John Bird

John Bird: We look to Austen for escapism, not harsh realities
Opinion

John Bird: We look to Austen for escapism, not harsh realities

John Bird: My tiny leopard won’t change his spots. But we can
Opinion

John Bird: My tiny leopard won’t change his spots. But we can

John Bird: Forget noble, our low-paid just need decent wages
Opinion

John Bird: Forget noble, our low-paid just need decent wages

John Bird: We’re out. So now to think of the future
Opinion

John Bird: We’re out. So now to think of the future

John Bird: Don’t look up, it’s bad for business
Opinion

John Bird: Don’t look up, it’s bad for business

John Bird: The real story is how we plan for the future
Opinion

John Bird: The real story is how we plan for the future

John Bird: Vital, scruffy, conscious… how do you like your capitalism?
Opinion

John Bird: Vital, scruffy, conscious… how do you like your capitalism?

John Bird: It’s simple. Act today for tomorrow
Opinion

John Bird: It’s simple. Act today for tomorrow

John Bird: My mind’s clear. Next year we will fight on
Opinion

John Bird: My mind’s clear. Next year we will fight on

John Bird: How Gauguin left an indelible impression on me
Opinion

John Bird: How Gauguin left an indelible impression on me

John Bird: In the middle of the chaos, an oasis
Opinion

John Bird: In the middle of the chaos, an oasis

John Bird: Life literacy’s about making sure no one is left behind
Opinion

John Bird: Life literacy’s about making sure no one is left behind

John Bird: The future’s green. Come and join us
Opinion

John Bird: The future’s green. Come and join us

John Bird: Pick up the pace. This is the new politics
Opinion

John Bird: Pick up the pace. This is the new politics

John Bird: Just like in Wordsworth’s day, the wounds of poverty are open
Opinion

John Bird: Just like in Wordsworth’s day, the wounds of poverty are open

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

John Bird: Let’s rewrite the future with a Future Generations Bill
Politics

John Bird: Let’s rewrite the future with a Future Generations Bill

John Bird: Sorry John Donne, it looks like we’re all islands after all
Opinion

John Bird: Sorry John Donne, it looks like we’re all islands after all

John Bird: Compromise is no-one’s idea of destiny
Opinion

John Bird: Compromise is no-one’s idea of destiny

John Bird: The City of London is a stylish totem of European integration
Opinion

John Bird: The City of London is a stylish totem of European integration

John Bird: Another year, another chance to learn from history
Opinion

John Bird: Another year, another chance to learn from history

John Bird: Hey big spenders, try stopping poverty at source
Opinion

John Bird: Hey big spenders, try stopping poverty at source

John Bird: If we don’t find common ground, we face a fight to stop extremism
Opinion

John Bird: If we don’t find common ground, we face a fight to stop extremism

John Bird: If communities flourish today, the rest will fall into place
Opinion

John Bird: If communities flourish today, the rest will fall into place

John Bird: There’s always more to learn about being human
Opinion

John Bird: There’s always more to learn about being human

John Bird: Now the test. Will our new PM be one of history’s survivors?
Opinion

John Bird: Now the test. Will our new PM be one of history’s survivors?

John Bird: The future needs a giant leap of a different kind
Opinion

John Bird: The future needs a giant leap of a different kind

John Bird: Final chapter of Essex library campaign gives hope to all
Opinion

John Bird: Final chapter of Essex library campaign gives hope to all

John Bird: Krasner’s work helps us reframe our view of art
Opinion

John Bird: Krasner’s work helps us reframe our view of art

John Bird: Power is money. Spend it wisely
Opinion

John Bird: Power is money. Spend it wisely

John Bird: A future without poverty
Opinion

John Bird: A future without poverty

John Bird: When injustice boils my blood, it’s time let off steam
Opinion

John Bird: When injustice boils my blood, it’s time let off steam

John Bird: Let’s leave a legacy of libraries, not slums
Opinion

John Bird: Let’s leave a legacy of libraries, not slums

John Bird: The man who would be king, and me
Opinion

John Bird: The man who would be king, and me

John Bird: Laughter is a very serious business
Opinion

John Bird: Laughter is a very serious business

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