In 2017 stories about race gave us little to celebrate, teaching Otamere Guobadia that racial justice and equality isn’t always moving forward.
From Hunter S. Thompson’s scorching Nixon critiques to Ivanka Trump’s vapid self-help ventures – we round up the writing that will help you survive through to 2018.
An in-depth interview about Trump, mass manipulation and building for a brighter future:
After parading through the Palace of Versailles with an entourage of underlings, French president Emmanuel Macron has allowed the mask to slip. What lies beneath looks scarily familiar.
Even if Donald Trump only makes a sneak trip to the UK now his state visit has been cancelled, the British public will make it clear he's still not welcome.
In Man of the World, Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio deals with the aftermath of the Trump election, addressing his own feelings of anxiety and guilt as an American expat living in London.
Oil might be flowing through the Dakota Pipeline, but its young protectors aren't defeated. Now they're travelling the United States educating as they heal.
Trae Crowder's outsider status – ‘white-trash’ meets well-educated – gives him comedic license to pierce bubbles on both sides of the political spectrum.
As an increasingly toxic climate descends on both sides of the Atlantic, migrants, people of colour, and those now painted as 'other' are being forced to make emergency plans to survive.
As the face of both the Sex Pistols and PiL, the ever outspoken John Lydon reflects on a life of groundbreaking counterculture.
These anonymous activists are publicly calling out companies funding bigotry by advertising on Breitbart, using the power of social media to force change.
Inspired by Trump's misogyny, Laura Jones and Heather McDaid decided to start a grassroots literary revolution – and their first book is about to drop a bomb.