Social activism

These people are ‘levelling up’ their area by renovating derelict homes and renting them out on the cheap
Community activism

These people are ‘levelling up’ their area by renovating derelict homes and renting them out on the cheap

Community group East Marsh United have already renovated three homes and rented them out to families at social rents. They now wants to raise £500,000 to do up 10 more homes and boost the struggling Grimsby suburb.

People are leaving fake Google reviews to tell Russians what’s really happening in Ukraine
Ukraine Invasion

People are leaving fake Google reviews to tell Russians what’s really happening in Ukraine

As the invasion of Ukraine continues, people across the globe are participating in an online ‘hack’ to get the truth to Russian citizens.

Trans rights charities call for ‘concrete action’ after MPs debate Gender Recognition Act reform
LGBTQ+

Trans rights charities call for ‘concrete action’ after MPs debate Gender Recognition Act reform

Politicians were praised for supporting trans rights in a Commons debate, but campaigners say they want to see meaningful action.

UK charities maintained or increased income during pandemic
Activism

UK charities maintained or increased income during pandemic

Meet Ethical Unicorn, the Instagram activist making waves about climate change
Influencers

Meet Ethical Unicorn, the Instagram activist making waves about climate change

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Sex workers reveal the shocking things police say when they report violence and harassment
Social Justice

Sex workers reveal the shocking things police say when they report violence and harassment

What happened when Sam Fender helped out at his local foodbank?
Music

What happened when Sam Fender helped out at his local foodbank?

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

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?

‘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

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

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

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

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

2021: The stars look ahead to a better year
Activism

2021: The stars look ahead to a better year

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

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

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

Jon Bon Jovi is fighting poverty with the JBJ Soul Kitchen

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?

Paul McNamee: The Arches cash grab is a scandal. We won’t keep quiet
Opinion

Paul McNamee: The Arches cash grab is a scandal. We won’t keep quiet

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

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
Activism

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

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

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

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

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

Paul McNamee: Time to follow the northern lights
Opinion

Paul McNamee: Time to follow the northern lights

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

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

Toiletries Amnesty is getting home comforts to those without them
Activism

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

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