John Bird

After lockdown, the libraries of my life will be waiting
Opinion

After lockdown, the libraries of my life will be waiting

Social Echo… an idea that’s taking flight
Opinion

Social Echo… an idea that’s taking flight

Low wages are the bedrock of our housing woes
Opinion

Low wages are the bedrock of our housing woes

After 30 years, The Big Issue’s job has only just begun
Opinion

After 30 years, The Big Issue’s job has only just begun

In our 30 years we’ve built up a toolkit for change
Opinion

In our 30 years we’ve built up a toolkit for change

With an eye on the future our breakout will be stronger
Opinion

With an eye on the future our breakout will be stronger

Why it’s time for a law to protect our future generations
Opinion

Why it’s time for a law to protect our future generations

Out with the old, in with the new
Opinion

Out with the old, in with the new

Let’s hope it’s not goodbye, just à bientôt
Opinion

Let’s hope it’s not goodbye, just à bientôt

Unfettered riches? That’s just bad business
Opinion

Unfettered riches? That’s just bad business

Let’s remember 2020 as the year of social kindness
Opinion

Let’s remember 2020 as the year of social kindness

A lost generation? I wouldn’t be so sure
Opinion

A lost generation? I wouldn’t be so sure

Our big history of haves and have-nots
Opinion

Our big history of haves and have-nots

Unity will help us keep the wolf from the door
Opinion

Unity will help us keep the wolf from the door

Removing the props of our recovery from Covid-19 too soon would be a disaster
Opinion

Removing the props of our recovery from Covid-19 too soon would be a disaster

Why the banks are bankrupt of ideas
Opinion

Why the banks are bankrupt of ideas

It’s time to skill-up and invest to rebuild Britain for the future
Opinion

It’s time to skill-up and invest to rebuild Britain for the future

Think of the kids. Our response to Covid affects them too
Opinion

Think of the kids. Our response to Covid affects them too

John Bird: Skills are our ticket out of the low-wage economy
Opinion

John Bird: Skills are our ticket out of the low-wage economy

John Bird: Our prosperity’s teetering on the brink. We need to act now
Opinion

John Bird: Our prosperity’s teetering on the brink. We need to act now

John Bird: Like it or not, we have to help the government do its job
Opinion

John Bird: Like it or not, we have to help the government do its job

John Bird: In the face of Covid, we just have to play on
Opinion

John Bird: In the face of Covid, we just have to play on

John Bird: Unity in government – and an alliance on the streets
Opinion

John Bird: Unity in government – and an alliance on the streets

John Bird: We can’t rest until we prevent mass homelessness
Opinion

John Bird: We can’t rest until we prevent mass homelessness

John Bird: Some were already left behind. We can’t add to their number
Opinion

John Bird: Some were already left behind. We can’t add to their number

John Bird: Our challenge? To prevent a wave of post-Covid poverty
Opinion

John Bird: Our challenge? To prevent a wave of post-Covid poverty

John Bird: Extraordinary Tories for a new kind of crisis
Opinion

John Bird: Extraordinary Tories for a new kind of crisis

John Bird: A new broom for a very old service
Opinion

John Bird: A new broom for a very old service

John Bird: We can stop the looming crisis. But we’ll need to build alliances
Opinion

John Bird: We can stop the looming crisis. But we’ll need to build alliances

John Bird: A new freedom, and a new opportunity for change
Opinion

John Bird: A new freedom, and a new opportunity for change

John Bird: We don’t need our bloodthirsty past looking over our shoulder
Opinion

John Bird: We don’t need our bloodthirsty past looking over our shoulder

John Bird: Forget Cummings’ blurry vision, the looming crisis is plain to see
Opinion

John Bird: Forget Cummings’ blurry vision, the looming crisis is plain to see

John Bird: Let’s keep our communities alive for the people most in need
Opinion

John Bird: Let’s keep our communities alive for the people most in need

John Bird: Let’s bake the right ingredients for social justice
Opinion

John Bird: Let’s bake the right ingredients for social justice

John Bird: After Covid-19, our vision of a fairer society MUST be more than a fairytale
Opinion

John Bird: After Covid-19, our vision of a fairer society MUST be more than a fairytale