John Bird

John Bird: After the election we must make poverty prevention a reality
Opinion

John Bird: After the election we must make poverty prevention a reality

John Bird: Manchester attack shows the dark side of our super-connected world
Opinion

John Bird: Manchester attack shows the dark side of our super-connected world

John Bird: The death of Ian Brady shows that progress is a complex journey
Opinion

John Bird: The death of Ian Brady shows that progress is a complex journey

John Bird: Far from the election madness, a day with Ned Kelly
Opinion

John Bird: Far from the election madness, a day with Ned Kelly

John Bird: Old clothes, old music, old ideas. At least consumerism moves on
Opinion

John Bird: Old clothes, old music, old ideas. At least consumerism moves on

John Bird: My brother’s short life is a lesson in prevention
Opinion

John Bird: My brother’s short life is a lesson in prevention

John Bird: Stepping back in time made me see modern Britain’s not so bad
Opinion

John Bird: Stepping back in time made me see modern Britain’s not so bad

John Bird: Any cry to slow London’s pace of change has fallen on deaf ears
Opinion

John Bird: Any cry to slow London’s pace of change has fallen on deaf ears

John Bird: Marylebone’s wealth is obscuring the diversity of its past
Opinion

John Bird: Marylebone’s wealth is obscuring the diversity of its past

John Bird: Westminster attack shows prevention is key
Opinion

John Bird: Westminster attack shows prevention is key

John Bird: Times change but the laws of the market never will
Opinion

John Bird: Times change but the laws of the market never will

John Bird: Even for me, A Street Cat Named Bob was an eye-opener
Opinion

John Bird: Even for me, A Street Cat Named Bob was an eye-opener

John Bird: Drawing a line in the sand after the politics of neglect
Politics

John Bird: Drawing a line in the sand after the politics of neglect

John Bird: This could be the law that changes everything
Opinion

John Bird: This could be the law that changes everything

John Bird: So we ditch Brexit. But what then?
Opinion

John Bird: So we ditch Brexit. But what then?

John Bird: Time for some new progressives to ride into the frame
Opinion

John Bird: Time for some new progressives to ride into the frame

John Bird: By coming to The Big Issue George Michael befriended the neglected
Opinion

John Bird: By coming to The Big Issue George Michael befriended the neglected

Merry Christmas! Here’s to the next year helping the homeless help themselves
Opinion

Merry Christmas! Here’s to the next year helping the homeless help themselves

John Bird: For 25 years The Big Issue has offered a hand up. We will not stop
Opinion

John Bird: For 25 years The Big Issue has offered a hand up. We will not stop

John Bird: The truths we decide we want to hear
Opinion

John Bird: The truths we decide we want to hear

John Bird: We can’t keep dodging the immigration debate
Opinion

John Bird: We can’t keep dodging the immigration debate

John Bird on Brexit: You say you want a revolution? Now’s your chance!
Politics

John Bird on Brexit: You say you want a revolution? Now’s your chance!

John Bird: What now, after Brexit? We continue to provide a hand up
Opinion

John Bird: What now, after Brexit? We continue to provide a hand up

John Bird on Brexit: Voting is not enough – it’s time to get involved
Opinion

John Bird on Brexit: Voting is not enough – it’s time to get involved

John Bird on poverty: Teach a man to fish…
Opinion

John Bird on poverty: Teach a man to fish…

John Bird on PTSD: When we ignore trauma we light the touch paper
Opinion

John Bird on PTSD: When we ignore trauma we light the touch paper

John Bird: Poor or in poverty? The difference is opportunity
Opinion

John Bird: Poor or in poverty? The difference is opportunity

John Bird: Without support it’s a lonely path to mental well-being
Opinion

John Bird: Without support it’s a lonely path to mental well-being

Britain’s housing crisis – stealing from the poor to give to the rich
Opinion

Britain’s housing crisis – stealing from the poor to give to the rich

John Bird: Famous, Rich and Homeless put the spotlight on a growing crisis
Opinion

John Bird: Famous, Rich and Homeless put the spotlight on a growing crisis

John Bird: Junior doctors’ dispute must be resolved for patient safety
Opinion

John Bird: Junior doctors’ dispute must be resolved for patient safety

John Bird on Erwin James: Redemption, as it should be done
Opinion

John Bird on Erwin James: Redemption, as it should be done

John Bird: Offering a hand up may be the best thing you do today
Opinion

John Bird: Offering a hand up may be the best thing you do today

John Bird: Tax credits as welfare? Not for my money
Opinion

John Bird: Tax credits as welfare? Not for my money

John Bird: I’ll use my time in parliament to tackle the prevention of poverty
Opinion

John Bird: I’ll use my time in parliament to tackle the prevention of poverty