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

Selling The Big Issue has boosted my income and my wellbeing
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Selling The Big Issue has boosted my income and my wellbeing

If we are going to build back better we need to think local
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If we are going to build back better we need to think local

Universal credit is a lifeline for the UK’s poorest children. Cutting it would be devastating
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Universal credit is a lifeline for the UK’s poorest children. Cutting it would be devastating

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How The Big Issue became an A-level set text

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The Big Issue at 30: Thirty years of changes… and one thing that’s stayed the same

The Big Issue is turning 30 but our work is far from done
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The Big Issue is turning 30 but our work is far from done

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Life as a debt advisor: Universal credit is the one constant struggle

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Where is the new tax revenue going? Maybe Dominic Cummings knows

The UK needs a common policy on refugees, not this shameful shambles
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The UK needs a common policy on refugees, not this shameful shambles

The Connor Brothers offer a fresh view of a better Britain
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The Connor Brothers offer a fresh view of a better Britain

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‘A library for homeless people can offer more than books, it’s a space to be’

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The Greens’ small step in Scotland could yet have a big say in the UK
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The Greens’ small step in Scotland could yet have a big say in the UK

Interpreting for asylum seekers is about more than translation
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Interpreting for asylum seekers is about more than translation

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Don’t be too cynical about Airbnb housing Afghan refugees. Just a bit cynical

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‘Detention centres destroy people’s mental health’

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How can a person be illegal?

We need to welcome refugees, not deter them
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We need to welcome refugees, not deter them

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Council tax valuations have been around since Chesney was No. 1

The problems with the Nationality and Borders Bill 
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The problems with the Nationality and Borders Bill 

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Life as a UK asylum seeker: ‘Will I ever really be safe?’

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How do we reach the anti-vaxxers?

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Why we need to change the narrative for social housing

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The climate emergency is here: We must make our housing policy greener too

My mum’s toughness helped me start The Big Issue
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My mum’s toughness helped me start The Big Issue

Those in so-called ‘dead-end jobs’ value their work – so should society
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Those in so-called ‘dead-end jobs’ value their work – so should society

Politicians continue to fail in the face of climate change
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Politicians continue to fail in the face of climate change

Amid competing voices, we need a calm leader in the Covid era
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Amid competing voices, we need a calm leader in the Covid era

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The calming secret of Microsoft Flight Simulator

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