Bob Brown's successful High Court challenge to an anti-protest law in Tasmania will cause many states to review their own protest laws.
Donald Trump’s ill-timed comments on protests by America's elite athletes have given legitimacy to claims of his racial animus.
The anti-fascist movement, or 'antifa', has undergone more of an evolution of progressive militancy than a birth.
The Martin Place camp and others like it should make us uncomfortable. We live in a system that creates and tolerates homelessness.
The spectacle of two countries confronting systemic corruption and bad government says a lot about the state of Latin American democracy.
After a high point in 2011, it looked like a global wave of protest had crested. But another one is surging.
Who are those people out there marching on Washington, DC? Researchers at the University of Maryland did a survey to find out.
Freedom of protest and dissent could not be more fundamental to the American project. Is it in mortal peril?
If people fall for Trump's idea that we live in a constant crisis, they'll never be able to think clearly enough to save themselves.
People have been rising up against nuclear weapons ever since the first one was used – and it hasn't been for nothing.
The marking of our national day has long been fraught, and this year is no exception.
Protest poetry has an esteemed history, from the British war poets to writers behind the Iron Curtain. In Perth, poets are protesting against a contentious road extension and their words are charged.
The jailing of the two men shows the government of President Nursultan Nazarbayev well understands that it can no longer underestimate the power of new forms of civic activism.
As the world pulls up its drawbridges, it's time to revive the ideas of a remarkable and unfairly derided movement.
Why is the country witnessing so much division and violence?
There have been efforts to include women in West Bank politics, but they've fallen short. Activists are trying to change things.
While the debate around Section 18C has raged, a host of other laws that impinge on freedom of speech have been quietly introduced.
Like George Washington, Colin Kaepernick is willing to sacrifice for America.
Good governance is the right thing to do, and boosts the legitimacy of decision-making. If moral chivalry doesn't appeal, here are two more reasons: it's cost-efficient and delivers better solutions.
When Kem Ley was shot in broad daylight in Phnom Penh, Cambodia lost a vital voice for freedom. But could his death galvanise a movement against the authoritarian old order?