Articles by Ben Whitford

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Defiance: the teen shooting survivors turning pain into change The teen survivors of the Parkland shooting have injected American gun politics with fresh energy. Ben Whitford explores how they have chann... Society World
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Registering the world’s invisible children Everyone has the right to a name and a nationality, but the births of around a third of children under five worldwide have never been record... Science Society World
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California to require solar panels on all new homes by 2020 California is set to become the first US state to require virtually all new homes to include solar panels from 2020... Environment World
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No ticket to ride: Estonia makes public transport free From this month, Estonia has put in place free transport for its residents across much of the country. What can the rest of the world learn?... Society World
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Bringing up a nation: New Zealand’s prime minister on combining family and career She’s having a baby with a man she’s not married to, and he’s going to stay at home while she runs the country. Prime minister Jacinda Arder... Society
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Surrendering to change: reforming the police Around the world, the dynamic between people and those appointed to keep the peace is often uneasy. Five experts suggest ways forward for be... Justice Peace
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