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Brassic FM: How 90s rave crackdowns foreshadowed attacks on our right to protest
Brassic FM - a DJ and a woman dancing
opinion

Brassic FM: How 90s rave crackdowns foreshadowed attacks on our right to protest

Our Growth Impact Fund is bringing social justice through opportunity
Jack from Neuropool, Lord Bird founder of the Big Issue, Ruth from DWRM. Image Credit - Sophie Okonkwo.
John Bird

Our Growth Impact Fund is bringing social justice through opportunity

Just 5% of people with a learning disability are employed. This woman is out to prove the world wrong
Aisha/ Learning disability
Learning disability week

Just 5% of people with a learning disability are employed. This woman is out to prove the world wrong

'We helped put the great back into Great Britain': Meet 97-year-old Windrush passenger Alford Gardner
Windrush

'We helped put the great back into Great Britain': Meet 97-year-old Windrush passenger Alford Gardner

This Strictly Come Dancing super-fan has big dreams and wants to bust myths about Down's syndrome
Dance/ Strictly
Learning Disability Week

This Strictly Come Dancing super-fan has big dreams and wants to bust myths about Down's syndrome

How to volunteer with the Big Issue
Big Issue frontline staff
Volunteering

How to volunteer with the Big Issue

Succession eats the rich. Is it time British shows did the same? 
Succession
Succession

Succession eats the rich. Is it time British shows did the same? 

How can you cope with money worries in the cost of living crisis? We asked experts at leading mental health charities
mental health/ cost of living crisis
Mental health

How can you cope with money worries in the cost of living crisis? We asked experts at leading mental health charities

Can Eurovision 2023 help Liverpool fight for a better future?
Liverpool Eurovision 2023
Eurovision 2023

Can Eurovision 2023 help Liverpool fight for a better future?

Tenants fight back against rising service charges
A tenant on a balcony
Housing

Tenants fight back against rising service charges

Popular Big Issue vendor seriously injured after being run over near his pitch
Big Issue vendor Vulusi Bolmadir
Our vendors

Popular Big Issue vendor seriously injured after being run over near his pitch

It's time universal credit is paid differently so women in a controlling relationship can leave their abuser
domestic abuse/ universal credit
Jess Southgate

It's time universal credit is paid differently so women in a controlling relationship can leave their abuser

Are we doomed to repeat the cost of living crisis? This archive film shows how little has changed in the UK
cost of living archive film
Cost of living crisis

Are we doomed to repeat the cost of living crisis? This archive film shows how little has changed in the UK

Random Acts of Kindness: 11 ways to give kindness without spending money
Random Acts of Kindness
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness: 11 ways to give kindness without spending money

The domestic violence charities supporting victims and survivors in the UK
Domestic violence

The domestic violence charities supporting victims and survivors in the UK

Police have no place in our schools
schools/ police/ child q
Dr Shabna Begum

Police have no place in our schools

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum
SOAS
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Equality
Nas Mohamed
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Equality

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us
The Tesla Bot
John Bird

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us

Food banks are at breaking point. We need to change the script.
A volunteer sorts food donations at a food bank
Food banks

Food banks are at breaking point. We need to change the script.