Simon Kuper (@KuperSimon )

Simon Kuper

Bio FT columnist, author of Soccernomics etc. Trying to figure it out. Speaking engagements: chartwellspeakers.com/speaker/simon-…
Location Paris
Tweets 7,7K
Followers 64,0K
Following 261
Account created 20-11-2011 22:30:58
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Twitter Web App : This was me every single morning cycling westwards to high school twitter.com/Cycling_Embass…

iPhone : As a foreigner I found this an extraordinary and well-told insight into Ireland twitter.com/keohanedan/sta…

Twitter Web App : I agree there's a difference between abuse on social media - where the abuser is seeking publicity and shouldn't be granted it - and abuse by email, where the abuser loses the right to confidentiality and deserves to be outed twitter.com/kimwillsher1/s…

iPhone : Trump adheres to all Orwell’s rules except the one against barbarism, according to Simon Kuper on.ft.com/2NLLFHk

iPhone : I’m in Lisbon on January 30, speaking English, in excellent company. Welcome all twitter.com/clubedelisboa/…

iPhone : You have less than 24 hours to become a member of the Labour Party if you want a vote in its leadership election

Anyone who joins the LabourParty (or one of its affiliates) before 5pm on Monday 20 Jan can vote in the leadership election

join.labour.org.uk

Twitter Web App : Maybe that was the model Ahrens was working from. If this were the 1940s he'd have called me a "hyena" twitter.com/tommorton/stat…

Twitter Web App : My children have just read his email and are laughing their heads off, which is somewhat annoying

iPhone : Please do, out those people, and I’m sure that we your colleagues and readers will be with you twitter.com/CatherineField…

Twitter Web App : Yeah, Bill Ahrens really filleted my arguments with his razor-sharp logic twitter.com/EDH_CPH/status…

Twitter Web App : In my experience, many Brexiters in particular write courteous emails of disagreement, avoiding ad hominem abuse. Trumpian readers, less so. Often they feel that non-Americans have no right to comment on a US president

Twitter Web App : I treat all reader emails as confidential, except when they are abusive. This one is from my US reader William Ahrens

Twitter Web App : Macron's favourite restaurant La Rotonde set on fire last night, just after he seemed to have 'won' the transport strike. Here's me a couple of months ago on the restaurant and its significance for him (and for Modigliani) ft.com/content/756a27…

Twitter Web App : Just as Boris Johnson has weaponised British humour, Trump has taught me the dangers of plain speech. Orwell's belief that speaking clearly helps you think clearly turns out to be wrong. Me Financial Times ft.com/content/fadd0d…

iPhone : I’m taking the line that this is case of great minds thinking alike, not cackhanded plagiarism twitter.com/lanegreene/sta…