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‘Stop fossil fuels or get out our city’: Spoof ads in Liverpool target bank
Activism

‘Stop fossil fuels or get out our city’: Spoof ads in Liverpool target bank

Artists targeting Standard Chartered’s fossil fuels lending called their Liverpool Football Club sponsorship an “own goal for climate justice”

James Cromwell: ‘There’s no hope in the system, no hope for Mr Biden’
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James Cromwell: ‘There’s no hope in the system, no hope for Mr Biden’

He may be known as the farmer from Babe, but James Cromwell is an actor with a long history of activism. Until the system’s fixed, he says, we’ll keep making a pig’s ear of politics

Eddie Izzard: It’s time to make humanity great again
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Eddie Izzard: It’s time to make humanity great again

Like Churchill’s generation before us, we have been chosen to fight against the extreme right, comedian and activist Eddie Izzard told The Big Issue

2021: The stars look ahead to a better year
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2021: The stars look ahead to a better year

How do Big Issue sellers make money?
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How do Big Issue sellers make money?

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Take One Leave One scheme to support rough sleepers returns for third winter
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Take One Leave One scheme to support rough sleepers returns for third winter

Jon Bon Jovi is fighting poverty with the JBJ Soul Kitchen
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Jon Bon Jovi is fighting poverty with the JBJ Soul Kitchen

What should you do if you see a homeless person?
Activism

What should you do if you see a homeless person?

Helen Lewis: ‘Let’s keep reserving the right to be difficult’
Activism

Helen Lewis: ‘Let’s keep reserving the right to be difficult’

John Bird: Building a brighter future should be second nature to us
Opinion

John Bird: Building a brighter future should be second nature to us

Climate strikes just the start as pupils get lessons in protest and campaigns
Activism

Climate strikes just the start as pupils get lessons in protest and campaigns

Paul McNamee: Every story matters
Opinion

Paul McNamee: Every story matters

Do petitions actually effect real change?
Activism

Do petitions actually effect real change?

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Sadiq Khan gives UK’s first LGBTIQ shelter a new home in a fire station
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Sadiq Khan gives UK’s first LGBTIQ shelter a new home in a fire station

Paul McNamee: To improve child literacy, libraries are a shoo-in
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Paul McNamee: To improve child literacy, libraries are a shoo-in

Paul McNamee: You bring the ideas, we’ll stitch them together
Opinion

Paul McNamee: You bring the ideas, we’ll stitch them together

How can you help rough sleepers in cold weather?
Activism

How can you help rough sleepers in cold weather?

How community nurses are on the frontline against financial scammers
Opinion

How community nurses are on the frontline against financial scammers

Tyson Fury has pledged to help the homeless with Wilder fight money
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Tyson Fury has pledged to help the homeless with Wilder fight money

“World’s oldest rebel” Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95
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“World’s oldest rebel” Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95

The Big Issue is holding the UK’s first social trading conference
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The Big Issue is holding the UK’s first social trading conference

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Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw dons a tabard in Big Issue sell-off challenge
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Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw dons a tabard in Big Issue sell-off challenge

Toiletries Amnesty is getting home comforts to those without them
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Toiletries Amnesty is getting home comforts to those without them

Why do rough sleepers return to the streets?
Activism

Why do rough sleepers return to the streets?

How homelessness can be misrepresented in the media
Activism

How homelessness can be misrepresented in the media

How high-cost credit is keeping people in poverty
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How high-cost credit is keeping people in poverty

How does The Big Issue help the homeless?
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How does The Big Issue help the homeless?

Why does the UK have a housing crisis?
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Why does the UK have a housing crisis?

Here’s exactly how you can help Big Issue vendors
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Here’s exactly how you can help Big Issue vendors

Where does my money go when I buy The Big Issue?
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Where does my money go when I buy The Big Issue?

Labour’s Jess Phillips takes on Big Issue sell-off challenge
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Labour’s Jess Phillips takes on Big Issue sell-off challenge

Can you register with a GP if you’re homeless?
Activism

Can you register with a GP if you’re homeless?

A new investigation finds at least 78 homeless people died last winter
Activism

A new investigation finds at least 78 homeless people died last winter