Protests in South Africa are about more than just service delivery of basic services such as water and electricity. They reflect a wider crisis about the failure to build a more equitable society.
Time for a little more make do and mend.
As Poland faces more and more social divisions, citizen movements develop through informal activities to reinforce a sense of community and belonging.
Could a similar coalition emerge today?
Americans enjoy a right to free speech, and some public figures really exercise that right. The Constitution might not protect them the way they think it does, though.