Despite hardships, youth are rallying to build a new vision for the planet. The rest of us should join them.
Online social movements are not leaderless. On the contrary, leadership duties are often assumed by identifiable individuals committed to doing leadership work.
Vegan activists are doing more than promoting healthy diets, they are increasingly vocal about the ethical treatment of animals and pushing for social change.
Without implying that Don Cherry is deserving of a second chance given his track record, it wouldn't be a bad thing if bridged differences resulted in redemption instead of cancellation.
Thousands of people turned out for the march for climate on Sept. 27 but new questions have arisen about the form these protests will take in the future.
Progressives are leading in the presidential elections of Argentina, Uruguay and Bolivia, bucking the region's recent rightward trend. But there are lessons in the failures of leftists past.
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.