT, Paris Review, Vanity Fair 🌹molly@mollycrabapple.com
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Molly Crabapple retweeted
Nilanjana Roy 2h
"To be born into a Western passport is, in a very real sense, to feel and know that you have a right to the wider world." Good read from on the privileges of nationality:
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Rami 10h
Replying to @RamiSafadi93
The people who ask this question are under the impression that what happened to Syria was somehow the fault of the protesters, and not the fault of the regime which waged a systematic campaign of terror and murder against these defenseless communities.
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Kareem Shaheen Aug 17
Today is my last day covering the Middle East for the Guardian. I'm not sure I believe the maxim that the moral arc of the universe bends towards justice. But I sure as hell believe in a sacred duty of telling the world what the powerful ones distorting that arc are doing.
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John Wreford 11h
The Winter of No WiFi – 'Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War' This isn’t just a rare book, but also a real one-Vishwajyoti Ghosh via
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Melissa Gira Grant 9h
Replying to @SalazarSenate18
“Criminalizing sex work is a form of broken windows policing,” says to canvassers. “We need to move all prostitution offenses to ticketed offenses, not arrestable offenses... this would go a long way towards decriminalization in NY state.”
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The Jewish Vote Aug 18
Replying to @CynthiaNixon
. will take a different approach by investing in home & community-based care & a strong home care workforce. Join us tomorrow at 2 PM on the Upper West Side to hear about her plan for a Fair [and Caring] Economy for All
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The Jewish Vote Aug 18
Over the years, Cuomo has doled out millions of dollars to some of the worst nursing homes with very few strings attached or expectations around improving the quality of care. Example:
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Orla Guerin Aug 18
Bloodied schoolbags belonging to children who never came home after an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition . At least 33 children were killed. Where does Saudi Arabia get most of its arms? From Britain and the US.
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Molly Crabapple Aug 18
Replying to @SalazarSenate18
Courts and police have been able to get away with abusing sex workers (and women profiled as such) because almost no politician wanted to be seen as supporting prostitution. Grateful to those like with the courage to fight for sex workers
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Molly Crabapple Aug 18
Replying to @SalazarSenate18
Once police identify a woman as a sex worker, they feel free to arrest her on sight, whether or not she is working. I profiled a former sex worker who won a false arrest suit after cops arrested her while she was taking a walk with a friend.
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Molly Crabapple Aug 18
Replying to @SalazarSenate18
in 2014, I wrote about how New York’s prostitution courts almost entirely prosecute poor black, Latina and Chinese women. Courts claim they are “rescuing women” but police still subject them to arbitrary, violent, traumatic arrests
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Molly Crabapple Aug 18
. is campaigning to end New York’s loitering with intent to prostitute statute, which lets police arrest women for standing outside too long wearing a miniskirt. The overwhelming majority of those arrested are women of color, often trans
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Bronwen M Griffiths Aug 18
Haven't yet purchased this - but it's on the list.
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Molly Crabapple Aug 17
Reupping my one brush with greatness
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Molly Crabapple Aug 17
Replying to @mollycrabapple
Al-Shidyaq’s narrator is describing Fanny Hill in lurid detail to win an argument with his (feminist, exceedingly witty) wife Fariyaqqiyyah about whether Arabs or Westerners are more dirty-minded (From Leg Over Leg, the first Arabic modernist novel)
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Molly Crabapple Aug 17
I wish I still lived in Williamsburg so I could vote for Salazar
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Molly Crabapple Aug 17
Respect.
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Molly Crabapple Aug 17
Replying to @mollycrabapple
Some of the most famous photographic images Cuban Revolution were made by a photographer whose entire previous career was spent creating images of sexiness, beauty, femininity and ornament.
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Molly Crabapple Aug 17
Both of these pictures were taken by Alberto Korda, then a prominent fashion photographer
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Remi Kanazi Aug 17
Rashida Tlaib spoke to In These Times advocating for one state on the question of Palestine. She also affirmed support for the Palestinian right or return and the right to BDS. In response, J Street revoked its endorsement:
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