Opinion

‘I want to teach my kids what my brother taught me’
Sam Delaney

‘I want to teach my kids what my brother taught me’

Funding cuts and midwife shortages puts babies and mothers at risk
Opinion

Funding cuts and midwife shortages puts babies and mothers at risk

Giving feels good, but nothing will ever change if we only offer help without opportunity
John Bird

Giving feels good, but nothing will ever change if we only offer help without opportunity

TV stars and footballers are fighting the good fight – but let’s not forget those less visible
Paul McNamee

TV stars and footballers are fighting the good fight – but let’s not forget those less visible

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example
Paddy Bettington

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example

The government’s new drugs strategy cannot win the ‘war on drugs’
Carla Denyer

The government’s new drugs strategy cannot win the ‘war on drugs’

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’
Opinion

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’

Don’t let media headlines blitz the decent side of human nature
Paul McNamee

Don’t let media headlines blitz the decent side of human nature

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A quarter of a million renters risk losing their homes – they need help, not judgement
Paul McNamee

A quarter of a million renters risk losing their homes – they need help, not judgement

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’
Sam Delaney

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons
Alba Kapoor

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons

Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too
Tufayel Ahmed

Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started
Paul McNamee

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started

How MPs’ work ethic can really help deal with our labour shortage
Opinion

How MPs’ work ethic can really help deal with our labour shortage

Robin Ince’s 100 bookshop tour: Trains, festivals and Dylan Thomas
Culture

Robin Ince’s 100 bookshop tour: Trains, festivals and Dylan Thomas

We need to plan for a green future or we risk being exposed
Paul McNamee

We need to plan for a green future or we risk being exposed

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It’s easy to set climate targets for a distant 2050 – but even tomorrow is too late
Grace Maddrell

It’s easy to set climate targets for a distant 2050 – but even tomorrow is too late

We need to address the ingredients that make-up homelessness
John Bird

We need to address the ingredients that make-up homelessness

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

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

Building back better? Not for the working class
Opinion

Building back better? Not for the working class

Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme
Opinion

Michael Gove must create a national Housing First programme

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

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
Opinion

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

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

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
Opinion

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

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

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

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

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

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

With an eye on the future our breakout will be stronger

Come with us into a better year
Opinion

Come with us into a better year

This year has shown us what’s important
Opinion

This year has shown us what’s important

Out with the old, in with the new
Opinion

Out with the old, in with the new

For The Big Issue, 2020 has been a year of goodwill like no other
Opinion

For The Big Issue, 2020 has been a year of goodwill like no other

Out of the darkness, music… and light
Opinion

Out of the darkness, music… and light

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