Michael Allen

Michael Allen

Freelance Journalist for Vice UK

Freelance at Vice UK and others | Graduate of City University Newspaper Journalism MA 2013/14 | Contact me: Michael.Allen@vice.com

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The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Loose Onions and Carrots: Or, How to Steal from Sainsbury's

My finger hovers over the image of 'loose onions'. ...

The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Theresa May's Immigration Policy is Ruining People's Health

There is a terrible human cost to the government's immigration policy orchestrated by home secretary Theresa May...

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The Huffington Post United Kingdom

'Ashamed to Be British': The Immigration Rules Keeping Married Couples Apart

When Katie Frazer married her South African husband...

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The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Why Do These People Hate the Daily Express?

"I would hope there'd be an earthquake," said poet ...

The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Educating Visually Impaired Children in China

There are an estimated 70,000 school-aged blind children in China - most living in rural areas and villages. The schools which offer special education for VI children are predominantly located in the ...

The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Why I'm Supporting the Divided Families Campaign

Imagine if you were woken up in the middle of the night by government officials banging on your door saying they had come to take your partner away from you...

The Huffington Post United Kingdom

The Heartlessness of the Home Secretary

Compassion and immigration control have appeared as unreconcilable concepts since Theresa May's appointment as Home Secretary. Ever since she took office in 2010, Ms. May has appeared determined to re...

The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Why I'll Be Sticking With Cash

Cash is not cool - or at least that's what the purveyors of "contactless payment" want us to believe.
I'm currently working in Singapore for the summer. Here, mobile-wallet technology, which allows us...