There are groundswells of civic engagement in a handful of countries, but ensuring the survival of fundamental freedoms in these dangerous times will require a resistance that knows no borders.
When it comes to politics these days, it feels like everything is 'my way or the highway.' What can colleges do to end this moral fundamentalism and get students listening to each other?
Student protest has been in the political spotlight since Trump's election. Todd Gitlin, former president of Students for a Democratic Society, shares his perspective on protest in the 60s and now.
Following his 2016 arrest, former Greens leader Bob Brown aims to show that Tasmania's anti-protest laws are in conflict with the constitution's implied right to political communication.
A scholar of rhetoric makes note of one way Trump’s language has changed since he became president.
Messaging for the April 29 People's Climate March is stressing collective resistance against President Trump. This theme may appeal to activists, but is unlikely to grow the movement.
Protests in South Africa have largely been confined to black working class townships and informal settlements. Is this beginning to change?
Here's why I'm supporting this weekend's March for Science.
Over 70% of Ethiopia's population is under 30 years of age. This can be converted to economic muscle if policies are introduced to tackle the high unemployment levels in the country.
Rather than an outright coup, Venezuela's government has slowly eroded its democratic institutions and processes, until now.
One protester was killed and several senators bloodied as Paraguayans rebelled against what they consider an unconstitutional attempt to extend President Horacio Cartes' term.
President Lukashenko's recent reconciliation with Putin is unlikely to help Belarusian citizens caught up in post-Soviet economic and social turmoil.
A decline in union membership has left a void to be filled by a more chaotic movement - alt-unionism.
Although thousands have taken to the streets, protests against Brexit have been muted.
Anti-corruption protests in more than 80 cities spell trouble for the 2018 presidential election campaign.
The idea that violence is acceptable when levelled against tyranny is a core American belief.
President Trump says environmental regulation kills jobs. To fight back, conservation advocates need to show that protecting the environment can produce jobs and local benefits.
Corruption is leading to instability in South Africa, which in turn poses a threat to the country's national security.
It has been a rough year for the women of this world, which makes a day of recognition even more important.
Romania's ongoing protests against a bold move by the government to decriminalise corruption has highlighted greater social and political issues.