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Christi Parsons
2 days ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 4:21pm
RT @abdallah_fayyad: "For in adding Greenland as the 51st state, [Trump] will permanently adjoin to the United States one of the most socialist political systems in the world." https://t.co/6aid0MnMtY

Christi Parsons
4 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 1:00am
RT @JohnGHendy: This paragraph is a journey but, man, the last sentence https://t.co/d6iMtyuuBh via @IsaacDovere https://t.co/gVDN5bIprd


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Christi Parsons
4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 7:40am
Fascinating piece on Sealand, the world’s tiniest nation, by our amazing new contributor Ian Urbina https://t.co/6ZRjAmvoH2

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Monday Aug 12 - 6:57am
RT @AdamSerwer: This story is such a microcosm of colonial history https://t.co/VDW7cfmZ2i

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Saturday Aug 10 - 2:36pm
The incomparable insight of ⁦@brhodes⁩ in ⁦@TheAtlantic⁩. You’ll want to read this one twice. https://t.co/zlJThfrwIE

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:03am
RT @JohnGHendy: “I believe that this is a spiritual matter, and that there is a devil, and evil is real,” he said. “Wicked Satan is a real force and power on our earth.” https://t.co/wO1fOUP6EW via @emmaogreen

Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Monday Aug 5 - 9:37am
The Panama City speech was an important moment in the effort to frighten and marginalize racial minorities, writes ⁦@JeffreyGoldberg⁩. This weekend’s killings are a possible and predictable consequence of this kind of rhetoric. https://t.co/Ud7zPyt577

Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 31 - 7:57am
True story. There’s audio. https://t.co/pUSOax8ZIk

Christi Parsons
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 29 - 5:28am
@kgilsinan⁩, on speaking truth to power in the Trump administration https://t.co/BtIudxnLB9

Christi Parsons
3 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 28 - 11:21am
RT @nhannahjones: While some of y’all reporters are out here talking about how reporting on Trump is “fun,” your black and brown colleagues are having to deal with the psychic impacts of his racism. Maybe try considering that this is neither a game nor entertaining for many, many Americans. https://t.co/5JYmA9UNdM

Christi Parsons
4 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 22 - 11:10am
Read the truth about the heartless application of US AIDS policy, in this haunting piece by ⁦@abdallah_fayyad⁩ https://t.co/Bm45WOXoBt

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Friday Jul 19 - 9:11am
Trump supporters don't chant about men, @elainaplott noticed. https://t.co/QbeKFMkriO

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Thursday Jul 18 - 5:01pm
RT @bhumikatharoor: Such a rich conversation with @JeffreyGoldberg and @helenecooper today https://t.co/1KY0ywilAV


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Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Monday Jul 8 - 7:42am
Here’s a thought: Maybe the World Cup-winning women’s team should be paid as much money as the men’s team. https://t.co/Wsz8tgh71G

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Saturday Jul 6 - 7:46pm
RT @YAppelbaum: "No non-American could watch that spectacle at the Lincoln Memorial and feel that America stood for anything good or right or universal. Power worshipped power, for its own sake," writes @DavidFrum https://t.co/ZZGdSirDwC

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jul 2 - 9:37am
It's time for 2020 candidates to stop calling for these "national conversations" and start having them . . . https://t.co/Nxtzp8Spng

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Friday Jun 21 - 12:47pm
RT @cbudoffbrown: With all due respect, @marcorubio, you are incorrect. POLITICO utilized the Freedom of Information Act to obtain FAA records showing 128 flights between Canada & the USA on Craft's family plane. We did not receive the records or any other assistance from Democrats. https://t.co/EQ3USaG0lE

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 5:11pm
Definitely read this story. https://t.co/r3XHMOweT1

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 8:56pm
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: A bit more: Most of the writers of magazine cover stories have been men because men have traditionally been given the opportunity to do so. We're trying to change this at @TheAtlantic. @laurahazardowen interviewed me about changes at the magazine here: https://t.co/wQHNsTtiUp

