ISSUE 1345

LOVE: A Big Issue Compendium

Helsinki houses rough sleepers; Budapest bans them. But whose lead should Britain be following? Whatever the numbers tell you, rough sleeping remains a notoriously tough problem to tackle. We take a closer look in this week’s Big Issue.

PLUS

  • Could a misguided approach to slashing music teaching budgets have catastrophic consequences for our culture?
  • From the ‘dumping ground’ of a childhood in care to Hollywood, Samantha Morton writes a mighty Letter to my Younger Self.
  • And the incredible song of the world’s loneliest whale – still signing without friends to hear its song.

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