Ben Mitchell
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Deputy Editor of the cross-party blog Speaker's Chair; contributing editor of Shifting Grounds.

Ben's personal blog can be found here.

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Enough Weasel Words and Deflection - Time for Twitter to Stand Up for the Women Abused on Its Own Site

(11) Comments | Posted 30 July 2013 | (00:00)

Imagine how you'd feel after taking on one of Britain's most powerful organisations. And won. Elated, delirious, vindicated. Now imagine how you'd feel if less than 24 hours later - still basking in the warm glow of having made a difference - you were subject to a sustained campaign of...

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Seven Facts Everyone Should Know About Immigration

(87) Comments | Posted 21 December 2012 | (23:00)

Immigration is in the news once again. Not that it ever leaves it. A complex issue made harder by distortions, stereotypes, and populism. One could argue that its social and cultural effects are the trickiest to articulate and hardest to pin down. Certainly not easy to capture in a dry...

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