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 7:12pm
RT @laurahazardowen: 3) Please please read the whole story, including the comments from @AdrienneLaF, the first female executive editor in the company's history. https://t.co/Ya3hdTrszn

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 6:34am
The US and the Allies turned the course of war on the beaches of Normandy, where the US president lands 75 years later with doubts about the transatlantic alliance. ⁦@RachelDonadio⁩ writes: https://t.co/l37NZgJLuE

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 8:42am
@PeterAtlantic⁩ nails it here: Even on an outreach trip abroad, Trump’s instinct is to forget his whereabouts and speak to his core voters back home. https://t.co/Ip7NRfSLbd

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 1:04pm
A useful exercise in this ⁦⁦@MichaelRWear⁩ piece today: imagining an opposing point of view https://t.co/N3tIKTMxRV

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 2:37pm
@paul_is_life4 No. @paul_is_life4

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Thursday May 9 - 9:16pm
RT @mike_giglio: “They were a wild card that we always had to keep an eye on.” My first piece at @TheAtlantic looks at the complicated and at times strangely intimate relationship between U.S. troops and Iran-backed militia in Iraq https://t.co/yssjQkNPMB

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 12:32pm
Many thanks to @Oknox for an inspiring dinner message last night — and for the work he was already doing on behalf of the press corps first thing this morning. https://t.co/eWYRgbwv3G

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 7:27am
Love this crew https://t.co/k84ZN27SCJ

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Thursday Apr 25 - 7:06am
... and @MikeMemoli is out front on the story! Reporting live from the Amtrak station. https://t.co/XQJGih14xu

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 24 - 7:51am
RT @realDonaldTrump: I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016 Election. But this one will have to be a far bigger & better apology. On this one they will have to get down on their knees & beg for forgiveness-they are truly the Enemy of the People!

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:31am
RT @1bobcohn: .@JamesFallows today was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a huge honor. From some 100 cover stories he has written over 40+ years, we suggest these 8 as emblematic of his amazing work. https://t.co/1wPK4T5ctp

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:30am
RT @SwatiGauri: The most important implication from the Mueller report, @YAppelbaum writes: "There is sufficient evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice to merit impeachment hearings." https://t.co/utVNM2q3Fj

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Sunday Apr 7 - 11:00am
Love seeing you in our pages, ⁦@RickReillyESPNhttps://t.co/2bvKFYp6Os

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 5:51am
RT @JamesFallows: This essay by @CaitlinPacific is genuinely brilliant, and will last as a look at our times. Very funny sentence-by-sentence; elegantly constructed, down to “poor little me!” narrative persona; earns its merciless moral-judgment tone. Really worth reading https://t.co/zgKGEVypPH

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 6:56am
RT @peterbakernyt: Barbara Bush came to rethink transgender issues after lunch with ⁦@TimNaftali⁩. “There are a world of folks born transgender who are quiet and lonely," she wrote in her diary, ⁦@SusanPage⁩ reports in new book. "How sad to be in the wrong body.” https://t.co/ed3mNgHD5D

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 27 - 8:31am
RT @RonanFarrow: Genuinely read this as Trump buying Pelosi a Washington Post subscription. https://t.co/RFXLLeNRSz


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Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 3:15pm
A Republican "Miss Manners" in the era of Trump -- such a good read, by @CAKitchener https://t.co/jaLSWn85Jm

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 6:21am
“There can be no ‘he-said, she-said’ when all the saids are so neatly captured as text.” ⁦@megangarber⁩ never disappoints https://t.co/PZQVzTPCRx

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 9:55pm
RT @IsaacDovere: SCOOP @davidsirota, just hired as Bernie Sanders' speechwriter and senior adviser, has been quietly writing speeches and advising him for months without disclosing it but while bashing pretty much every candidate in the field: https://t.co/VBSp7dBbyx

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 19 - 7:52am
RT @gabbfern: excited is an understatement. my dad used to deliver the paper when i was younger and it’s crazy to me how things come full circle! i am so honored that i’ll be able to be a part of this incredible team and i can’t wait to help show the world what comes out of my incredible home! https://t.co/voTS4J68zt

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Sunday Mar 17 - 8:36pm
RT @JamesFallows: As part of @TheAtlantic’s “Unthinkable” feature, I wrote about a specific burden-of-office that Donald Trump has strikingly never borne: expressing sorrow, understanding, and resolve at time of tragedy. https://t.co/F09kvnHdRi Today is an example.

