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Paul McNamee: Make sure your knowledge is on the money
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Paul McNamee: Make sure your knowledge is on the money

Paul McNamee: When the going gets tough, the crowd gets going
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Paul McNamee: When the going gets tough, the crowd gets going

Paul McNamee: Ignore key issues and they’ll bite us on the Brexit
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Paul McNamee: Ignore key issues and they’ll bite us on the Brexit

John Bird: Great ideas come when you’re away with the fairies
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John Bird: Great ideas come when you’re away with the fairies

John Bird: To save the world, we’ll need to transform trade
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John Bird: To save the world, we’ll need to transform trade

John Bird: Can I be frank? Probably not – it’s so easy to offend
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John Bird: Can I be frank? Probably not – it’s so easy to offend

Paul McNamee: Let’s join forces to make things better
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Paul McNamee: Let’s join forces to make things better

John Bird: Europe found peace after World War II – but can it do it again?
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John Bird: Europe found peace after World War II – but can it do it again?

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Paul McNamee: Time to value the innovators. Now more than ever
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Paul McNamee: Time to value the innovators. Now more than ever

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Paul McNamee: We’re all waiting for Brexit’s punchline

John Bird: Make the path to good pay fairer and we’ll destroy poverty
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John Bird: Make the path to good pay fairer and we’ll destroy poverty

John Bird: The best way to preserve the Welfare State is to reinvent it
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John Bird: The best way to preserve the Welfare State is to reinvent it

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Paul McNamee: Fizzy logic puts Brexit back in the spotlight

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Paul McNamee: It’s no crying shame to shed tears

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John Bird: It’ll take a Rolls-Royce service to write off poverty

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Paul McNamee: The truth is out there – you just have to look for it

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Meet the street paper seller who predicted Trump and toured the White House

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Paul McNamee: It’s time to challenge casual callousness

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Vicky Carroll: Staring at dystopia, the strength of young people is striking

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Paul McNamee: Let’s take back control of the streets

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John Bird: World history is the list of things we didn’t mean to happen

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Paul McNamee: Beating the sugar rush

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Paul McNamee: Celebrate your vendor’s forward-thinking

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Paul McNamee: This is why words matter

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Paul McNamee: The Big Issue is here while it has to be

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Paul McNamee: The border between past and present

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Paul McNamee: Listen to women. It’s the only way

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John Bird: We are truly in the lap of the human gods

Time for radical change on how we deal with homelessness
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Time for radical change on how we deal with homelessness

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Paul McNamee: Making a dog’s dinner of debate

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Paul McNamee: The robots leading us on a bargain hunt

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