Opinion

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’
Sam Delaney

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’

The best company for pissed people is other pissed people. Sober people like me have no business getting involved, writes Sam Delaney.

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons
Alba Kapoor

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons

Allowing the Home Office to revoke British citizenship without notice would be indefensible, writes Alba Kapoor, senior policy officer at The Runnymede Trust.

We won’t keep 1.5 alive unless we make room for everyone at the table
Anna Johnston

We won’t keep 1.5 alive unless we make room for everyone at the table

Without better representation from women and the Global South, climate negotiations are hugely skewed towards certain interests, writes Anna Johnston from the Women’s Budget Group

Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too
Tufayel Ahmed

Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started
Paul McNamee

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started

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How can we make politicians care about our future generations?
John Bird

How can we make politicians care about our future generations?

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world
John Bird

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world

Lord Frost is playing chicken with the EU over the NI Protocol. What happens next?
Patricia Devlin

Lord Frost is playing chicken with the EU over the NI Protocol. What happens next?

For the fight against climate change, we may already be at five past midnight
Marc Lopatin and Ben Robinson

For the fight against climate change, we may already be at five past midnight

How MPs’ work ethic can really help deal with our labour shortage
Opinion

How MPs’ work ethic can really help deal with our labour shortage

Net zero could be the next target for the dark money power plays of the Brexit lobby
Peter Geoghegan

Net zero could be the next target for the dark money power plays of the Brexit lobby

Our economy should benefit everyone. So where did it all go wrong?
JK Wright

Our economy should benefit everyone. So where did it all go wrong?

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We need to plan for a green future or we risk being exposed
Paul McNamee

We need to plan for a green future or we risk being exposed

All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor
Kwajo Tweneboa

All housing doesn’t mean good housing. We can’t let people live in squalor

The COP26 climate summit must not be a cop-out
Paul McNamee

The COP26 climate summit must not be a cop-out

Girls Night In: Drink spiking is just the tip of the iceberg for the UK’s misogyny problem
Joscelin Story

Girls Night In: Drink spiking is just the tip of the iceberg for the UK’s misogyny problem

It’s easy to set climate targets for a distant 2050 – but even tomorrow is too late
Grace Maddrell

It’s easy to set climate targets for a distant 2050 – but even tomorrow is too late

We need to address the ingredients that make-up homelessness
John Bird

We need to address the ingredients that make-up homelessness

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Paul McNamee

The French Dispatch evokes the golden age of magazines – we’re ushering in a new era

Why the world needs to embrace our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign
Opinion

Why the world needs to embrace our Stop Mass Homelessness campaign

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The universal credit uplift and a rent arrears fund – that’s what levelling up really looks like
Opinion

The universal credit uplift and a rent arrears fund – that’s what levelling up really looks like

Emotional wellbeing is at the heart of ending homelessness
Opinion

Emotional wellbeing is at the heart of ending homelessness

Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme
Opinion

Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme

World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up
Opinion

World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up

A third of care leavers lose their first home every year. We’re working to change that
Opinion

A third of care leavers lose their first home every year. We’re working to change that

Social enterprises are the road back from Covid
Opinion

Social enterprises are the road back from Covid

Let’s turn up the heat on global leaders to divest from fossil fuels
Opinion

Let’s turn up the heat on global leaders to divest from fossil fuels

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The Big Issue exists because the public fell in love with our vendors

We’re counting the cost of failing to prepare for a post-Brexit world
Opinion

We’re counting the cost of failing to prepare for a post-Brexit world

Soggy sandwiches, cold tea and sooty trains – the nostalgia of the old railways
Opinion

Soggy sandwiches, cold tea and sooty trains – the nostalgia of the old railways

Power for the people: It’s time to renationalise the UK energy system
Opinion

Power for the people: It’s time to renationalise the UK energy system

Climate change: A Big Issue seller’s plea for compassion towards animals and our planet
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Climate change: A Big Issue seller’s plea for compassion towards animals and our planet