Paul McNamee the Editor of The Big issue
"The continuing refusal to amend a course which is causing so much heartache now feels like myopic power politics"
"Is it too much to expect progress from the G8? Governments need to get a grip – rather than just take part in a glorified photo op"
"People are turning to payday loan companies - with ready credit and devastating interest - because they have nowhere else to go"
"The insistent bleating that Britain must be made great again makes things worse"
"What Big Issue vendors do with the money they make is their own damn business..."
"Debate and comment is being neutered, making all but the most asinine and blandly polite comments acceptable"
"The Dhaka factory tragedy proves the need for the much-challenged International Development money"
"Accepting fear as fact could bring unwelcome headlines in Britain this week"
"Radio 1's decision takes us in an uncomfortable new direction where one group has the right to dictate the opinion of another"
"Like the most persistent of simple carbon life, The Rolling Stones have endured"
"If this photo tells a horrific narrative in a simple way, then it has done a job more powerful than visits by royals or politicians' wives"
"Unless there is a grown-up conversation about the needs for future generations, we’re in trouble"
"There will be some new official reform of press behaviour, but it’s the people who consume it who will, rightly, become the monitors"
"These churches stood up and said that this information being peddled is not just disingenuous, it’s wrong and it’s malignant"
"The banks will only change if they fear that the likes of Dave Fishwick start to influence where we put our money"
"It seems that, as the bedroom tax floats in, as other policies unravel, the government is content to narrow its width of appeal"
"Cait Reilly, Damien Shannon... the ‘all in this together’ mantra is a thing of nonsense"
"Such failure to consider others is societal, not just the result of some bogeymen in a failing hospital. We all must keep trying"
"Sooner or later the murmuring discontent is going to blister and become something much more unpleasant for the coalition"
"While Orwell was a brilliant polemicist against totalitarianism, he also had a rich contrarian spirit"
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