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The French Dispatch evokes the golden age of magazines – we’re ushering in a new era
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The French Dispatch evokes the golden age of magazines – we’re ushering in a new era

Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch pays tribute to the glory days of our trade. The Big Issue’s Breakthrough scheme shows we’re on the threshold of something new, writes editor Paul McNamee.

Building back better? Not for the working class
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Building back better? Not for the working class

Is the post-pandemic jobs market a recovering economy or an insecure one? Paddy Bettington of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) has his say.

Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme
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Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme

If the government wants to eliminate rough sleeping by 2024 it must build on the success of the Housing First pilots and roll out a national programme, writes Homeless Link’s Alex Smith.

World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up
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World Homeless Day: Hungary made homelessness illegal, so activists are stepping up

We’re counting the cost of failing to prepare for a post-Brexit world
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We’re counting the cost of failing to prepare for a post-Brexit world

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Soggy sandwiches, cold tea and sooty trains – the nostalgia of the old railways
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Soggy sandwiches, cold tea and sooty trains – the nostalgia of the old railways

Power for the people: It’s time to renationalise the UK energy system
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Power for the people: It’s time to renationalise the UK energy system

We should be focused on ending poverty, not the rowing royals
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We should be focused on ending poverty, not the rowing royals

If nothing else, this lockdown could be when we learn to sleep better
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If nothing else, this lockdown could be when we learn to sleep better

With an eye on the future our breakout will be stronger
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With an eye on the future our breakout will be stronger

Come with us into a better year
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Come with us into a better year

This year has shown us what’s important
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This year has shown us what’s important

Out with the old, in with the new
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Out with the old, in with the new

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Out of the darkness, music… and light
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Out of the darkness, music… and light

Let’s hope it’s not goodbye, just à bientôt
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Let’s hope it’s not goodbye, just à bientôt

Unfettered riches? That’s just bad business
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Unfettered riches? That’s just bad business

A shot of joy and a reason to be hopeful
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A shot of joy and a reason to be hopeful

A taxing question: How to balance the books and take on the big boys
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A taxing question: How to balance the books and take on the big boys

Let’s remember 2020 as the year of social kindness
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Let’s remember 2020 as the year of social kindness

A lost generation? I wouldn’t be so sure
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A lost generation? I wouldn’t be so sure

Alcohol Awareness Week: What is an addict anyway?
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Alcohol Awareness Week: What is an addict anyway?

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The days may draw darker but there is a new shot of hope
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The days may draw darker but there is a new shot of hope

The knife-edge US election should give us pause for thought
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The knife-edge US election should give us pause for thought

Unity will help us keep the wolf from the door
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Unity will help us keep the wolf from the door

Lockdown is looming again. So what can make us feel better?
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Lockdown is looming again. So what can make us feel better?

Feeding children is not about bowing to ‘virtue-signalling on Twitter’
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Feeding children is not about bowing to ‘virtue-signalling on Twitter’

Removing the props of our recovery from Covid-19 too soon would be a disaster
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Removing the props of our recovery from Covid-19 too soon would be a disaster

Unite and conquer: The difficult and essential path to national unity
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Unite and conquer: The difficult and essential path to national unity

It’s time to skill-up and invest to rebuild Britain for the future
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It’s time to skill-up and invest to rebuild Britain for the future

Good people (and good dogs) will help us stay positive
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Good people (and good dogs) will help us stay positive

As the days get darker, let the light in with a good book
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As the days get darker, let the light in with a good book

Think of the kids. Our response to Covid affects them too
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Think of the kids. Our response to Covid affects them too

Paul McNamee: Good things are there if we look for them
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Paul McNamee: Good things are there if we look for them