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 9:35am
Americans embraced an anti-racist creed when at war with the Nazis, because the enemy was racist. But one of Hitler's greatest influences was actually a previously well-accepted line of American thought: https://t.co/tIJDygTXg1

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 13 - 4:55pm
Proud to work with this A-Team! https://t.co/oTYyLqCKIr

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 6:13pm
RT @HayesBrown: Honestly this story has everything: - rich people in trouble - proof you were right about Those Rich Kids at your college - prosecution under the RICO Act - a Balkan water polo coach - a chance to yell about systemic inequality - FULL HOUSE JOKES WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR.

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Saturday Mar 9 - 9:03am
Why blaming the Manafort sentence on just his judge is an evasion of the problem: https://t.co/FGasuv1o5y

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 9:21am
When blackface or racist incidents keep happening, “it’s a feature, not a defect.” https://t.co/XtzHbqbKv2

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 10:22am
When we experience disgust, we tend to make harsher moral judgments. This seems like a thing worth some personal contemplation. https://t.co/bCPBxXmbJ9

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 2:02pm
RT @karenyuan_: congratulations to my friend @lolade_42, a kickass journalist and inspiration https://t.co/2pTD1fNBAn

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 7:09pm
RT @ethiopienne: quick reminder that The Atlantic's editorial fellowship application is open for just a few more days (link here: https://t.co/yr2E5TKLc6) and that my email inbox is always open to writers of color (address in bio) 🖤 https://t.co/qyf6O4zT6j


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Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 7:05pm
RT @priscialva: Exclusive: White House preparing draft national emergency order and identified $7 billion for wall https://t.co/w0N7ddSv5i

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Monday Jan 21 - 8:46am
RT @MLK_quote: It’s Time #MLKDayhttps://t.co/JeFy95lEpa


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Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Saturday Jan 19 - 10:18pm
Boyfriend and girlfriend are out. ‘Partners’ are in. Here’s why more millennials are changing how they define their relationships. https://t.co/qD0uKqUqO7

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Saturday Jan 19 - 10:13pm
RT @bhumikatharoor: The best Talent Lab in all the worlds! @cparsons @abdallah_fayyad ❤️ https://t.co/urhIQwELvi


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Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 3:22pm
RT @YAppelbaum: 1. It’s not too early. It won’t backfire. It’s what the Constitution demands. Congress must open a formal impeachment inquiry, and bring the debate out of the court of public opinion and into Congress, where it belongs. My cover story for @TheAtlantic: https://t.co/s9Y6UMQVCn

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 1:15pm
RT @guyraz: There have been times in recent years (ie: articles by Ta-Nehisi Coates) when @TheAtlantic broke open important discussions that needed to be opened--whether you agree or not. Here's their latest (worth reading) https://t.co/PbjChVDuIt

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 6:22am
Two years, 730 days, 34+ high-profile departures, one nonstop news cycle. Read @TheAtlantic’s catalog of the 50 biggest norm-shattering moments from the Trump administration so far: https://t.co/CkGYlSI9uf #TrumpUnthinkable

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 10:45am
RT @denisewills: This is a good piece. https://t.co/U6NEmPDbWn

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 6:21am
RT @karenyuan_: we're launching a residency: 3 months and $15K to report on and write an ambitious public-service story. learn more and pitch us: https://t.co/uee9DS4yS0 @WritersofColor

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 9:09pm
RT @mattbpete: 3/ I’m doing this in collaboration with The Atlantic’s Talent Lab and the brilliant @cparsons. We’re looking for great stories, sure, but we’re also looking to bring new voices to our pages. After all, that’s what our members are signing up for—to help our journalism thrive.

