Yesterday, 11 months after the death of George Floyd, former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of his murder. It was an historic verdict, but the war against systemic racism and police brutality has barely begun.
A proposed Super League would give more power to the few. Going by the explosion of anger on social media, fans are able to see the move for the disaster it is.
In January 2019, 14-year-old Jaden Moodie was murdered in East London. As a series of “reachable moments” show, there could have been all manner of different endings.
Since an LGBTQ+ community centre in Ghana was forced to close in February, queer people across the country have become increasingly ostracised. With no physical refuge, social media has become their place of solidarity.
Since 2006, nearly 60 per cent of London’s LGBTQ+ venues have closed down. As Alim Kheraj writes, it’s a situation London’s queer community has faced – and overcome – before.
Technology’s movement towards reanimating the dead is closer than ever. But who is responsible for these virtual relationships? How is technology affecting the grieving process? And what can be gained from it?
The Voice: The government’s commission on race was supposed to address the concerns of the Black Lives Matter protesters who took to the streets last summer. Instead, it appears to be an attempt to silence them, setting a dangerous precedent for the future of race relations in the UK.
Getting to the crux is writer Matt Burgess, whose new book Artificial Intelligence – part of the WIRED series – weighs up the pros and cons of surveillance, personal data and face recognition.
In her new book Border Nation, the author reminds us of our humanity, putting forward radical ideas for a kinder future no longer underpinned by inequality.
THE FACE spoke to Sisters Uncut, Tender UK, UN Women, Everyone’s Invited and The Hollie Gazzard Trust about ways in which we can tackle gender-based violence.
Set up by Sandy Alibo, Freedom Skatepark’s initial goal was to empower Ghana’s youth. These days, it has the support of Daily Paper, Vans and Virgil Abloh, with no plans of slowing down.
THE FACE’s Digital Director Brooke McCord reflects on a week that started with International Women’s Day and ended with Mother’s Day – with a series of harrowing and eye-opening events in between.
Since the pandemic began, Sine Missione aka “Scouse Banksy” has split Liverpool in two with his anti-lockdown rhetoric. Kieran Morris went in pursuit of the man himself, to find out how lockdown Liverpool lost its head.
In recent news, politicians and police are calling for users to hand over their passports before getting posting privileges to warn off online trolls. Almost everyone else, however, thinks this is a terrible idea. Here, THE FACE investigates the pros and cons.
Last month, HS2 protestors revealed they’d dug a 100-feet long network of tunnels underneath Euston station. Here, we speak to activist Dan Hooper, formerly known as Swampy, on his two-week anniversary of going underground.
As Covid-accelerated tensions resurface between ancient frenemies Scotland and England, we ask five north-of-the-border FACE friends: is it time for your country to go solo?
THE FACE explores the weird and not-so-wonderful changes to daily life after a year on plague planet.
Hailing from a volcanic outcrop, Iceland went against the odds by going toe-to-toe with the giants at the Euro 2016 and 2018 World Cup. Here, writer Matt McGinn and photographer Joseph Fox investigate the factors behind Iceland’s remarkable transformation from minnow to ultimate sporting underdog.
Three lockdowns in and pandemic fatigue in the UK has truly set in. But what are the lasting impacts of people staying home and switching off from online communication?
Free Periods, the campaign she started as a schoolgirl, helped alter government policy. Now, in her new book, the 21-year-old offers guidance on fighting for change, whatever your cause.
A record six million UK adults were prescribed antidepressants last year for circumstances that one psychotherapist believes “drugs were never meant to treat”. But after a decade of government cuts to mental health services and three national lockdowns, what's the alternative?
2020 in review: Conspiracies, Corbyn, “cancelled” grime stars. During a year in which ugly prejudices were revealed, Sam Wolfson asks: “Was 2020 a good year for the Jews?”
Ayton is the megaphone-wielding figurehead of a movement that aims to eradicate institutionalised racism wherever it’s found. As focus turns from marches to three-tier local lockdowns, the 29-year-old is contemplating how to maintain momentum while socially distanced, and how to create real and lasting change within the UK.
2020 in review: The reluctance of the government to provide aid for virus-hit Manchester this autumn struck many in the North of England as unfair. Now the region is making increasingly loud demands for representation.