COVER STORY This issue: Next Generation Leaders. 10 rising stars who are changing the world in politics, sports, fashion and more. Midmorning in a leafy suburb on the outskirts of southwest London, and Stormzy is feeding Enzo. The 26-year-old rapper bought the Rottweiler a year ago, when soaring fame made personal security a necessity that a very big dog could address while also giving a new celebrity a chance at staying grounded. Michael Omari, better known as Stormzy, is one of Britain’s most successful musicians and an ambassador for grime, a genre of music that emerged from…To understand the world we live in, read TIME.
Hong Kong’s latest attempt to rein in protests backfires. Nearly every protester trudging through driving rain in Hong Kong on Oct. 6 wore a mask, in defiance of the government’s new ban on face coverings at public assemblies. Two days earlier, Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam had invoked sweeping, colonial-era emergency powers to introduce the anti-mask law. Instead of deterring the pro-democracy movement that has rocked the semiautonomous region for four months, the ban ignited fierce backlash. Police and protesters sparred over three consecutive days…
Billions of dollars have been spent on breast-cancer research. But women with metastatic forms of disease have rarely been the focus. Lianne Kraemer had been living with Metastatic breast cancer for more than a year when I met her in December 2017 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio. Throughout the week, more than 7,000 doctors, scientists and pharmaceutical-company representatives would descend on the city’s most important breast-cancer conference…
TIME Magazine 2019 October 21 issue
produces both profit and hope By Karl Vick
By Katie Reilly and Belinda Luscombe