activism

Culture

no planet, no school: we spoke to the students behind the school strike

On 15 February, thousands of school students around the UK went on strike for the climate, and demanded to be heard. Here are their voices.
Clementine de Pressigny
2.21.19
Culture

why are thousands of students striking from school?

All around the world students are ditching school to demand action on climate change. They know that we are facing a climate emergency, time is running out. i-D spoke to 8 youth activists from all over the globe, about why they're taking drastic action.
Clementine de Pressigny
2.11.19
Culture

these films tackled the major social issues of 2018

Using creativity to fight back against crushing global politics.
Jade Jackman
12.19.18
Culture

activists tell us their advice on how to save the world in 2019

Global warming hasn’t gone away, you know.
Roisin Lanigan
12.12.18
What It's Like to Be a Teen Today!

what it's like to be a teenager in los angeles

It's not all parties in the Hills, young people in LA are supposed to have a conscience too.
India Tehranchi
10.31.18
Culture

the people fighting to end knife crime for good

The UK is experiencing a knife crime epidemic. Kids are dying, the violence is being normalised. Youth worker and writer Ciaran Thapar speaks to those working to end it now.
Ciaran Thapar
10.31.18
Music

xiuhtezcatl dropped the perfect soundtrack for indigenous peoples' day

The young activist/rapper discusses his debut album, 'Break Free' — and how he got Shailene Woodley to sing on it.
Braudie Blais-Billie
10.9.18
the earthwise issue

confessions of a former #metoo sceptic

It seems rather depressing, and possibly even counterproductive to suggest that #MeToo hasn’t had a tangible effect on working women’s lives, and it’s not that I don’t think it will -- it’s just that it hasn’t happened yet.
Otegha Uwagba
9.26.18
the earthwise issue

the young brits shaping the future of politics

A new generation of young activists are infiltrating the British political system to create positive, progressive change.
Roisin Lanigan
Georgie Wright
Felix Petty
9.24.18
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 earthwise 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
News

vic mensa handed out thousands of free sneakers in chicago

The event was in protest of ‘bait trucks’ used by police to lure thieves.
Georgie Wright
8.29.18
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