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Wendy Oxenhorn on co-founding Street News and her life helping those living in homelessness and poverty

When Wendy Oxenhorn co-founded the world’s first street paper in New York City in 1989, she paved the way for a global movement that now spans 112 street papers in 35 countries. After Street News folded, Oxenhorn continued her quest to help those liv...

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Guitars for Good hits right note with music classes for vendor's kids in Cape TownBISA_Guitars 2

Children of Big Issue South Africa vendors are being treated to weekend music classes in the street paper’s offices in Cape Town, thanks to Guitars for Good. The project has been devised by local musicians and the social ente...


Bill Keller: “Our job as journalists is to hold the system accountable”SCN_Journalist 1

In 2014, American journalist Bill Keller called time on a 30-year career with the New York Times to start from scratch with The Marshall Project. His non-profit, independent start-up offers unbiased and critical reporting of ...


How a cartoon cat with a Pop-Tart body conquered the internet – one rainbow at a timeCurbside Chronicle_Nyan 2

When American illustrator Chris Torres first doodled a cartoon cat with a Pop-Tart body, flying through a starry sky and leaving a rainbow trail, he had no idea it would become a top internet meme and pop-culture sensation. W...


Special anniversary edition of L’Itinéraire is 100% vendors – literallyL'Itineraire_vendors 2

To celebrate its anniversary, Montreal street paper L’Itinéraire invited its talented vendors to take charge of the paper for a very special edition. As its name suggests, 100% Vendors is written and designed entirely by vend...