When the Truth and Reconciliation was mandated to investigate human rights violations from March 1960, that left twelve years of apartheid rule unexplored.
The military is escalating its pressure on protesters in Myanmar, but it's running out of options for resolving the crisis. Bullets may not be enough to quash the opposition this time.
Technology has played a key role for both sides engaged in the conflict. So what would happen if Myanmar's military shut down all communication to the outside?
The term was first used in 1917 for a political agitation that Mahatma Gandhi launched against the British, on behalf of farmers.
Once paid, tax becomes the property of the government. Pretending otherwise undermines the basic principles of the social contract.
One person’s stockpiling can mean another one’s shortage. A philosopher reminds us of our social and moral obligations at this time.
Extinction Rebellion take inspiration from history for their tactics – but today's police service is much harder to overwhelm than it used to be.
They've been branded as anarchists and 'fringe-dwellers', but do Extinction Rebellion protesters really warrant such drastic reactions?
Democracy is not perfect. Sometimes it produces policies that are undemocratic and unjust. In those cases, breaking the law may be justified.
The movement claims to practice civil disobedience – but its tactics suggest something else.
When the government claims that only non-disruptive protests are "civil", it risks censoring those who seek to go beyond mere symbolic actions and have some impact on others through their protest.
Climate change will hit young people hardest, yet they cannot access the democratic processes that adults take for granted.
Based on the success of the Clayoquot Sound protests 25 years ago, we can expect the TransMountain pipeline expansion protest movement, and its related civil disobedience, to continue.
The situation in Catalonia is ripe for widespread civil disobedience against the Spanish government.
Diners deployed a giant conga dance as a pretext to head outside to their cars and flee the scene.
Civic intelligence describes what happens when people work together to address problems efficiently and equitably. It could help address many societal challenges.
The global activist escapades that make up the Climate Games remind us that climate politics isn't just confined to the United Nations summit in Paris.