Paul McNamee is the Editor of The Big issue
"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"
"The sugar in sweet coffee-style drinks has as much to do with us as the people peddling them..."
"In Vendor Week, a host of well-known faces discovered just how hard a job it is sell the magazine"
"Gary Neville highlighted the issue of homelessness - and during Vendor Week, other well-known faces will be doing the same"
"We shouldn't always glorify the old-school industrial - and our consumption society offers reasons to be cheerful"
"Good fences don’t necessarily make good neighbours. There is another way..."
"Maybe you're one of the 10,000 Brits who still watch black and white TV. If so, I salute you..."
"No cut happens in isolation, but neither will any great idea – The Big Issue can help you to fix broken Britain"
"When it’s dark, there are very human successes that offer pinpricks of light. We just have to keep our eyes open"
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