John Bird
John Bird
How efficiency can change your life 
Anita Roddick, John Bird, Shelter director Sheila McKechnie and Gordon Roddick reading copies of the first Big Issue
John Bird

How efficiency can change your life 

In memory of my mother, 50 years after her death
John Bird as a baby with his mother and brother
John Bird

In memory of my mother, 50 years after her death

Oppenheimer is loud – but there are more potentially explosive biopics
Close up of Cillian Murphy in black and white
John Bird

Oppenheimer is loud – but there are more potentially explosive biopics

A visit to The Big Issue mural was like stepping into my former life
The Big Issue mural
John Bird

A visit to The Big Issue mural was like stepping into my former life

Who will form an Anti-Stupidity Party to save us from ourselves? 
John Bird

Who will form an Anti-Stupidity Party to save us from ourselves? 

Marxist take on Keats poetry opens up possibilities
Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse book cover
John Bird

Marxist take on Keats poetry opens up possibilities

Renters pay their landlords' buy-to-let mortgages, so they should get a share of the profits
Renters: A mortgage lender's window advertising buy-to-let products
John Bird

Renters pay their landlords' buy-to-let mortgages, so they should get a share of the profits

Our Growth Impact Fund is bringing social justice through opportunity
Jack from Neuropool, Lord Bird founder of the Big Issue, Ruth from DWRM. Image Credit - Sophie Okonkwo.
John Bird

Our Growth Impact Fund is bringing social justice through opportunity

Boris Johnson may be gone, but it’s not down to his biggest political crime
boris johnson
politics

Boris Johnson may be gone, but it’s not down to his biggest political crime

Austerity was something we simply could not afford
2010 general election campaign. Image: Glenn Copus/Evening Standard/Shutterstock
John Bird

Austerity was something we simply could not afford

Postwar Britain was a place of renewal, opportunity and optimism for working-class people. What happened?
Pegasus cup
John Bird

Postwar Britain was a place of renewal, opportunity and optimism for working-class people. What happened?

A government 'ministry of poverty' could help us change course
Striking members of Unite and the NEU march on Westminster
John Bird

A government 'ministry of poverty' could help us change course