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Knifepoint

This piece was a Senior Winner of the Orwell Youth Prize 2020.   I live Walthamstow, an area that has often been associated with violent crime, and was once...

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How many people does it take to change (the world)?

This piece was a Senior Winner of the Orwell Youth Prize 2020.   Did you hear? London is burning, and not for the first time. It appears that, despite...

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The poverty pandemic

This piece was a Senior Runner Up of the Orwell Youth Prize 2020. 7th of June 2020. Saturday. The cars do not honk or hiss. The people do not...

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Streets in the Sky

This piece was a Senior Winner of the Orwell Youth Prize 2020. If you could knock the world down and begin again what would you build? Bright lights, creature...

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Orwell Youth Prize winners revelead: 1200 young people write on the future they want (and reveal the future they fear)

Reports from the collective frontline of being young in lockdown In the acres of Covid coverage, young people’s future has been a political weapon for every side – school,...

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Looking Back Better: the Future Forum on climate change

While human suffering is not a win for climate justice, could new timescales for international cooperation foster the mechanism for urgent environmental action? Our body has a virus, a...

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