Deputy digital editor at The Economist. Views occasionally my own, hardly ever my employer's. Retweets not endorsements
Joined on 27 November, 2008
This 20-year-old held up a placard and posed for this photo drawing attention to #Singapore, Big Oil, and the #climatecrisis. The police called him up to be questioned. His appointment was at 10:45am this morning. As far as I can tell, he’s still w/ the police. #FridaysForFuture
Last year, after @GretaThunberg's address at the UN, and after she was named @TIME Person of the Year, some casually wondered what would have happened if she’d been a kid in #Singapore.
Well, this. 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 #FridaysForFuture
Been feeling kind of weirdly uncomfortable about the way in which the pandemic has turned into a wonk olympics, so I put some thoughts down in the newsletter:
Only just got round to reading @ryanavent 's brilliant take on coronavirus responses
Look closely and this installation in Beck Road #London is not all it seems; the base of shapeshifter Robbie Barnett as performer and founder of the main centre in the world for investigation into #Tibet, the (now sadly closed) #Tibet Information Network #OpenHouseLondon
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump said his trade negotiators had received two “very good calls” from China Sunday. A spokesman for China’s foreign ministry said he didn’t know what Trump was talking about.
Replying to @peterwsinger: And here’s the change: We all believe China on this.
I think the outrage in China over these comments is sincere. And I know the disbelief about the outrage beyond China is also sincere. So I want to try to offer a linguistic explanation of what might lie behind this. (cc @HAOHONG_CFA @RobinWigg) (1/)
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