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Playing with Fire

Misogyny in gaming is so prevalent that Leena van Deventer and Dan Golding wrote a book about it. But, despite it all, women keep on playing.

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21 July 2016 Author: Leena van Deventer and Dan Golding

Sweet and Sour

Everyone has gone Pokemon Go crazy. Amy Hetherington, our new editor, takes a look at Pikachu and the world of gaming.

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13 July 2016 Author: Amy Hetherington

Your Biggest Fan

The internet has empowered a force of both good and evil: fandom.

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8 July 2016 Author: Dave Crewe

Editorial: Same, Same…But Diff...

The Ghostbusters are back. Melissa Cranenburgh endures endless repeats of Ray Parker Jnr's retro hit while taking a look at the upcoming reboot.

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28 June 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

A Place to Lay Your Head

Utah recently achieved the seemingly impossible: housing nearly all of its chronically homeless. We went to Salt Lake City to take a look.

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21 June 2016 Author: Sophie Quick

Editorial: Dear Dahl

Roald Dahl isn't just for kiddles. Melissa Cranenburgh looks at the enduring appeal of the BFGs whoopsy-splunkers world.

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16 June 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Street Ink

Over the years, the pages of this magazine have held the words of numerous vendors – sharing wins, meaningful moments and small pieces of themselves.

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14 June 2016 Author: Big Issue Vendors

Words From the Streets

In honour of our 20th Birthday celebrations, we bring you some words from years of the Streetsheet section.

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9 June 2016 Author: 

Editorial: Twenty…and Still Gr...

It's our 20th birthday! We look back on 20 big years of The Big Issue.

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3 June 2016 Author: Sonya Clancy and Steven Persson

The Italics Issue

An introduction to a very special edition.

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2 June 2016 Author: Alan Attwood