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Letters: The poll tax riots worked. It's time to re-harness the power of protest
Poll Tax protest in Trafalgar Square
Letters

Letters: The poll tax riots worked. It's time to re-harness the power of protest

Without The Body Shop, there'd have been no Big Issue
John Bird

Without The Body Shop, there'd have been no Big Issue

The government's short-term thinking around poverty is a costly mistake
Homeless tent
John Bird

The government's short-term thinking around poverty is a costly mistake

John Bird: Birthday reflections conjure hopeful feelings
John Bird

John Bird: Birthday reflections conjure hopeful feelings

To eliminate poverty, and all the problems it causes, we have to aim for the moon
The Beatles: Ringo, George, John and Paul in black and white
John Bird

To eliminate poverty, and all the problems it causes, we have to aim for the moon

How my pursuit for solutions to our social poverty problems took me to Lowestoft
John Bird and Peter Aldous visit a community in Lowestoft
John Bird

How my pursuit for solutions to our social poverty problems took me to Lowestoft

Lame Tories have failed us. Labour must plan to do better
Harold Macmillan at the 1957 Conservative Conference
John Bird

Lame Tories have failed us. Labour must plan to do better

Bad leadership is the greatest tragedy of human life. It's time to give the people a shot
A 19th century engraving of the entry of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s Grande Armée into Moscow in 1812
John Bird

Bad leadership is the greatest tragedy of human life. It's time to give the people a shot

King Charles III gives us food for thought on poverty
King Charles, John Bird and vendor Kelvin Gregory
John Bird

King Charles III gives us food for thought on poverty

Suella Braverman's asinine comments show how detached government is from reality 
John Bird discusses Suella Braverman’s comments on Good Morning Britain
John Bird

Suella Braverman's asinine comments show how detached government is from reality 

Our leaders don't have the political vision we so desperately need in a crisis
Tony Blair clapping and Gordon Brown waving
John Bird

Our leaders don't have the political vision we so desperately need in a crisis

Tories and Labour need to stop slinging mud and urgently commit to a new Ministry of Poverty
A blue and red manifesto
John Bird

Tories and Labour need to stop slinging mud and urgently commit to a new Ministry of Poverty

Looking back on the cycle of my life
A woman on an eBike
John Bird

Looking back on the cycle of my life

Big Issue founder Lord Bird shares his remarkable journey for wellbeing app Soaak
Lord John Bird
John Bird

Big Issue founder Lord Bird shares his remarkable journey for wellbeing app Soaak

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 
Harold Wilson
John Bird

Harold Wilson's failure to reform the country is why Keir Starmer needs to listen to history 

Revisiting old ground was a Klee-full experience
Paul Klee (1879-1940), whose art was highly influential in Cubism, Expressionism and Surrealism
John Bird

Revisiting old ground was a Klee-full experience

How efficiency can change your life 
Anita Roddick, John Bird, Shelter director Sheila McKechnie and Gordon Roddick reading copies of the first Big Issue
John Bird

How efficiency can change your life 

Oppenheimer is loud – but there are more potentially explosive biopics
Close up of Cillian Murphy in black and white
John Bird

Oppenheimer is loud – but there are more potentially explosive biopics

Should tenants get a share of the profits of their landlords' buy-to-let? Readers have their say
A model of a house and some keys, green and blue on a white background
Letters

Should tenants get a share of the profits of their landlords' buy-to-let? Readers have their say

Marxist take on Keats poetry opens up possibilities
Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse book cover
John Bird

Marxist take on Keats poetry opens up possibilities