Matt Marshall

October 2020

If comrades in the labour party are feeling disenfranchised at the moment; that's a perfectly natural response. Join an organisation engaging in actual struggle, either a party (@cpbritain) or civic union (@ACORN_tweets).

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I think the Labour party under Starmer just proved that it is not the vehicle of the working class any longer. It has lost that right. It just smeared a man whose done anti-racist work his whole life to appease centrist and pro-capitalist voices in the party.

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I always laugh-cry at the whole "ICT 4 Development" tagline of improving the conditions of "under-developed" countries as if they weren't simply just over-exploited to begin with. Imperialism will steal your minerals and pat itself on the back as it gives your schools a few chromebooks

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Despite writing thesis and papers for many years I have never, ever, learned the art of allaying the panic of starting a chapter/paper and going "Oh no how will I achieve 10k words!". It inevitably leads to the panic of "Oh shit this is 20k words already"

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If someone's invented like a heat-retaining blanket that can be "charged" on a radiator and just kinda retains heat for a little while let me know. I am permanently chasing that "hoodie just off the radiator" feeling.

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