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Meeting Britain's 'Low Value Immigrants'

Assigning economic value to human life is nothing new in politics, but Iain Duncan Smith did it again recently in one of the worst interviews of the election cycle.
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Dear Ivor Novellos: You Can't Celebrate Diversity in Music Without Tackling Race

Last week the songwriting award nominations were heralded for including artists like Laura Mvula and Michael Kiwanuka – but it's not that simple
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The VICE Interview: Jamelia

The singer on waking up to the treatment of black women in the media, her obsession with plantain and why she stopped being a Rastafarian.
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Views My Own

YouTube 'Social Experiments' Are the Worst Kind of Smug White Racism

A man in Liverpool has been convicted of racially abusing a woman in a video he says was "raising awareness" of racism.
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Why Cheerleading Deserves to be Recognised as an Olympic Sport

Last year, cheerleading received provisional recognition as an Olympic sport. As a fierce physical and mental challenge, this was no less than it deserved – and full recognition should follow.
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Kebab Shop Workers Talk About the Worst Dickheads They've Ever Met

"He said, 'I'm going to ruin you' and threw his food over the counter."
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I Tried to Get Hypnotized into Actually Liking Christmas

What it's like to sit in the middle of an old shopping centre while a guy tries to cast you under a festive spell.
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Question Of The Day

Let's Be Honest, Should We Just Ban All Kids from Restaurants?

We asked the good people of east London whether or not the idea of banning kids from your restaurant is legit.
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A Chat with the Guy Behind Your New Favourite T-Shirt Brand

Homage Tees are responsible for those T-shirts emblazoned with the faces of British icons like Louis Theroux, Princess Di and David Attenborough.
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What Kind of Housing Will ‘Generation Rent’ Be Able to Actually Afford?

If we're probably never going to afford to buy in major cities, we'll need to start weighing up other options in all their shiny glory.
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Should Every Man Be Penetrated at Least Once in His Life?

Tom Ford thinks they should. But do the men of London agree?
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Why Won't the UK Legalize Ketamine as an Antidepressant?

People have been taking the dissociative anesthetic as a treatment for mental health illnesses for years, but there are specific roadblocks holding it back from widespread medicinal use.
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