Today’s Twitter threads (a Twitter thread)…. by @doctorow

Today’s Twitter threads (a Twitter thread). Inside: How cops spy on Black journalists; Teen Vogue on surviving rubber bullets; How Do We Change America?; Time to retheme Splash Mountain; and more! Archived at: #Pluralistic 1/

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How cops spy on Black journalists: Wendi C Thomas is on Memphis PD’s enemies list. 2/

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Teen Vogue on surviving rubber bullets: Less lethals are still lethal. 3/

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How Do We Change America?: GW Bush is not our friend. 4/

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Time to retheme Splash Mountain: “Problematic” doesn’t begin to cover it. 5/

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Appeals court rejects judge who wanted $65m for lost pants: Roy Pearson, Jr has been at this for fifteen years. 6/

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Compton’s Black cowboys ride out: 100+ Black cowboys mass to support Black Lives Matter. 7/

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Wargame based on the 1968 Chicago police riots: Strategy and Tactics Magazine #21 (1970). 8/

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LRAD shields: Audio engineers develop sound cannon defense. 9/

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MMT in the NYT: Happy book-birthday, Stephanie Kelton! 10/

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#10yrsago Clay Shirky’s COGNITIVE SURPLUS: how the net lets us share and do more than ever #5yrsago Anarchy in the UK Mastercards #5yrsago Being a cop just keeps on getting safer 11/

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#5yrsago UK schools using spyware to monitor students’ ideology #1yrago The NRA begs gun nuts for donations, spends lavishly on its board of directors and execs 12/

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#1yrago On Grenfell’s second anniversary, 60,000 Britons are still living in firetraps clad in the same deadly, decorative materials 13/

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#1yrago A grandmother is suing the TSA for strip searching her to get a look at her panty liner, on Mother’s Day #1yrago Americans are too poor to survive whether or not they’re working 14/

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#1yrago A trove of leaks show that Brazil’s “anti-corruption” task force was secretly trying to oust Lula and install a far-right strongman #1yrago Weekend SIM-swapping blitz targets US cryptocurrency holders 15/

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#1yrago Competition can fix Big Tech, but only if we don’t make “bigness” a legal requirement 16/

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Yesterday’s threads: John Oliver’s comprehensive explanation of the rot in US policing; Cox violates Geneva Conventions; Paramount’s Unproduced Screenplays; Police budgets are out of control; Auditing Omniballot, a terrible e-voting system; & more! 17/

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On Jul 14, my first picture book comes out! It’s called Poesy the Monster Slayer and it’s an epic tale of bedtime-refusal, toy-hacking and monster-hunting, illustrated by Matt Rockefeller. It’s the monster book I dreamt of reading to my own daughter. 18/

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