The Big Issue – August 05, 2019

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WHYAREN’TTHE
GOVERNMENT
TACKLINGHOLIDAY
HUNGER?
TakingtheToriestotaskontheir
reactiontothecrisis– andhighlighting
thecommunitygroups who are making
a difference

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FACT/FICTION
Doesaneveningglassofredwine
really relieve stress and anxiety?

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JOHNBIRD
ThesandycoastofnorthernFranceis
the perfect place to reflect and recharge

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CHANGEMAKER
FergusMooreandScottKennedyhave
turnedthenation’slovefor coffee into a
sustainable sensation

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LETTERTOMY
YOUNGERSELF
KasabiantunesmithSergePizzorno
on glory, grief and going it alone

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STACEYDOOLEY
WinningStrictlymadeheratabloid
fixture–butit’sherhard-hitting
documentaries that fuel her fire

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FILM
TacklingracisminThatcher’s
Britain–withalittlehelp from
Bruce Springsteen

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Cover Image: Robert Wilson
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