Why ‘Rage’ Is the Word of the Year

The word—and the feeling—became ubiquitous in 2018

Morgan Jerkins
Dec 10, 2018 · 4 min read
Illustration by Omer Agustoslu

IfIf you were to ask me what were the five biggest stories of this year, I would look at you with glazed-over eyes, paralyzed with stupor. I don’t remember. My amnesia is not because I made a conscious decision to look away from the news. It was impossible to do. For one, my work would not allow it. I’m on the Internet…