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Vendor Profile: James

Meet James, a Big Issue vendor in the ACT.

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29 January 2015 Author: Peter Ascot

Final Quick Fix: Adverse Advic...

After some controversy, The Big Issue Editor fired our audacious 'Agony Aunt' in her very own column.

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27 January 2015 Author: Sophie Quick

Ed#476: A Vendor Near You

At the launch of a new edition, our Associate Editor looks ahead to International Vendor Week, and why The Big Issue is a magazine like no other.

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23 January 2015 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Playing On

Jean McDougall is not your average 92-year-old. She has, in fact, just recorded her second album, 92 Not Out.

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21 January 2015 Author: Katherine Smyrk

The Rich and The Rest

An Oxfam report has shown that global inequality is only getting worse. Alan Attwood reflects on what this will mean for our society.

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20 January 2015 Author: Alan Attwood

Best Arts of 2014

We give our opinion on the most outstanding contributions to the arts from 2014 free from the gossip and scandal of Hollywood award ceremonies.

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13 January 2015 Author: Katherine Smyrk

Ed#475: Home Grounds, Home Cro...

Soccer, football, that game with a round ball. Whatever you call it, it's more popular than ever in Australia. But can our team stand and deliver?

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11 January 2015 Author: Alan Attwood

Ed#474: Out with 2014, Welcome...

A new year, a new Editorial! A Big Issue reflection on all that happened in 2014.

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26 December 2014 Author: Alan Attwood

From the Vault: Saigon Songs

In our current edition we explore pre-1975 Cambodian rock music. Vietnam, too, had a strong music scene interrupted by war, which we covered in Ed#431

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26 December 2014 Author: Sheila Pham

Best of 2014 Heartwarmers

Over 2014, readers shared stories & thoughts about vendors who've meant something to them. They make us feel warm & tingly, so we wanted to share.

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26 December 2014 Author: Katherine Smyrk