activism

News

colin kaepernick’s nike campaign has, predictably, enraged racist americans

The US was divided after footballer Colin Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem.
Ryan White
9.4.18
the futurewise issue

how naomi wadler is going to change the world

11-year-old Naomi Wadler wowed the world with her impassioned speech at Washington’s March for Our Lives gun control rally. Here, she writes a poem celebrating Black Girl Magic.
i-D Staff
8.30.18
activism

is the world cup actually changing russian society?

Nadya from Pussy Riot reports.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
7.9.18
Culture

one year on, how can we make sure we don’t forget grenfell?

Here's what you can do to help.
Roisin Lanigan
6.14.18
beauty week 2018

jillian mercado on the life-changing power of makeovers

The model-activist talks red lipstick, Latinx identity, and why the NYC subway is her moving moodboard.
Hannah Ongley
6.14.18
Culture

award-winning activist lateefah simon has dedicated her life to serving others who can not rise up

From fighting patriarchy to honouring the memory of her late husband, Lateefah Simon offers her notes on being a woman.
Tish Weinstock
5.28.18
activism

nadya from pussy riot on why her friend marina abramović is a witch

And why that’s a really really good thing.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
5.25.18
Think Pieces

some of the most powerful movements have been led by black women – patrisse khan-cullors

One of the three founding members of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, discusses how the movement began and where it needs to go next.
Tanya Compas
5.16.18
activism

nadya from pussy riot takes you inside the moscow protests

More than 1600 people -- including children -- were arrested during anti-Putin rallies over the weekend. Nadya Tolokonnikova gives i-D a firsthand account of the experience on the ground at Moscow’s Pushkinskaya Square.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
5.9.18
Think Pieces

is music a weapon: from cold war jazz to k-pop’s mission in north korea

South Korea’s K-Pop envoy to their isolated and unpredictable northern neighbour is the latest in a long history of cultural propaganda. But as Fela Kuti and Pussy Riot have shown, music can be weaponised against governments too.
Jake Hall
3.30.18
News

this journalist just became pakistan’s first transgender news anchor

The station owner made a point to stress her appointment was made on merit, not gender.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.27.18
Opinion

hero of the week: the women striking at yarl’s wood detention centre

Women at the facility have been on hunger strike for a month, protesting their ‘indefinite’ detention (which is illegal in all other European countries) and “inhumane conditions”, supported by protesters across the UK.
Charlotte Gush
3.23.18