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 26 - 11:11am
RT @_NatalieEscobar: I wrote about the things I care about the very most: Christmas tamales and the Latinx families who treasure them https://t.co/5yWNIbk2IC

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Saturday Dec 22 - 1:12pm
RT @CAKitchener: Absolutely thrilled to be joining @thelilynews at @washingtonpost as a staff writer! I’ll be writing for women, about women, alongside a rockstar team. https://t.co/lO9hk7Tnpk

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 19 - 8:09am
Couldn’t agree more. https://t.co/5dIXP0sLx5

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 18 - 5:52am
RT @OrrChris: Monks who dunk, nomads who split double teams--this @LouieLazar on the popularity of hoops in remote Tibet has it all. (Also: great photos.) Enjoy. @TheAtlantic https://t.co/u14hHGhaPF

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Thursday Dec 13 - 8:40pm
RT @abdallah_fayyad: Here’s an end-of-year list you didn’t ask for: my favorite articles (in no particular order) from @TheAtlantic this year.

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Monday Dec 10 - 9:07pm
RT @denisewills: The new @TheAtlantic cover story by @cduhigg is full of fascinating case studies, including one about why debt collectors are trained to rile people up and then calm them down. https://t.co/5Fhrz32uD3

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 7:10am
I'm going Derrick Henry at work today. https://t.co/Jl1BTKnmgY

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 11:24am
The more women there are in TV news, the better and more diverse the stories their viewers get. @juliannagoldman tells the inside story: https://t.co/LmH28hXJEc

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 6:08am
"It was a glimpse of grace in an era that has consistently promised anything but, made all the more poignant by the weary truth that as soon as tomorrow, with new irritations to air and new tweets to tweet, it would be gone." https://t.co/GkxsVDnPsr

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 2:35pm
@tackettdc I learned scouting from the best

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 12:30pm
@joevardon @TheAtlantic @JeffreyGoldberg @abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor @mthomps We are quite literally in the middle of a big growth phase.

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 8:56am
Introducing the founding members of the Talent Lab, created this year by @TheAtlantic Editor @JeffreyGoldberg to recruit and develop great journalists: @abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor @mthomps and Ena Alvarado. Proud to be part of this brilliant team! https://t.co/5DET5qILXJ


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Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 7:50pm
Work hard all season, focus on your teammates and look for your moment. Words to live by, from #JalenHurts

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 8:11am
@ChuckKennedyDC @DavidNakamura @peterbakernyt My record was 18 pool reports in a day, with POTUS in the Middle East. Hats off to @peterbakernyt

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 28 - 7:50am
This is a great editor to be stuck with ... https://t.co/sjHwnTARYO

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Sunday Nov 25 - 10:05am
Back to reality tomorrow. But first, get lost in this lovely epistle by ⁦@RachelDonadiohttps://t.co/qSfhr1aEsq

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Saturday Nov 24 - 9:33pm
There’s inspiration here: seek great talent, and then empower people to use their gifts — even if it means imagining the work anew. #TuaTagovailoa https://t.co/71wrNDYxK5

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Saturday Nov 24 - 9:24pm
RT @jemelehill: You can miss me with this being characterized as some kind of redemption story for Urban Meyer. He covered for an abuser. The victim had it a lot tougher than Urban Meyer, or his family.

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Thursday Nov 22 - 12:53pm
All this time I’ve thought it was me messing up the biscuits! Thanks, ⁦@amandamullhttps://t.co/10LxUCWX9J

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 6:55am
It's Picture Day at my daughter's school, a good moment to re-read @Dad's examination of the ritual: https://t.co/QRDCg1S0Rm

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 13 - 7:33pm
I take this insightful piece to heart. It's every journalist's job to help diversify the newsroom, because we all desperately need for it to happen. https://t.co/66FiMcNW8n

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 31 - 7:58pm
This was a truly remarkable person. https://t.co/V20ivN3xus

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:33pm
RT @ethiopienne: it's really not that complicated! a lot of white gatekeepers either straight up do not believe the PoC they already employ (no matter how Exceptional™) or do not care enough about non-white audiences to take the "risks" necessary to meaningfully shift newsroom standards/coverage

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:32pm
RT @ethiopienne: also because even pieces framed like this—"we must do better; hire PoC writers!!!!"—still place the onus of Saving the Future of Journalism and Also the Republic on PoC, lol!

