Sam Fender

Issue 1498

Sam Fender

Working class hero

Successful beyond his wildest dreams, Britain’s brightest pop star Sam Fender is using his platform to speak out against the poverty his whole life.

Climate storyteller

We meet a man with a unique job – Sweden’s push for carbon neutrality led them to hire a Chief Storyteller who understands that it’s more than just stark facts needed to change people’s attitudes.

Also inside

  • A foodbank map, look at the four-day week and The Big Issue’s surprise appearance on The Masked Singer, plus more news, views and miscellany in The Dispatch
  • This week’s Letter To My Younger Self is Russell Watson who reflects on his fortuitous break and overcoming PTSD after serious illness
  • Dance your cares away as we meet some of the puppeteers from Fraggle Rock, including Dave ‘the Great Gonzo’ Goelz
  • As the world warms, trees are on the move, which has consequences for all life on the planet
  • And Steve in Nottingham tells us about the first customer who ever bought a magazine from him, and still buys every week

Plus much more!