Max Benwell

Max Benwell is Writer and Commissioning Editor at Independent Voices.

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As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen

Personally I don't see why Bahar Mustafa should lose her job over it – it's ironic, funny and thought-provoking

Hafeez and Khalida Bhatti were targeted by a fellow passenger

Stacey Eden was right to defend a couple against racist abuse, but what was gained by sharing it?

I can see why you’d want to a record abuse so the perpetrator can be punished, but the fact that she filmed and uploaded it herself makes it all a bit weird

'Take that, Fink!': Why Ed Miliband's first political victory in ages makes me feel uncharacteristically hopeful and aggressive

Like many people I've despaired at how weird and ineffective Miliband is, but could he finally be turning it around?

Wii U Underground review: mixing surgical training and Lemmings

£15.99; Wii U; Nintendo eShop

'When the wounded started to appear on the street, it was all too much to take': Bryan Adams on photographing wounded veterans

The rock musician and photographer describes his experience taking photos of soldiers disabled by war, and what he learnt from the project

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Sebastian Siemiatkowski is the CEO of Stockholm based Klarna

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Russell Brand on Question Time

If Russell Brand really cared about his cause he wouldn’t have gone on Question Time

He should have known that anyone who is genuinely anti-establishment will always come a bit undone

Prince Harry's secret: This was supposed to be a gesture of solidarity with those living with HIV, but all our Prince did was belittle them

How is sharing dull facts about yourself supposed to tackle stigma?

Reading School, where the author attended between 2002 and 2007

My grammar school didn't directly encourage the anti-Semitic abuse I received while there, but its culture of one-upmanship did

My time at Reading School taught me how dangerous a highly competitive environment can be, and how important a zero tolerance approach to bullying is

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