Paul McNamee is the Editor of The Big issue
"More children in poverty are in working families than in workless families. The strivers also need a hand up"
"It is understandable to be fatalistic right now. But we must work to build the best future we can for the next generation"
"The Big Issue frequently acts as a crime prevention device. We save the state a whole lot of money by doing this"
"If exiting the EU genuinely is for the greater good, let us see the greater number benefit"
"A sense of the best and worst of humanity swept around like a mighty wave last week"
"The idea of positive action for change is not overweening woolly thinking. It is practical and it is growing in Britain"
"We must not be afraid of shining lights into dark corners where unspeakable wrongs were allowed"
"At present the University model is built on how to fund the system NOT what students get out of it at the end"
"Brexit is important, but until it happens, let's remind ourselves of the realities of life - and its everyday heroes"
"The desire to leave Europe feels anchored in a perceived age when things were better..."
"Don’t just promise to build loads of houses, let’s think long-term rather than one election cycle to another"
"Thanks to the limitless fortitude of the relatives of the 96 people who died, we all now know the truth"
"That small get-together, inviting Big Issue vendors into Parliament, is a key political act"
"When we asked Mark Millar if he would guest-edit The Big Issue, we knew it would be good – we didn’t know it would be THIS good!"
"The Big Issue is marking 200 million sales - at the heart of this we celebrate our vendors"
"Unyielding positions might feel straightforward, but aren’t always useful or something that genuinely show much empathy"
"Far from being anti-establishment, there is something inherently conservative about sticking rigidly to a bygone age"
"Whilst the budget analysis plays out, one thing remains certain: people will still suffer"
"I’m not against the idea of working longer, but my job isn’t physically demanding. What are those workers to do?"
"There is nothing wrong with the digital side of life, but too often much of it can be empty of meaning"
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