Activism

Liz Carr: 'I was told all the time I wouldn't live to be old – and I believed it'
Liz Carr
Letter To My Younger Self

Liz Carr: 'I was told all the time I wouldn't live to be old – and I believed it'

Illness gave her the toughest of starts, but the actor and activist found her calling after a lightbulb moment changed her life
Actor Liz Carr says it hurts to hear her younger self 'wanted to die'
Liz Carr
Disability rights

Actor Liz Carr says it hurts to hear her younger self 'wanted to die'

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise
Activism

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise

Grand National: Animal rights activists claim 'tweaks' to 'cruel' horse race don't go far enough
Animal rights

Grand National: Animal rights activists claim 'tweaks' to 'cruel' horse race don't go far enough

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis
Mother's Day

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis

'He's like a caged animal in the flat': Meet the parents fighting for an adult social care revolution
Parents and children take part in a sensory parachute exercise at Linden Farm
Social care

'He's like a caged animal in the flat': Meet the parents fighting for an adult social care revolution

Vagina Museum: We need to smash taboos around menopause – the stigma has gone on too long
menopause/ pussy power
Zoe Williams

Vagina Museum: We need to smash taboos around menopause – the stigma has gone on too long

Why have we fallen out of love with Greta Thunberg? It's because she's hitting the system where it hurts
Nadeine Asbali

Why have we fallen out of love with Greta Thunberg? It's because she's hitting the system where it hurts

'We can 100% end homelessness': Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker's rousing call to action
Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son
Film

'We can 100% end homelessness': Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son filmmaker's rousing call to action

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Media and campaigns
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Media and campaigns

Introducing the Big Issue 100 Changemakers of 2024
Changemakers 2024

Introducing the Big Issue 100 Changemakers of 2024

Everything you need to know about UK's shameful Post Office scandal
Post Office scandal has seen some have their convictions overturned. Image credit: Sludge G / Flickr
Post Office scandal

Everything you need to know about UK's shameful Post Office scandal

Read prison letters of Just Stop Oil activists jailed for QE2 bridge protest: 'UK cannot imprison its way out of climate crisis'
Activism

Read prison letters of Just Stop Oil activists jailed for QE2 bridge protest: 'UK cannot imprison its way out of climate crisis'

TUC chief Paul Nowak on activism, cost of living crisis and what's next for UK's workforce
Paul Nowak
Activism

TUC chief Paul Nowak on activism, cost of living crisis and what's next for UK's workforce

Carib Eats: Meet the grassroots group helping the needy with Caribbean food and community
carib eats
Cost of living crisis

Carib Eats: Meet the grassroots group helping the needy with Caribbean food and community

How protest fashion became this year's hottest Christmas gift
Activism

How protest fashion became this year's hottest Christmas gift

Museum of Austerity: The mixed reality exhibition giving a voice to victims of benefit cuts
Art

Museum of Austerity: The mixed reality exhibition giving a voice to victims of benefit cuts

'Activism and organising is kinda sexy!': Colman Domingo on Rustin, Oscar buzz and the Obamas
Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in Netflix film Rustin
Film

'Activism and organising is kinda sexy!': Colman Domingo on Rustin, Oscar buzz and the Obamas

Migrants may be forced into destitution as UK hikes visa renewal fees amid cost of living
Immigration

Migrants may be forced into destitution as UK hikes visa renewal fees amid cost of living

Inside the grassroots music venue where Oasis, Pulp and Ed Sheeran cut their teeth
Robert Smith of The Cure, Ed Sheeran and Morrissey leading The Smiths on stage in Moles, Bath
Venue Watch

Inside the grassroots music venue where Oasis, Pulp and Ed Sheeran cut their teeth

Chris Packham: Is it Time To Break The Law? is a vital, soul-searching documentary on activism
Chris Packham
TV

Chris Packham: Is it Time To Break The Law? is a vital, soul-searching documentary on activism

Life was tough for the young Jax Jones. Then he found music
Jax Jones
opinion

Life was tough for the young Jax Jones. Then he found music

Housing Rebellion: Extinction Rebellion group says tackling housing crisis could save the planet
Housing Rebellion want to tackle the housing crisis and climate crisis
Protest

Housing Rebellion: Extinction Rebellion group says tackling housing crisis could save the planet

People with assistance dogs are being illegally discriminated against when trying to find a home
Kitto Haywood and Starry, their assistance dog
Housing

People with assistance dogs are being illegally discriminated against when trying to find a home

'Artist, iconoclast, anarchist, punk, hippie, rebel and romantic': A personal tribute to Jamie Reid
Jamie Reid
In memoriam

'Artist, iconoclast, anarchist, punk, hippie, rebel and romantic': A personal tribute to Jamie Reid