Today, companies often take stances on social issues. A professor of brand responsibility compares ally brands with advocates.
The reported number of deaths of people campaigning to protect the environment has tripled over a 15 year period.
Australian artists are protesting the Adani mine's potential impact on the black-throated finch. The project is gaining traction online, but in this case, emotive art might not be enough.
LGBT Americans under 24 are more likely to volunteer, sign petitions and attend rallies and demonstrations.
By placing less emphasis on public opinion, and questioning public morality as the basis of its decision, the latest High Court decision shows that times have indeed changed.
For poet John Kinsella, veganism is an ethics of commitment. Living as a vegan, he writes, is not a holier-than-thou situation, but a move towards being more respectful of life.
The school strikes are a serious moral challenge to climate inaction, but they must overcome certain challenges to maintain momentum.
How can the climate strikers' demands of system change be met?
The revolution begun by Syrians exactly eight years ago has been won – by the murderous leader they rebelled against. But the struggle for freedom, dignity and justice Syrians launched is not over.
Facing up to the horror of climate change can help us work towards a more sustainable culture. Young people are leading the way.
These youngsters have ample fervor, and they are dramatically photogenic. Dismissing them as being fake or lightweight can spell trouble for members of the establishment.
This is just one example of how being 'different' can lead to being treated differently.
Chinese users have started posting sensitive materials, like documents of sexual assault, on the blockchain. But the government has taken its own steps to crack down on this practice.
The teacher strikes that have swept the US represent a new shift in teacher activism that has led teacher unions to align with broader social and racial justice movements, an education scholar says.
African universities were key actors in developing post-colonial and decolonised societies.
New activist communities are fighting back against haters to make the world safer for LGBTQ teens.
These technologies could turn into a powerful tool for fighting global warming, and they have the potential to address historical climate injustices.
Even if nothing happens immediately, petitions are one of many ways we can help build long-term change.
A parody of ‘the Washington Post’ announcing that Donald Trump had resigned was recently handed out in Washington, D.C.
Showing up at school board meetings might not sound as exciting as marching in the streets. But it can be an effective way to change things at the local level.