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Britain shames itself by detaining immigrants indefinitely | Ellie Mae O'Hagan

PUBLISHED December 18, 2012

The first time I was trained in campaigning, I was taught that the issue I chose to campaign on must be "widely felt, deeply felt and winnable". The idea was that people would only become interested in the campaign if they felt a real personal connection to it ? which, I suspect, is why uncontroversial campaigns like saving libraries, forests and badgers are embraced by the public and media, and often lead to government U-turns.

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