Ben Gelblum

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These UK Election Candidates Think Voters Should Get to Decide Every Issue

Could direct democracy fix Britain'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 inquiry 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 Centers in the UK

Anger at bad conditions and indefinite periods of detention has boiled over into widespread protest.
Ben Gelblum
3.11.15
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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 UK Home Office refuses to believe is a lesbian, because she has children.
Ben Gelblum
3.4.15
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Meet the Sex Worker Running for Office in the UK

Charlotte Rose is an escort, a "sexual trainer", an organizer of face-sitting protests, and now an independent political candidate.
Ben Gelblum
3.3.15
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Britain's Child Sex-Abuse Survivors Are Finally Being Listened To

We spoke to two of the people behind the White Flower campaign, which was launched in British Parliament yesterday.
Ben Gelblum
1.15.15
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This Migrant Spent More Than Two Years Behind Bars, Begging to Leave the UK

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

The Palestinian Football Association (PFA) has complained that Israel consistently undermines Palestinian soccer development—partly by blowing up their soccer fields—and wants them kicked out of FIFA.
Ben Gelblum
6.24.14