Whether they aim to stop pipelines in Virginia or block Pacific Northwest export terminals, organizers are trying to 'keep it in the ground' to save the climate.
Elin Ersson was accused of frightening children – but it's more likely that she inspired them.
Social media is a great tool for activists campaigning for social justice. But if it is not used with caution it can end up working against them.
Christine Hallquist this week became the first trans person to win a major party's gubernatorial nomination. The percentage of trans adults has doubled since 2008. What's responsible for that change?
Ginsberg was one of the most high-profile representatives of the American counterculture and anti-war movement.
Asylum-seeking and refugee women have been channelling the current surge in global feminist activism to make their voices heard.
Activism increasingly relies on strong visuals that can be shared online, and – somewhat surprisingly in a digital world – physical billboards still play an important role.
Children will be responsible for the future protection of our fragile planet. Their knowledge and engagement are critical.
Palestinian women are the backbone of a fragmented and demoralised society.
Young Palestinian activists are risking their lives to protest against Israeli occupation – here's why.
The activism of the Parkland teens is a reminder of where social media gets it right. We mustn't forget them in our rush to regulate.
Race has long been a taboo subject in Brazil. With the March 14 killing of the black Rio politician Marielle Franco, any myth of the country as a 'racial democracy' has been broken wide open.
High profile strikes in key sectors – from railways to utility companies and universities – have taken place so far this year.
Nearly 300 community organizers and activists have been killed in Colombia since the country's 2016 peace accord. Who's behind these targeted assassinations?
Many activists have entered politics in the two decades of Indonesia's democratisation. But this hasn't improved the quality of democracy in the country.
New global communities of concerned citizens can help protect iconic places such as the Great Barrier Reef. But the scope of these remote communities must extend beyond mere 'slacktivism'.
An all-women workforce used to weed Italy's rice fields. And they left a powerful historical legacy.
The lightning-quick corporate response to demands for a boycott against the NRA shows that companies can't escape politics in an age saturated with social media.
According to a photojournalism expert, there can be a relationship between exposure to grisly images and activism. But there are also ethical considerations to be made.
A country with a questionable stance on LGBTI+ rights is again hosting the Winter Olympics.