John Bird
John Bird
I was born into poverty – and 77 years later we still haven't solved it
Poverty in postwar London
John Bird

I was born into poverty – and 77 years later we still haven't solved it

Ulysses helps us realise poverty has been with us a long time
Christ Feeding the Multitude [Matthew 14:19]
John Bird

Ulysses helps us realise poverty has been with us a long time

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us
The Tesla Bot
John Bird

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us

Regrets, we have a few. But this Christmas we must focus on present need, not past mistakes
Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
John Bird

Regrets, we have a few. But this Christmas we must focus on present need, not past mistakes

The reality is to change things, you need to get involved
Oil rigs
John Bird

The reality is to change things, you need to get involved

Scotland has the perfect antidote to ex-prisoners' reoffending rates
Edinburgh at Christmas
John Bird

Scotland has the perfect antidote to ex-prisoners' reoffending rates

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it's not a 1950s I recognise
Bill Nighy in Living
John Bird

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it's not a 1950s I recognise

The government must measure the true cost of austerity
Protest against government
John Bird

The government must measure the true cost of austerity

Cézanne left me jaded, but I still dream of owning one of his works
Paul Cézanne
John Bird

Cézanne left me jaded, but I still dream of owning one of his works

Austerity doesn't add up and hits those in need hardest
George Osborne
John Bird

Austerity doesn't add up and hits those in need hardest

Our have-nots hope Rishi Sunak will be a shining knight
1930s London
John Bird

Our have-nots hope Rishi Sunak will be a shining knight

Talking about how an emergency came about is not very useful when you are knee deep in the consequences
Churchill in 1925
John Bird

Talking about how an emergency came about is not very useful when you are knee deep in the consequences