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Max Benwell

Max Benwell is Writer and Commissioning Editor at Independent Voices.

Debate: What's wrong with the England Football Team?

Football is one of the great exceptions to the grand tradition of English pessimism. Every four years this is tried and tested at the World Cup, and proven all over again. That said, this time things looked like they could be different. For the first time in recent memory, expectations seemed to be set at a rational level (low).

Poll: Are the days of email over?

When web-based emailing first swooshed onto our screens in the 90s, it revolutionised the way we communicate. And for many of us, it’s still the best way to send things to each other. But among young people (aka "The Future") could the days of sending and receiving (and occasionally retrieving) already be over?

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Poll: Who should replace Paxman at Newsnight?

The news that Jeremy Paxman is to leave Newsnight after 25-years of grilling a long list of terrified politicians and celebrities hasn't exactly come as a shock. As Simon Kelner writes in today's Voices, it's been clear for a while that Paxo's heart hasn't been in it.

But it's still big news, especially for anyone suspicious of the politicians he did so well at lambasting. The Westminster crowd will no doubt be breathing a sigh of relief today, which can only be a bad thing.

Poll: Should Manchester United have sacked David Moyes?

David Moyes has been sacked by Manchester United after just 51 games in charge of the club. It's a somewhat unsurprising end for the former Everton manager. For the first time in 19 years the club has missed out on a top four spot, despite boasting some of the Premiership's best players.