Paul McNamee

Paul McNamee is the Editor of The Big issue

Recent articles by Paul McNamee

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We have the power to make politicians answer to us

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"We complain about soundbite culture, but we really need to step up ourselves"

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Sniffy greying men and 1D fans aren’t really that different

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"At any age we should be susceptible to unfiltered delight or deep gloom. It’s honest"

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Communist Manifesto and Alan Partridge: Britain on the rise!

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"The idea that the whole of Britain is unquestionably resurgent is not something the whole of Britain will swallow"

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It’s not just the superheroes making things better

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"These people are responding to problems they see around them and using their talents to benefit society"

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My (bus) journey of discovery…

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"There will always be a thirst to discover the new. The Dress and Japanese cat islands are just another side of it"

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We must defend those who suffer a miscarriage of justice

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"Under current laws, the Birmingham Six and Guildford Four would have struggled to see any compensation"

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Let’s get serious about the benefits of work

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"If there is a serious attempt to make work work for the young unemployed, show the routemap"

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Science must not be a follower of fashion

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"We should celebrate that we live in an age when scientific rigour can help us leap forward and make lives better"

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Tinkering at the edges won’t help repair the NHS

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"When experts speak, politicians should listen, learn and act. Not just pay lip service..."

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Give talent a helping hand – wouldn’t that be nice?

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"Blunt won on points but Bryant had a point. We need to make schools real places of opportunity”"

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Want our vote? Show some real vision

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"Let's see politicians grasp the nettle of local tax. It's not sexy or easy, but it's the realism and honesty we need"

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Trying to lasso the madness

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"Good people will always outnumber those who decide their life is worth more than the life of someone else"

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Make 2015 the year you question everything

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"It is easy to accept prevailing moods and move with them. We mustn’t, though. It’s important that we challenge everything"

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There are sounds of wonder and hope

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"Sometimes the sheer daily battle can become too much. At that time it’s worth stopping and looking up..."

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Ding dong! Allow the spirit of the season to carry you

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"The sentimentality of Christmas leads to feelings that lead to action. This is to be applauded"

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I have faith that we’re not going to be beaten by machines

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"No matter how clear the reasoning, or the empirical knowledge, there is a human hunger to hope for something more..."

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Fighting for a bargain? Let it go...

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"We are becoming willing accomplices in a dash to make us consumers of everything all the time"

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Flying the flag for symbols? Depends where you’re standing

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"The problem with claiming a historical imperative over elements of identity is fixing a place to draw the line"

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A time of reckoning for mainstream politics

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“Those in Westminster are removed from realities arguing in abstracts that seem to have little bearing on our lives”

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Flights of fancy lead us to great leaps of imagination

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"Just because John Lewis manipulates us and is trying to sell us something doesn’t mean what they are saying is ultimately any less true"

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