A controversial extradition law has been suspended in Hong Kong after more than a week of mass public resistance. Hong Kong's legal system is one of its few remaining areas of autonomy from China.
Director Alfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' has received 10 Oscar nominations. Here, a sociologist explains the hidden historical and cultural context of the film.
Throughout the movement's history, African Americans and whites lived, worked and protested side-by-side. It was one of the few long-term experiments in American interracial communalism.
For decades, the alternative weekly's photographers served as the eyes of the streets, working with activists to document and publicize the anguish and rage of everyday New Yorkers.
Companies tie their flag to a social movement or political moment because they think there's money in it. But if it helps change the world a little, that's fine too.
The event, which runs parallel to the official Labour conference, is the engine of Corbyn's social movement.
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.