The broader nature of today's pro-choice movements show that a specific injustice can be a vehicle for highlighting wider social inequalities.
Populism gets a bad rap for fuelling the rise of authoritarianism. But it can also be a shot in the arm for liberal democracy.
Nestle pays the state a pittance in exchange for its water at a time when public awareness of water issues is rising.
The satirical opposition group has failed to enter the Hungarian parliament, but it has scored a victory of sorts.
Labels for boutique beers made by giant corporations may give the impression that a tiny craft brewery slapped them on the bottles. That confusion is by design.
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.