Ben Gelblum

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These Election Candidates Think You Should Get to Vote on Every Issue

Could direct democracy fix the UK's broken politics?
Ben Gelblum
5.7.15
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British Child Abuse Survivors Are Threatening Direct Action if They Don't Get Justice From the Government

They say the government's enquiry is shaping up to be a whitewash.
Ben Gelblum
4.9.15
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Protests and Hunger Strikes Are Breaking Out at Immigration Detention Centres All Over the UK

Anger at bad conditions and indefinite periods of detention have boiled over into widespread protest.
Ben Gelblum
3.11.15
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Is the Air Quality on Passenger Planes Killing People?

Friends and family of suspected Aerotoxic Syndrome victims are claiming a global cover-up.
Ben Gelblum
3.10.15
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The UK Asylum System Is Officially Terrible

As a Parliamentary inquiry laid into the unlimited detention of migrants, we spoke to a Nigerian who the Home Office refuses to believe is a lesbian because she has children.
Ben Gelblum
3.4.15
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Meet the British Sex Worker Standing as an MP in This Year's General Election

Charlotte Rose is an escort, a "sexual trainer", an organiser of face-sitting protests, and now an independent political candidate.
Ben Gelblum
3.3.15
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A British Couple Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians

A new browser extension makes it easy to see which fat-cats are giving money to MPs.
Ben Gelblum
2.16.15
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Britain's Child Sexual Abuse Survivors Are Finally Being Listened To

We spoke to two of the people behind the White Flower Campaign, which was launched in Parliament yesterday.
Ben Gelblum
1.15.15
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This Migrant Spent Over Two Years Locked Up Begging to Leave the UK

Paul Addo was kept in prison-like Immigration Removal Centres for 32 months while demanding to be moved back to Ghana.
Ben Gelblum
11.26.14
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Football Is Under Fire in Palestine

So Palestinians want Israel to be kicked out of FIFA.
Ben Gelblum
6.24.14