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:32pm
RT @ethiopienne: because journalism is an industry chock full of white gatekeepers who would rather gaslight their few colleagues of color than heed PoC's warnings and risk alienating racist readers, duh :) https://t.co/Pt8nFjmdIv

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Sunday Oct 28 - 9:29am
The gunman represented the monsters who will always be with us. Anyone who emboldened, angered, or egged him on represents the worst in social leadership, writes ⁦@JamesFallowshttps://t.co/fWcvPJ2B0e

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Saturday Oct 27 - 6:29am
When the president of the United States makes comments, warships turn, markets reverse, allies reassess, and legions of government workers scramble to make bogus assertions reality. https://t.co/3LOQRHGoNe

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Saturday Oct 20 - 12:21pm
The First Muslim Women Might Be Heading To Congress - The Atlantic https://t.co/DODMvWqu0b

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Sunday Oct 14 - 6:46am
RT @JamesFallows: Congrats to @Ddale8 for tirelessly chronicling this, day after day. That not *even one* Republican Senator will note any of his ceaseless lies is, in its way, worse than the lies themselves. Trump cannot help himself. The Senators could. https://t.co/Qcz6TwzFTO

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Friday Oct 12 - 6:55am
This is a dark day. Love and prayers for Jamal Khashoggi’s family, and for journalists everywhere who write boldly about authoritarianism. https://t.co/0NSUkQ0y5C

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Thursday Oct 4 - 11:19am
What if everyone paused and asked, “Have I ever caused this kind of harm to a woman?” ⁦@PattiMurin⁩ poses the #KavanaughHearings question, in her moving testimony on the #AtlanticFest main stage https://t.co/n2hm0I4dIj


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Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Thursday Oct 4 - 4:11am
What makes this yearbook so funny to its creators? See ⁦@AdamSerwer⁩ and “The Cruelty is the Point” https://t.co/Haepjqbeqb

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Thursday Oct 4 - 4:09am
Read this. https://t.co/ytptJC6LVc

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Monday Oct 1 - 8:15am
Not a liberal, not a feminist: the target of Beth Moore’s scorn is an evangelical culture that downplays the voices and experiences of women. ⁦@emmaogreen⁩ pulls back the curtain in this surprising piece. https://t.co/3kuABmv5nc

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 26 - 8:52pm
Right back at you, @PostScottWilson! Also @jeffmason1 @mikememoli @khennessey @dougmillsnyt @peterbakernyt @carolelee @juliemason @ToluseO and all upstanding citizens of Still Country https://t.co/MtfdPPeCz5

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Tuesday Sep 25 - 8:56pm
So excited to have @bhumikatharoor on board at the Atlantic. Look out, talent. We are coming for you! https://t.co/ZEorEhF6Ut

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Monday Sep 24 - 4:26am
RT @AdamSerwer: I want to tweet some things I probably shouldn’t so here is Eggsy snuggling with his uncle Burns. https://t.co/mYA5YOstlR


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Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Friday Sep 21 - 6:03pm
RT @washingtonpost: Twelve years ago, Amber Wyatt reported her rape. Few believed her. Her hometown turned against her. The authorities failed her. After her three-year investigation, @ebruenig tells Wyatt’s story. https://t.co/ZqwpIC54CK

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 19 - 7:11am
But can you imagine the horror of alienating all those women voters? https://t.co/SjKBDKDaG1

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 12 - 5:41am
RT @fivefifths: I went to Cape Town and reported on the “Day Zero” water crisis. What I learned has major implications for politics, human movement, race, and inequality in cities across the globe as it gets hotter and water gets more scarce: https://t.co/YgTyv9p8sW

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Tuesday Sep 11 - 4:41am
Count me in! https://t.co/iVl8ndrReG

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Monday Sep 10 - 12:12pm
If you haven't yet read this @elainaplott piece, you ought to do so today. https://t.co/WGU5Fhg6Hu