Between the looming US election and Halloween, things have been getting a bit frightening on the covers of many of the world’s street papers this month.
The Curbside Chronicle and Real Change offered their readers voting guides, while The Big Issue Australia wept for a divided America. The Big Issue UK added (even more) horror to Trump, by giving him a They Live makeover.
In Chicago, 15,000 readers of StreetWise voted to crown Louis Hale their vendor of the year. Congratulation, Louis – looking great on the cover!
Speak Up reported from the heart of the protests that rocked their home city of Charlotte, North Carolina. Vendor Edward Smalls, who lost his own son to gun violence, spoke about aftermath of the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.
Slovakia’s Nota Bene had a celebratory birthday cover to mark their 15th year. L’Itinéraire asked what happens once former prisoners have been released – and how does Canada help them reintegrate with society?
Check out more global street paper covers here.