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The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs
Music

The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs

The national broadcaster holds a priceless permanent record of 100 years of Britain’s history, art and culture. It’s an archive like no other that must be preserved for every generation

PIP assessments are no laughing matter. Or are they?
Theatre

PIP assessments are no laughing matter. Or are they?

PIP assessments cause anxiety for disabled people. So how did Birds of Paradise Theatre Company find dark humour in the process?

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

Music venues will close and thousands of musicians will be out of work if the government’s support for businesses doesn’t go far enough, writes former deputy editor of the Big Issue Phil Ryan

Stone Club: The most literal rock tour you’ll ever see
Music

Stone Club: The most literal rock tour you’ll ever see

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

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The Atlas of Vanishing Places records a world whose wonders are at risk
Environment

The Atlas of Vanishing Places records a world whose wonders are at risk

A general strike now feels inevitable
Paul McNamee

A general strike now feels inevitable

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts
Music

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts

Elvis set the world on fire – now we need to turn the heat down and address the climate crisis
society

Elvis set the world on fire – now we need to turn the heat down and address the climate crisis

The Uber files: leaked documents reveal a strategy of chaos – has anything changed?
Jimena Valdez

The Uber files: leaked documents reveal a strategy of chaos – has anything changed?

Ukraine: Survey shows British people, and especially Tory voters, feel very differently about some refugees than others
Ukraine

Ukraine: Survey shows British people, and especially Tory voters, feel very differently about some refugees than others

The loss of humanities courses like English literature will leave education in a poorer place
Paul McNamee

The loss of humanities courses like English literature will leave education in a poorer place

Roe v Wade: men benefit from abortion rights too – and should speak about them more
Abortion rights

Roe v Wade: men benefit from abortion rights too – and should speak about them more

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Rail strikes signal a growing roar of discontent our government won’t be able to silence
Paul McNamee

Rail strikes signal a growing roar of discontent our government won’t be able to silence

‘A landmark moment’: Arthur Hughes on being the first disabled actor to play Richard III at the RSC
Theatre

‘A landmark moment’: Arthur Hughes on being the first disabled actor to play Richard III at the RSC

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself
Human rights

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself

The Lost Girls: ‘This movie represents my own process of growing up’
Film

The Lost Girls: ‘This movie represents my own process of growing up’

The relief of adult ADHD recognition
Robin Ince

The relief of adult ADHD recognition

50 years of Pride: Why this year’s milestone is bittersweet for LGBTQ+ people
Marcus Wratten

50 years of Pride: Why this year’s milestone is bittersweet for LGBTQ+ people

‘The epidemic here isn’t Covid, the epidemic is poverty’: The future of mutual aid in Food Bank Britain
Mutual aid

‘The epidemic here isn’t Covid, the epidemic is poverty’: The future of mutual aid in Food Bank Britain

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Wagatha Christie show our appetite for gossip will never be sated
James McMahon

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Wagatha Christie show our appetite for gossip will never be sated

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Maybe Liverpool fans wouldn’t boo the national anthem if there was a level playing field
Paul McNamee

Maybe Liverpool fans wouldn’t boo the national anthem if there was a level playing field

Poverty is being normalised. We can’t keep depending on good people to fix it. The government must act
Paul McNamee

Poverty is being normalised. We can’t keep depending on good people to fix it. The government must act

The steps we can all take towards a deeper understanding
Paul McNamee

The steps we can all take towards a deeper understanding

OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.
Mental health

OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.

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