Opinion

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles
Opinion

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles

John Bird has seen a few historical, iconic events in Trafalgar Square, and wonders whether The Fourth Plinth should reflect them

Bloody Sunday: Why we need the human stories that history textbooks leave out
Julieann Campbell

Bloody Sunday: Why we need the human stories that history textbooks leave out

Author and poet Julieann Campbell’s book On Bloody Sunday features interviews with people who were there. She hopes it will address the misconceptions

Jeremy Hunt has shown our leaders are all out of ideas. Might be time to ask a chimp what to do
Paul McNamee

Jeremy Hunt has shown our leaders are all out of ideas. Might be time to ask a chimp what to do

This week the chancellor took to Instagram and Twitter to call for new policy ideas ahead of the spring budget. We’re now at the crowdsourcing stage of national governance, writes Big Issue editor Paul McNamee

Menopause policies would keep women in work. Why won’t the government listen?
Elizabeth Carr-Ellis

Menopause policies would keep women in work. Why won’t the government listen?

Giorgio Morandi: an Italian artist of understated brilliance
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Giorgio Morandi: an Italian artist of understated brilliance

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Selling off our NHS piece by piece
Your views

Selling off our NHS piece by piece

Artificial Intelligence is no match for the human heart
Opinion

Artificial Intelligence is no match for the human heart

The High Court ruling on legacy benefits is a bitter blow for disabled people
Disability rights

The High Court ruling on legacy benefits is a bitter blow for disabled people

I was born into poverty – and 77 years later we still haven’t solved it
Opinion

I was born into poverty – and 77 years later we still haven’t solved it

The UK needs a national energy advice service
Energy advice

The UK needs a national energy advice service

Police have no place in our schools
Dr Shabna Begum

Police have no place in our schools

Sam Delaney: ‘We always wanted a puppy… now it’s chaos’
pets

Sam Delaney: ‘We always wanted a puppy… now it’s chaos’

Even funding the NHS properly won’t solve all the problems caused by austerity
Jaimie Kaffash

Even funding the NHS properly won’t solve all the problems caused by austerity

Ulysses helps us realise poverty has been with us a long time
John Bird

Ulysses helps us realise poverty has been with us a long time

Why I spent the festive period giving food to people living on the streets of Manchester
John Junior

Why I spent the festive period giving food to people living on the streets of Manchester

Let’s not get distracted by Rishi Sunak’s rabbit
Paul McNamee

Let’s not get distracted by Rishi Sunak’s rabbit

Rishi Sunak’s answer to the NHS crisis, sky-high energy bills and widespread strikes? More maths!
Rose Morelli

Rishi Sunak’s answer to the NHS crisis, sky-high energy bills and widespread strikes? More maths!

It’s time the government stepped up to help disabled people in the cost of living crisis
Disability rights

It’s time the government stepped up to help disabled people in the cost of living crisis

As more children wait for mental health treatment, we need to remember teachers are not social workers
Louisa Rose

As more children wait for mental health treatment, we need to remember teachers are not social workers

Gordon Brown: Universal Credit doesn’t add up
Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown: Universal Credit doesn’t add up

Austerity has its own life – here’s how it lives on in future generations
Sarah Marie Hall

Austerity has its own life – here’s how it lives on in future generations

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2023 is a crucial year for Northern Ireland’s future
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2023 is a crucial year for Northern Ireland’s future

Strikes will have a seismic impact for UK workers in 2023
James Meadway

Strikes will have a seismic impact for UK workers in 2023

We have the power to end homelessness if we think creatively
Greg Hurst

We have the power to end homelessness if we think creatively

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us
Opinion

AI might show the way, but only humanity can save us