John Bird
John Bird
We can't afford for Truss to be conservative in her outlook
House of Commons
John Bird

We can't afford for Truss to be conservative in her outlook

More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues
Lord John Bird
John Bird

More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues

What Lenin got right about capitalism
Painting of Lenin
John Bird

What Lenin got right about capitalism

In a tent in Devon, having a field day
John Bird

In a tent in Devon, having a field day

Liz Truss takes the credit for my idea, but the underlying causes of inequality remain
John Bird

Liz Truss takes the credit for my idea, but the underlying causes of inequality remain

Elvis set the world on fire – now we need to turn the heat down and address the climate crisis
elvis
society

Elvis set the world on fire – now we need to turn the heat down and address the climate crisis

Walter Sickert – an artist of controversy and complexity
John Bird

Walter Sickert – an artist of controversy and complexity

Creative thinking flourishes everywhere except in government
A suitcase of flowers
John Bird

Creative thinking flourishes everywhere except in government

If we're going to reform prisons, we should start with the prisoners
Razor wire at sunset
John Bird

If we're going to reform prisons, we should start with the prisoners

Politics is beginning to look like a toxic sludge
John Bird

Politics is beginning to look like a toxic sludge

The government is trying to keep us sweet with its 'right to buy' scheme for benefits claimants
Seventies blackout
John Bird

The government is trying to keep us sweet with its 'right to buy' scheme for benefits claimants

My lifetime of run-ins with the Royal Family
poverty
John Bird

My lifetime of run-ins with the Royal Family