Paul McNamee

Paul McNamee is the Editor of The Big issue

Recent articles by Paul McNamee

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Putin, Partridge and Chris Eubank – back of the net!

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"It is worth remembering that things aren’t always as bleak as we allow ourselves to hear they are"

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Corbyn, like Blair, is an agent of disorder

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"Jeremy Corbyn is tapping into the same vein that Nigel Farage hit during the election: an appetite for radical change"

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Behind the clamour over charities there are real lives

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"Maybe some charities do need to close or amalgamate, but we need to watch out for the collateral damage"

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Look beyond the headline harrumph

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"The detail of things, the onion layers that reveal ever more layers, is where we need to dig in"

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Seize the special times for the sake of those who can’t

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"To have to stare at that abyss of grief Nick Cave and his family now face is almost unimaginable"

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An award that allows us to focus on our vendors

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"Our winning cover said so much about the brutality of conflict. And the standing ovation was moving and righteous"

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Look for reform, avoid a death blow

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"Challenging previously unchallengeable pillars of British society is welcome. But don’t turn it into a blood sport"

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Buckingham Palace should earn its keep

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"When the Palace gets the scaffold down, open the doors. Charge tourists to visit. Charge them to have their picture taken on the balcony"

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A politician’s stint as a vendor shed light on big issues

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"We must not allow the worst of society to turn on those who need support"

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To understand the issue do more than put your name to it

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"Signing an online petition should be the start of something, not part of an endgame"

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Charlotte Church is angry. The angel’s voice is being raised

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"Charlotte Church is saying she's prepared to make a sacrifice for the good of others..."

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Britain’s talent should be celebrated, not demonised

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"In Britain it’s the characters on the fringes that have the talent and the real heart - we must help them"

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When the hand of history is upon us, we should say yes

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"Attending a wedding in Ireland, I thought: imagine not allowing this for two people on the grounds of sexuality?"

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What do they mean by ‘British values’? Answers in a letter

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"Neatly sidestepped in the spider memos furore was the corrosive influence of single-issue lobbyists selling their wares"

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It’s okay to be away with the birds

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"What this election means for the poorest in society is the key question that will have to be answered"

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Voting matters, but it's only a start. Now is a time to rise

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"Real change is coming from the ground up, grassroots movements that are beginning to effect proper change"

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A challenge to our leaders: listen to vendor voices

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"We’re in the midst of an increasingly catty election campaign, and everything is refracted through a bizarre prism"

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Kingmakers the DUP are bringing a curious perspective

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"The DUP, with more seats than Ukip, the Greens and Plaid Cymru combined, could be the party to swing this election"

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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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