John Bird

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

John Bird: We can’t wait, the time to plan tomorrow is now
Opinion

John Bird: We can’t wait, the time to plan tomorrow is now

John Bird: The Beatles were a unifying force – now all we need is each other
Opinion

John Bird: The Beatles were a unifying force – now all we need is each other

John Bird: We don’t all have music in us. But everyone has a social echo
Opinion

John Bird: We don’t all have music in us. But everyone has a social echo

John Bird: We look out for each other now. We must do so in future too
Opinion

John Bird: We look out for each other now. We must do so in future too

John Bird: Poetry or placards – we’ll keep our message out there
Opinion

John Bird: Poetry or placards – we’ll keep our message out there

John Bird: Let this crisis bring a change in how we fight poverty
Opinion

John Bird: Let this crisis bring a change in how we fight poverty

John Bird: We can survive this. But only with your help
Opinion

John Bird: We can survive this. But only with your help

A message from Big Issue founder John Bird
Opinion

A message from Big Issue founder John Bird

John Bird: Echoes from the past are all around us
Opinion

John Bird: Echoes from the past are all around us

John Bird: The answers lie in the ground beneath our feet
Opinion

John Bird: The answers lie in the ground beneath our feet

John Bird: It’s not rocket science, there’s a cost to cuts
Opinion

John Bird: It’s not rocket science, there’s a cost to cuts

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