Opinion

The Rwanda plan is making me question how safe I really am in the UK 
Refugee Week

The Rwanda plan is making me question how safe I really am in the UK 

“The plane might have been stopped but the fear remains,” writes campaigner and Refugee Week ambassador Ali Ghaderi.

Rail strikes signal a growing roar of discontent our government won’t be able to silence
Paul McNamee

Rail strikes signal a growing roar of discontent our government won’t be able to silence

A large number of people support the RMT strikes, whatever Tory MPs might claim. And it looks like more are on the horizon. Something’s got to give, writes Big Issue editor Paul McNamee.

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself
Human rights

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself

Boris Johnson’s government is proposing not only an ‘update’ to the human rights act, writes Merris Amos, but a wholesale revision.

Our migration story has shaped us – it’s time it shapes the curriculum too
Refugee Week

Our migration story has shaped us – it’s time it shapes the curriculum too

How the arts is supporting healing in refugees and showcasing their contribution to society
Refugee Week

How the arts is supporting healing in refugees and showcasing their contribution to society

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My lifetime of run-ins with the Royal Family
Opinion

My lifetime of run-ins with the Royal Family

Why care home staff in the UK are at breaking point
Social care

Why care home staff in the UK are at breaking point

Prince William: ‘Why I wanted to work with The Big Issue’
Prince William

Prince William: ‘Why I wanted to work with The Big Issue’

The government’s food strategy fails to join the dots of a global emergency
Opinion

The government’s food strategy fails to join the dots of a global emergency

Sam Delaney: held hostage by an unsolicited flute recital
Sam Delaney

Sam Delaney: held hostage by an unsolicited flute recital

Calum Scott: ‘Pouring my heart out is the only way I can write’
Music

Calum Scott: ‘Pouring my heart out is the only way I can write’

We may have won World War II, but Ukraine proves its repercussions remain
politics

We may have won World War II, but Ukraine proves its repercussions remain

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

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The relief of adult ADHD recognition
Robin Ince

The relief of adult ADHD recognition

Britain’s homeless services are stripped to the bone, irrational, discriminatory and not fit for purpose
Daniel Lavelle

Britain’s homeless services are stripped to the bone, irrational, discriminatory and not fit for purpose

Scotland v Ukraine means so much more than just football
Ukraine

Scotland v Ukraine means so much more than just football

50 years of Pride: Why this year’s milestone is bittersweet for LGBTQ+ people
Marcus Wratten

50 years of Pride: Why this year’s milestone is bittersweet for LGBTQ+ people

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty
John Bird

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty

‘The epidemic here isn’t Covid, the epidemic is poverty’: The future of mutual aid in Food Bank Britain
Mutual aid

‘The epidemic here isn’t Covid, the epidemic is poverty’: The future of mutual aid in Food Bank Britain

While celebrating her past, the Queen could change the UK’s future
Paul McNamee

While celebrating her past, the Queen could change the UK’s future

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Wagatha Christie show our appetite for gossip will never be sated
James McMahon

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Wagatha Christie show our appetite for gossip will never be sated

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My road from refugee to university graduate
Opinion

My road from refugee to university graduate

Maybe Liverpool fans wouldn’t boo the national anthem if there was a level playing field
Paul McNamee

Maybe Liverpool fans wouldn’t boo the national anthem if there was a level playing field

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?
poverty

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance
prisons

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance

Poverty is being normalised. We can’t keep depending on good people to fix it. The government must act
Paul McNamee

Poverty is being normalised. We can’t keep depending on good people to fix it. The government must act

The steps we can all take towards a deeper understanding
Paul McNamee

The steps we can all take towards a deeper understanding

OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.
Mental health

OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.

Forget the Blue Wall and Red Wall, the local elections showed there’s no barrier to voting Green
Adrian Ramsay

Forget the Blue Wall and Red Wall, the local elections showed there’s no barrier to voting Green

Jodie Comer’s play Prima Facie has an uncomfortable twist in the tale
John Bird

Jodie Comer’s play Prima Facie has an uncomfortable twist in the tale

Weighing up BMI bemusement when you’re heavy but healthy
Sam Delaney

Weighing up BMI bemusement when you’re heavy but healthy

A Muse concert will help Médecins Sans Frontières deliver medical supplies to people in conflict zones
Vickie Hawkins

A Muse concert will help Médecins Sans Frontières deliver medical supplies to people in conflict zones

How a Muse concert will help War Child support those impacted by the war in Ukraine
Dean Anderson

How a Muse concert will help War Child support those impacted by the war in Ukraine

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