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‘We just don’t want Europe to leave us in this terrible situation’: The view from the ground in Ukraine
Ukraine Invasion

‘We just don’t want Europe to leave us in this terrible situation’: The view from the ground in Ukraine

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine rages on, an aid worker at the organisation Narodna Dopomoha, based in the western city of Chernivtsi, tells The Big Issue how it is affecting people on the frontline.

Street papers unite in solidarity and support of those fleeing Ukraine after invasion
Russia-Ukraine

Street papers unite in solidarity and support of those fleeing Ukraine after invasion

Street papers in Eastern Europe and around the world are standing in solidarity with the Ukrainian people.

US vendors return: ‘Staying home was very hard because I’m alone’
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US vendors return: ‘Staying home was very hard because I’m alone’

Seattle was one of the first cities in the US to be affected by Covid-19 back in February. After a long lockdown, vendors of the city’s street paper, Real Change, are back. They tell the stories of their return to the streets

“Patricia Merkin will be missed by many, not least the poorest in Argentina.”
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“Patricia Merkin will be missed by many, not least the poorest in Argentina.”

What Germany’s loosening Covid-19 lockdown means for a street paper
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What Germany’s loosening Covid-19 lockdown means for a street paper

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How the world’s homeless population is facing Covid-19
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How the world’s homeless population is facing Covid-19

INSP’s Global Street Paper Summit in Milan has been postponed
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INSP’s Global Street Paper Summit in Milan has been postponed

Selling The Big Issue in the path of Australia’s devastating wildfires
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Selling The Big Issue in the path of Australia’s devastating wildfires

Mexican street paper showcases first English edition in London
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Mexican street paper showcases first English edition in London

John Bird: From mighty oaks, life-saving street papers grow
Opinion

John Bird: From mighty oaks, life-saving street papers grow

Big Issue South Africa: The reality of life on the streets
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Big Issue South Africa: The reality of life on the streets

Frank Turner to play exclusive street paper gig in Manchester
Music

Frank Turner to play exclusive street paper gig in Manchester

Tributes for US street paper pioneer Raven Canon
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Tributes for US street paper pioneer Raven Canon

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Greek debt crisis: How street paper Shedia is healing a broken nation
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Greek debt crisis: How street paper Shedia is healing a broken nation