Who are we without are trees?

Issue 1026

Who are we without are trees?

 As ash dieback and other diseases threaten Britain’s tree population, we consider the huge importance trees have on our cultural life, well-being and identity…

Also in this week’s Big Issue

The benefits, drawbacks and real costs of 4G

CSI creator Anthony Zuicker on the irresistible cunning of subliminal advertising

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda, our US election correspondent, on Obama’s victory

Charlotte Rampling wrestles with issues of love, ageing and Dirk Bogarde

John Bird on how corporate tax avoiders could fund the job market

Samira Ahmed assesses the price of progress

Plus, Sandi Toksvig, Halo 4’s executive producer Kiki Wolfkill, the week’s cultural highlights in your area, Street Lights, competitions, and much more!

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