John Bird
John Bird
The government's short-term thinking around poverty is a costly mistake
Homeless tent
John Bird

The government's short-term thinking around poverty is a costly mistake

Our leaders' self-interest has brought us to the brink of world war
John Bird

Our leaders' self-interest has brought us to the brink of world war

John Bird: Birthday reflections conjure hopeful feelings
John Bird

John Bird: Birthday reflections conjure hopeful feelings

Wim Wenders' Anselm documentary underlines how hard it is to clear the debris of our history 
The scale of Kiefer’s artworks is emphasised in a scene in Anselm, in which the artist cycles around his studio in France.
John Bird

Wim Wenders' Anselm documentary underlines how hard it is to clear the debris of our history 

To eliminate poverty, and all the problems it causes, we have to aim for the moon
The Beatles: Ringo, George, John and Paul in black and white
John Bird

To eliminate poverty, and all the problems it causes, we have to aim for the moon

How my pursuit for solutions to our social poverty problems took me to Lowestoft
John Bird and Peter Aldous visit a community in Lowestoft
John Bird

How my pursuit for solutions to our social poverty problems took me to Lowestoft

Lame Tories have failed us. Labour must plan to do better
Harold Macmillan at the 1957 Conservative Conference
John Bird

Lame Tories have failed us. Labour must plan to do better

Bad leadership is the greatest tragedy of human life. It's time to give the people a shot
A 19th century engraving of the entry of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s Grande Armée into Moscow in 1812
John Bird

Bad leadership is the greatest tragedy of human life. It's time to give the people a shot

King Charles III gives us food for thought on poverty
King Charles, John Bird and vendor Kelvin Gregory
John Bird

King Charles III gives us food for thought on poverty

Suella Braverman's asinine comments show how detached government is from reality 
John Bird discusses Suella Braverman’s comments on Good Morning Britain
John Bird

Suella Braverman's asinine comments show how detached government is from reality 

Suella Braverman's 'lifestyle choice' claim on homelessness is cavalier, wrong and straight-up ignorant
Lord John Bird on Suella Braverman's comments regarding street homelessness as a lifestyle choice
John Bird

Suella Braverman's 'lifestyle choice' claim on homelessness is cavalier, wrong and straight-up ignorant

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?
Rugby pitch with players
John Bird

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?