Thanks to a violent fringe of protesters backed by Hamas, a far larger non-violent movement is struggling to control the narrative of what's happening in Gaza.
The chaos visiting South Africa's North-West province shows that ordinary people in rural areas have got a raw deal from ruling party.
The Atelier Populaire produced many of the iconic images of the student and worker movement that gripped France 50 years ago.
As companies and governments attempt to intensify extraction, cultural resistance offers a space for imagining alternative futures.
The protest song "Stimela" remains as much a song about present and future aspirations, as it is of the past.
Since the Brexit vote in 2016, rebellious movements have repeatedly shown their ability to shape political outcomes across the globe, often in unexpected ways: So what lies next?
Emmanuel Macron is driving through his neoliberal agenda by relying on French police forces renowned for their violence against ethnic minority citizens, protestors and migrants.
Saddled with a repressive government that cuts their wages in the name of austerity, Iraq's Kurds are demanding something better.
Events like the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony present history as a simplistic story of progress and reconciliation.
Preparations for next month’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast are pushing homeless people out of town, and out of the state. Sadly, that's not unusual for events of this sort.
Student activists are presenting important, emotionally powerful counter-narratives to those of the gun lobby. Their success will depend on whether they can sustain these efforts.
The internet has revolutionised communication, but voice calls are declining in some demographics. And that means we may be losing out on a powerful part of what connects us to each other.
The 17-year-old Palestinian activist about to face trial in Israel has become the face of the conflict.
After Columbine, teens weren't taking to the streets to call for more gun regulations. So what's changed?
The protesters who took to the streets of Paris didn't know what they wanted: they just knew what they were against. But they did make us think that maybe there is another, better world.
Some UK councils are considering setting up buffer zones around abortion clinics, to protect patients from anti-abortion protestors.
In 1985 The Junkyard Band shifted the paradigm by challenging Reaganomics. Many of those same key issues still rage on today, across the world.
Why some corporations are quick to respond to criticism, and others hide away.
Iran's main opposition is loath to embrace a new wave of protesters. It may soon have no choice.
The South African oddity is that those who in other societies would be arguing against free passes for the affluent, argue for them.