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ProHelps The Homeless

ConsA Fair Bit Of Advertising

Most people living in one of the large Cities of the UK will have a little knowledge of what the Big Issue Magazine is since they will have undoubtedly seen it being sold on the streets of their City. Many people will know a little about the concept behind the Magazine and a few people will part...

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“What is the Big Issue?”

published 22/11/2006

ProExtra money for those who need it most and not alo...

ConsAdvertising, the whole debate around unemployment ...

The basic idea of the Big Issue is to support homeless people and allow them to help themselves in small ways - such as selling a magazine. Many people - particularly if you live in a city -will have seen people standing on street corners selling the Big Issue...and many of those will have looked...

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ProHelp the homless

ConsHelp the homeless stay homless

Ian Tomlinson, the middle-aged guy who died after being whacked with a trunction at the May Day marches in London, was a chronic alcoholic and earlier in the same day had blocked and then kicked a police van in his drunken state. Mr Tomlinson was staying at a bail hostel in London and was...

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“~ * Here's The Issue * ~”

published 26/12/2015

Prowell written

Consfound it a bit boring

Being a huge magazine reader, I had always wondered what The Big Issue magazine was like, however I had never plucked up the courage to buy one. On Christmas Eve, I was doing a last minute dash round Marks and Spencer’s when I noticed a lady outside the door selling The Big Issue. As it was...

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Excellent

Proinformative and support for those less fortunate

ConsNone

I have been buying Big Issue for about a decade now, having first been introduced to it while living in London. Before talking about content, let me explain how the publication helps the homeless. The Big Issue is an international publication which gives people facing homelessness the opportunity...

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ProGood quality of writing

ConsNeed to pass by a seller

This is a magazine that is sold by the homeless and the idea is that rather than begging it gives them the ability to earn money from a legitimate source and hopefully provide an escape route away from living on the streets or hostels and to get back to leading what most of society would term a...

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Product Information : The Big Issue Magazine

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Listed on Ciao since: 12/06/2006