politics

News

india has made history by decriminalising gay sex

The landmark ruling is being celebrated as a huge step forward for human rights in the country.
Roisin Lanigan
9.6.18
News

scotland is going to be the first country to make pads and tampons free for all students

The £5.2 million scheme is a major step in eradicating period poverty, which sees hundreds of thousands of young women struggle to afford basic sanitary products.
Georgie Wright
8.30.18
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
Think Pieces

can satire work anymore?

Sacha Baron Cohen’s new programme 'Who Is America?' only shows that the world has become too weird to be parodied.
Felix Petty
7.25.18
Think Pieces

looking back on the protests and politics of the russian world cup

How did ordinary Russians feel about it? And how did Pussy Riot’s pitch invasion figure in the country’s tradition of performance protest art?
Anastasiia Fedorova
7.25.18
Music

kojaque is the dublin soft boy rapping about shitty jobs and irish life

And deconstructing toxic masculinity in the process.
Georgie Wright
7.11.18
activism

is the world cup actually changing russian society?

Nadya from Pussy Riot reports.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
7.9.18
News

sacha baron cohen’s new series is “perhaps the most dangerous show in the history of television”

It features the former Vice President of the United States signing a waterboarding kit.
Georgie Wright
7.9.18
Culture

the politics of holding hands

Donald Trump, Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, Kim Jong-Un and Moon Jae-In have all embraced the ceremonial patting of palms in recent months. But is there something more calculating at play?
Matthew Whitehouse
6.5.18
News

kim kardashian is advising donald trump on prison reform

This is not fake news.
Georgie Wright
5.31.18
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

we’re millennials 2.0 and we’re coming to get you — lauren stocks on generation change

Teenager Lauren Stocks blew our minds with her speech at the Labour party conference last year. Voice trembling with emotion, she spoke out for every “spaced-out, stressed-out, depressed kid in a battlefield where they can’t afford pens and paper".
Lauren Stocks
5.10.18