Activism

Betting shops are taking over this town. But the locals are fighting back
Gambling

Betting shops are taking over this town. But the locals are fighting back

Boston has 15 places to gamble in a square mile. Though the odds may be stacked against them, a group of locals are fighting to stop it becoming a “mini Las Vegas”

The government’s anti-protest bill is back. Here’s what you might not know about it
Public Order Bill

The government’s anti-protest bill is back. Here’s what you might not know about it

The cost of the Public Order Bill could reach £17.9 million over the next decade

Inside the trial of the ‘Barclays Seven’ Extinction Rebellion activists
Long read

Inside the trial of the ‘Barclays Seven’ Extinction Rebellion activists

Seven women have been spared prison after smashing the windows of Barclays’ London HQ in a climate protest. Their story tells us how the future of protest may play out

Women stage Suffragettes march to support Extinction Rebellion protesters ahead of sentencing
Climate activism

Women stage Suffragettes march to support Extinction Rebellion protesters ahead of sentencing

The UK has 2,500 museums, but not one dedicated to Black British history. That could soon change
History

The UK has 2,500 museums, but not one dedicated to Black British history. That could soon change

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Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills
Activism

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Housing and homelessness
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Housing and homelessness

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Cost of living crisis
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Cost of living crisis

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Environment
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Environment

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Culture
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Culture

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Equality
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Equality

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Employment
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Employment

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Education
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Education

Unions call ‘emergency’ protest outside Downing Street over anti-strike law
Protest

Unions call ‘emergency’ protest outside Downing Street over anti-strike law

Has Extinction Rebellion really quit? Here’s what the climate activists have in store for 2023
Activism

Has Extinction Rebellion really quit? Here’s what the climate activists have in store for 2023

There’s a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how
Housing

There’s a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis
Small businesses

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis

Extinction Rebellion says ‘we quit’ – why radical eco-activism has a short shelf life
Marc Hudson

Extinction Rebellion says ‘we quit’ – why radical eco-activism has a short shelf life

The inspiring story behind the Greggs poker chips used to help rough sleepers
Homelessness

The inspiring story behind the Greggs poker chips used to help rough sleepers

The biggest wins by activists in 2022, from food banks to museums
Activism

The biggest wins by activists in 2022, from food banks to museums

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Exclusive: Controversial new laws forced through to restrict noisy protests haven’t been used by police
Protest

Exclusive: Controversial new laws forced through to restrict noisy protests haven’t been used by police

Yorkshire history book climbs Amazon charts as thousands exploit loophole to raise money for food banks
Activism

Yorkshire history book climbs Amazon charts as thousands exploit loophole to raise money for food banks

How to help Aisling Bea rally people power against hunger
Community

How to help Aisling Bea rally people power against hunger

These primary students are going for Christmas number one to raise money for their school
Cost of Living

These primary students are going for Christmas number one to raise money for their school