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How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s
Activism

How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s

Big Issue seller Jimmy McMahon became an icon of the 2011 Occupy London protests. This is his story.

It’s been 10 years since the Occupy protests. What did they achieve?
Activism

It’s been 10 years since the Occupy protests. What did they achieve?

A decade on from the Occupy Wall Street and Occupy London protests, we look at what they achieved and how they laid the groundwork for Extinction Rebellion and Insulate Britain.

Exclusive: David Lloyd’s unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask
Art

Exclusive: David Lloyd’s unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask

The comic book artist has shared early illustrations of his Guy Fawkes mask with The Big Issue as we mark 10 years since the Occupy protests, for which it became a symbol.

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