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Bowie thrived on chaos, but this government’s mess is something else
Opinion

Bowie thrived on chaos, but this government’s mess is something else

The financial recklessness of Truss’s newly hatched administration has unsettled us all and left the country on the brink of ruin. As long as the nightmare continues, Big Issue is here to help

Will Keir Starmer lead Labour back into government? The view from the party conference in Liverpool
Labour Party Conference

Will Keir Starmer lead Labour back into government? The view from the party conference in Liverpool

Keir Starmer’s poll ratings are positive but the most likely outcome at the next election is a hung parliament. So could he be the next PM?

As an era closes, what now for the future of Britain?
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As an era closes, what now for the future of Britain?

Listening to the Queen’s funeral took John Bird on a trip down memory lane, where he reflected on our uncertain times and the need for a steady hand to guide us

Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?
Paul McNamee

Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?

Robin Ince on tour: Edmonton’s ‘deep history resonates in the present’
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Robin Ince on tour: Edmonton’s ‘deep history resonates in the present’

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Rachel Parris: ‘Trump and Johnson are gone but the joke’s still on us’
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Rachel Parris: ‘Trump and Johnson are gone but the joke’s still on us’

My Victorian grandmother, who never stopped mourning the Queen
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My Victorian grandmother, who never stopped mourning the Queen

The energy bills crisis is threatening live music venues. They need support now
Phil Ryan

The energy bills crisis is threatening live music venues. They need support now

First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot
Paul McNamee

First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot

I’m in north Wales, on the fantasy beach holiday of my childhood
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I’m in north Wales, on the fantasy beach holiday of my childhood

We can’t afford for Truss to be conservative in her outlook
Opinion

We can’t afford for Truss to be conservative in her outlook

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some
Paul McNamee

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some

Prime minister, here’s how much it will cost to save the country this winter
Richard Murphy

Prime minister, here’s how much it will cost to save the country this winter

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Britain needs to do more to bring war criminals to justice
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Britain needs to do more to bring war criminals to justice

National Food Bank Day: ‘Our greatest wish is for our help not to be needed’
National Food Bank Day

National Food Bank Day: ‘Our greatest wish is for our help not to be needed’

More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues
John Bird

More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues

Robin Ince: How to cure hiccups in Salt Lake City
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Robin Ince: How to cure hiccups in Salt Lake City

A general strike now feels inevitable
Paul McNamee

A general strike now feels inevitable

What Lenin got right about capitalism
Opinion

What Lenin got right about capitalism

Sam Delaney: ‘It’s really unsettling watching Liz Truss hurtle towards Downing Street’
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Sam Delaney: ‘It’s really unsettling watching Liz Truss hurtle towards Downing Street’

No more distractions: The next prime minister must tackle the childcare crisis
Megan Jarvie

No more distractions: The next prime minister must tackle the childcare crisis

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We can make our streets greener, happier and safer. This is how
Jon Burke

We can make our streets greener, happier and safer. This is how

The Secret Civil Servant: We come up with solutions and ministers ignore them
The Secret Civil Servant

The Secret Civil Servant: We come up with solutions and ministers ignore them

In a tent in Devon, having a field day
John Bird

In a tent in Devon, having a field day

Afghan refugees have the right to a warm welcome
Enver Solomon

Afghan refugees have the right to a warm welcome

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