Simon Kuper (@KuperSimon )

Simon Kuper

Bio FT columnist, author of Soccernomics etc. Should stick to football. But doesnt. Speaking engagements: chartwellspeakers.com/speaker/simon-…
Location Paris
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Account created 20-11-2011 22:30:58
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Twitter Web App : Het Parool Alleen jammer dat de krant - zonder het mij te vragen - bepaalde passages uit het weerwoord heeft weggelaten. Er was bijvoorbeeld geen plaats voor mijn opmerking dat De Groot al bijna 30 jaar een hetze tegen me voert

Twitter Web App : Het Parool heeft eindelijk mijn weerwoord gepubliceerd over de valse aantijgingen die Jaap de Groot weer eens over me mocht deponeren.

Twitter Web App : Simon Kuper: You’d think Remain would be set to win the UK election, but you’d be wrong. Why a nation’s exhaustion will take us out of the EU on.ft.com/38js4XE

iPhone : Here is the FT's endorsement: of no one - Britain’s fateful election offers no good choices ft.com/content/d4868a… via @financialtimes

Twitter Web App : Remain has won the arguments. Leave is likely to win the fight. The UK majority is now Remain, but a majority also thinks Brexit should happen. Me Financial Times ft.com/content/6a890f…

Twitter Web App : Highly recommended: The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity, a tiny classic by the late Carlo M. Cipolla, now published with a new foreword by Nassim Nicholas Taleb amazon.co.uk/Basic-Laws-Hum…

Twitter Web App : News from Paris: my children overjoyed about tomorrow's general strike, because school is cancelled. I never got so lucky growing up in the Netherlands

Twitter Web App : Meg Rapinoe may be the biggest icon in soccer today - and she's exactly the right icon for our times. Me from the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on the daughter of a Trump voter and sister of a longtime prisoner espn.com/soccer/united-…

Twitter Web App : This is classic example of punishment populism. Trump and other populists promise not so much to make people's lives better as to punish certain groups: often 'liberal elites', nonwhites, 'uppity' women + prisoners twitter.com/adamliptak/sta…

Twitter Web App : Nouveau livre intéressant: Le football dans le chaos yougoslave, par Loïc Trégourès culture.leclerc/livre-u/loisir…

Twitter Web App : New Book Alert I: Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution, by Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde waterstones.com/book/cricket-2…

Twitter Web App : New Book Alert: Too Small to Fail : Why Some Small Nations Outperform Larger Ones and How They Are Reshaping the World, by R. James Breiding bookdepository.com/Too-Small-Fail…

iPhone : Only 3 per cent of Britons speak ‘the Queen’s English’ but recruiters favour them still – are we wasting talent based on accent? Simon Kuper takes a look on.ft.com/2P9nqmn

Twitter Web App : Fredrik Ljungberg favourite to be named next permanent Arsenal manager. Everything I said in this article about the folly of appointing Solksjaer applies here too espn.com/soccer/manches…

iPhone : Only 3 per cent of Britons speak ‘the Queen’s English’ but recruiters favour them still – are we wasting talent based on accent? Simon Kuper takes a look on.ft.com/2OQkLgZ