Within the next 20 years, it is likely that humans will set foot on Mars. And many are fighting to be those humans.

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18 July 2019 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

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

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

Far From Home

Over the years our Biggest Issue has been homelessness. Now we’re taking an even more concrete approach to addressing this problem.

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2 June 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Editorial: Transitional Times

Eschewing the one-size-fits all boxes of gender and sexuality, Melissa Cranenburgh gives thought to the LGBTI's increasingly visible presence.

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20 May 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Editorial: Hair and There

Melissa Cranenburgh reflects on those sunny individuals blessed with the redhead gene.

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6 May 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Editorial: Shifting Climate

Melissa Cranenburgh reflects on the cosmic significance of our carbon footprint.

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28 April 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Sound Waves

Melissa Cranenburgh removes her headphones to explain the power of the podcast.

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22 April 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Send Us Your Stories

Entries are now open for The Big Issue Fiction Edition 2016!

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22 March 2016 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh

Editorial: The Long Road Home

We may feel smug about our supposed ‘welfare state’ approach to some issues, but we are lagging badly when it comes to affordable housing.

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29 October 2015 Author: Melissa Cranenburgh