Paul McNamee

Paul McNamee is the Editor of The Big issue

Recent articles by Paul McNamee

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See the vendor in the crowd

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"In Vendor Week, a host of well-known faces discovered just how hard a job it is sell the magazine"

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A week to focus on the issues

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"Gary Neville highlighted the issue of homelessness - and during Vendor Week, other well-known faces will be doing the same"

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Offer a hand up and the rest will follow

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"We shouldn't always glorify the old-school industrial - and our consumption society offers reasons to be cheerful"

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Stop sitting on the fence

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"Good fences don’t necessarily make good neighbours. There is another way..."

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The answer lies in black and white

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"Maybe you're one of the 10,000 Brits who still watch black and white TV. If so, I salute you..."

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Unite and conquer in 2016

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"No cut happens in isolation, but neither will any great idea – The Big Issue can help you to fix broken Britain"

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The future is a foreign country waiting to be discovered

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"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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Why everybody benefits from the season of goodwill

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"People are more likely to buy the magazine at this time of year. From wherever this springs, it is a GOOD response"

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Time to celebrate the power of hope

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"Hope does not house nor feed. But it offers something. And we should find a way to nurture it"

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Let’s lend Osborne a hand to get his house in order

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"Britain’s big leap forward, including the homebuilding revolution, will come through the grassroots and social enterprises"

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We will bring change, in our own words

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"As time moves and people search for answers and ways ahead, words will be the driver"

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We’re being watched. Pass me that telescope

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"The Snooper's Charter is a part of our growing surveillance culture – the result of a lack of faith in each other"

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Stop moaning. Early festive cheer can do a power of good

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"Nothing sharpens the mind more than children illustrating their idea of Christmas while living in a homeless hostel"

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What we can learn from Rick Clement

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"Cut in half, Rick Clement is determined to walk again. Yet his focus is not all on himself..."

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What Homer Simpson teaches us about Chinese whispers

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"There is an uncomfortable irony of a well-meaning tweet about dissidents sent on an iPhone made by repressed Chinese workers"

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The working majority won’t be silenced

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"While there is clever government rhetoric on being the party for the workers, the reality tells a different story"

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If there’s any justice Govehaters will find a new bogeyman

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"By being reformist about rehabilitation, Michael Gove is taking ground usually populated by Labour"

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Anti-gentrification cereal offenders missed the point

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"Sticking on pig masks, carrying flaming torches, chanting about class war and attacking a café does not do anything of value"

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Adding value to people’s lives

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"Not taking The Big Issue magazine after buying it removes the self-respect vendors earn as traders"

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Forget labels and dogma, let’s just make things work

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"A starting point needs to be the question: what makes society better? Start there, and then grow"

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