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Lucy Westcott

Brooklyn, NY
Human Rights Reporter — Freelance
Covers:  immigration, united nations, gender, global development, women's rights, american politics, geopolitics, women's health, international relations, technology, health, international affairs, economic development

Journalist and producer. Women's + human rights 📝💻 💪 Bylines @newsweek @theatlantic @popsugar Frmr @IRP_Media fellow. Briddish. Quizzer.

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International Reporter at Newsweek, English person, runner, quizzer.

Former The Wire, Newsday, Bustle, BBC, Inter Press Service.

Born and raised in Swindon, U.K., now residing in Brooklyn.

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@lvzwestcott — 5,139 followers, 9,509 tweets

Jul 22, 2017

@NYCTSubway Curious what other ppl would have done in this situation. @SaferScenes2017? The normalization of this shit became very clear today.

Jul 22, 2017

@NYCTSubway And acted very cordial, very kind. As we got off the train, my partner told orange to "keep the antisemitic shit to a minimum." He heard.

Jul 22, 2017

@NYCTSubway I focused my attention on backpack man, checked if he was ok. He was. Orange shirt then proceeded to help someone with subway directions...

Jul 22, 2017

@NYCTSubway Heard it too. He did. I felt paralyzed, because the threat of violence was very real at that point. I wish I said something, but I didn't.

Jul 22, 2017

@NYCTSubway I was so shocked at hearing this word used that it took a few seconds to register. I grabbed my (Jewish) partner's hand and asked if he...

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