First off, you may be asking,”What is ‘The Big Issue’?” It all started in England and served as a means for the homeless to make income selling magazines. Here’s a short clip to introduce you to the concept:
Credit: The Big Issue
These magazines are being sold all over the Seoul Metropolitan Area and the photo below was taken of a homeless man who was featured in a documentary three days ago in Korea. He is selling The Big Issue at Gangnam subway station which has many exits and other homeless vendors selling this magazine. One of the prizes at the Airen group viewing for Love Forecast were brand new issues with Lee Seung Gi as the cover model. He is being featured for “volunteering his talent”.
Here is an article on The Big Issue in Korea: