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Cross Atlantic: Dave and Raelene compare street vendors’ lives in the UK and US

Dave sells Big Issue North in Altrincham, near Manchester. Raelene sells the Denver Voice in Boulder, Colorado in the US. In a Skype conversation to mark #VendorWeek, they compared notes about their lives, interests and what it’s like to be a street paper vendor on either side of the Atlantic.

Dutch Queen Máxima tells vendor she’s a street paper fan

Dutch Queen Máxima revealed her top-notch reading taste in an exclusive interview with Straatjournaal vendor Evert van den Brink.

“Justice starts at the street corner”: Making a Murderer’s Dean Strang and Jerry Buting

Dean Strang and Jerry Buting became stars for their unrelenting pursuit of justice in the Netflix series Making a Murderer. They tell us why criminal justice starts with social justice.

Opening the eyes of the world: photojournalist Yannis Behrakis

Yannis Behrakis led the Reuters team that won a Pulitzer this year for its coverage of the Greek refugee crisis. “I want to be the eyes of the world in these places,” he says, “so that nobody can say, ‘I had no idea’.”

“How do you plan to work with homeless people?” Canadian vendors grill Victoria Mayor

In a challenging and revealing interview with Megaphone vendors, Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps pledges to balance the voices of homeless people with property developers – and discloses her favourite way to relax.