Steven MacKenzie
Steven MacKenzie
Steven has worked for The Big Issue for close to a decade, becoming Features Editor in 2016 and Deputy Editor in 2020. His articles focus on social issues and culture interviews. For the magazine he has spoken to a wide variety of celebrated figures ranging from Oscar-winning actors and directors, Olympic gold medallists, government ministers, multiple Nobel laureates (including the Dalai Lama) and several famous Davids, including Attenborough, Lynch and Hasselhoff. Steven has also reported on international news stories across five continents; from deep inside the Arctic Circle to the Korean demilitarised zone.
Bad news for Jeff Bezos is good news for people-focused business
social enterprise

Bad news for Jeff Bezos is good news for people-focused business

Bruce Hornsby: ‘Having a laugh or 20 is an enjoyable and healthy way to live’
Music

Bruce Hornsby: ‘Having a laugh or 20 is an enjoyable and healthy way to live’

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’
TV

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’

David Harbour: ‘Stranger Things was different from anything I’ve ever experienced in my career’
Streaming

David Harbour: ‘Stranger Things was different from anything I’ve ever experienced in my career’

Stranger Things star David Harbour says Gandalf and Han Solo inspired Hopper’s ‘resurrection’
Streaming

Stranger Things star David Harbour says Gandalf and Han Solo inspired Hopper’s ‘resurrection’

Lea Thompson on directing Star Trek: Picard and her plan to make a Howard the Duck sequel
Film

Lea Thompson on directing Star Trek: Picard and her plan to make a Howard the Duck sequel

As McDonald’s announces it’s leaving Russia for good, here’s a brief history of McDiplomacy
Consumerism

As McDonald’s announces it’s leaving Russia for good, here’s a brief history of McDiplomacy

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’
cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’

Martin Lewis: ‘The link between money problems and mental health problems is just so strong’
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘The link between money problems and mental health problems is just so strong’

Sophie Marceau: ‘I hope love always stays a mystery’
Film

Sophie Marceau: ‘I hope love always stays a mystery’

Fifty years after the Gaia hypothesis was first published, understanding it is more vital than ever
Earth Day 2022

Fifty years after the Gaia hypothesis was first published, understanding it is more vital than ever

Why we need to talk about Anatomy of a Scandal according to Michelle Dockery and Naomi Scott
TV

Why we need to talk about Anatomy of a Scandal according to Michelle Dockery and Naomi Scott