Think Pieces

Opinion

"i’ve seen the systemic causes of knife crime unfold before my eyes" says youth mp athian akec

The 16-year-old student and Camden Youth MP writes for i-D about why the government's new campaign is a coldhearted response to knife crime when the root causes, austerity and racist policy, prevail.
Athian Akec
8.22.19
Opinion

do our post-breakup coping techniques actually help?

Throwing ourselves into exercise, sex, astrology and our jobs may seem like the best course of action, but some say they can do more harm than good.
James Greig
8.14.19
Opinion

how do you tell the difference between gaslighting and just being a dick?

A look at the complicated grey area between the two.
James Greig
8.7.19
Opinion

instagram "sesh" accounts: harmless fun or something more sinister?

A look at the modern phenomenon of accounts like Ketflix and Pills and The Sesh Realm.
James Greig
8.6.19
Opinion

theresa may doesn’t deserve your sympathy

After the ex-PM announced her resignation today, she was seen crying, which was enough for many people to express their sympathy with her and forget about Yarl's Wood and the Windrush generation.
Roisin Lanigan
5.24.19
Opinion

what the moby/natalie portman drama says about gender power dynamics

And the wider male insistence on beauty (and youth) being a form of power used over them.
Marie Le Conte
5.24.19
Think Pieces

kanye west: a god, complex

In an Easter 'Sunday Service' at Coachella Kanye sought salvation and maybe even forgiveness in a performance that found him drawing a parallel between himself and divinity.
Samuel Allan
4.25.19
Opinion

why the uk is in the midst a toxic lgbtq debate

In the UK, decades old arguments conflating sexual identity and sexual acts has lead to a nationwide debate about whether LGBTQ rights should even be mentioned in schools.
Alim Kheraj
3.28.19
Opinion

everything you need to know about love, in one episode of 'the simpsons'

Happy Valentine's Day.
Brian O'Flynn
2.14.19
Opinion

the strange story of kim kardashian and her personal paparazzo

“Maybe if you had a fucking business that you were passionate about then you would know what it takes to run a fucking business but you don't.”
Philippa Snow
2.12.19
Opinion

why do we still not trust influencers?

The new guidelines might not help anything.
Jake Hall
2.12.19
Think Pieces

how to look after your mental health on blue monday (and the rest of the year)

Winter doesn’t have to be cruel.
Roisin Lanigan
1.21.19
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