John Bird
John Bird
As Tories flip-flop on no-fault evictions, renters are left counting the cost of years of insecurity
Protesters with coloured placards
John Bird

As Tories flip-flop on no-fault evictions, renters are left counting the cost of years of insecurity

Our leaders don't have the political vision we so desperately need in a crisis
Tony Blair clapping and Gordon Brown waving
John Bird

Our leaders don't have the political vision we so desperately need in a crisis

My visit to Labour Party Conference brought home the underlying impact of poverty
Liverpool skyline
John Bird

My visit to Labour Party Conference brought home the underlying impact of poverty

UK is on brink of a mass homelessness crisis. Government must act now – before it's too late
World Homeless Day

UK is on brink of a mass homelessness crisis. Government must act now – before it's too late

Tories and Labour need to stop slinging mud and urgently commit to a new Ministry of Poverty
A blue and red manifesto
John Bird

Tories and Labour need to stop slinging mud and urgently commit to a new Ministry of Poverty

This is why we can't compare ourselves to Finland when it comes to homelessness
Kentish agricultural workers rising up in 1830
John Bird

This is why we can't compare ourselves to Finland when it comes to homelessness

All the ways Big Issue Invest is working to eradicate poverty and help people gain a better hold on life
A man making coffee
John Bird

All the ways Big Issue Invest is working to eradicate poverty and help people gain a better hold on life

Looking back on the cycle of my life
A woman on an eBike
John Bird

Looking back on the cycle of my life

Our housing crisis has been building for years
The Interior of slum housing
John Bird

Our housing crisis has been building for years

In the real world, kindness and cooperation will always triumph over political combat
Three rosettes with symbols for police, nurses and firefighters
John Bird

In the real world, kindness and cooperation will always triumph over political combat

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 
Harold Wilson
John Bird

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 

Revisiting old ground was a Klee-full experience
Paul Klee (1879-1940), whose art was highly influential in Cubism, Expressionism and Surrealism
John Bird

Revisiting old ground was a Klee-full experience