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In Conversation with Mia Dyson...

Exploring music, homelessness and the support we all need with Mia Dyson. Extra bonus audio!

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17 December 2014 Author: Katherine Smyrk

Why Pets?

The Big Issue 2015 Calendar not only has the usual hilarious Andrew Weldon cartoons, it features vendors and loveable their pets. We explain why.

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15 December 2014 Author: Katherine Smyrk

Andrew Weldon: A Conversation

We get into the head of the man who has been making TBI readers laugh since 1998.

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9 December 2014 Author: Katherine Smyrk

Ed#473: Christmas Edition 2014

As December swings into full festivity, our Editor reflects on what Christmas means to people in The Big Issue community.

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8 December 2014 Author: Alan Attwood

Quick Fix: Karaoke Kool

It's December: a time for family, love and office Christmas parties. Quick Fix gives you some tips for keeping your cool while doing karaoke.

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8 December 2014 Author: Sophie Quick

Pushing the Boundary

A tribute to cricket and the joy it can bring to people of all walks of life.

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1 December 2014 Author: Fikret Pajalic

Ed#472: The Cisco Kid

Our Editor ponders the presence of Spanish-speaking actors on the screen, including a journey into past TV adventures.

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24 November 2014 Author: Alan Attwood

A Tale of Two Cities

The Great Divide: Reverend Alistair Macrae encounters people living where he works and, just a short walk away, people living it up.

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17 November 2014 Author: Reverend Alistair Macrae

The Great Divide: Hand To Mout...

With wealth inequality rapidly rising around the globe, Linda Tirado's stark depiction of poverty in a wealthy country is frightening, and important.

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13 November 2014 Author: Katherine Smyrk

Ed#471: Some are more equal th...

This is the third is our 'Great Divide' series. Unfortunately it's only become more vital to write about the ever-widening gulf between rich and poor.

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10 November 2014 Author: Alan Attwood