The Hong Kong protests have drawn massive and diverse crowds.
AP Photo/Kin Cheung
While the political and long-term consequences of the protests are still impossible to know, Hong Kong is already experiencing some short-term economic impacts.
A resident of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation is photographed while speaking about water and access issues in her community in February 2015. The Shoal Lake community, despite supplying water to the city of Winnipeg, has long been under a boil-water advisory and is only just getting year-round road access.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Governments in Canada are routinely enacting public policies that primarily benefit economic elites, raising questions about government legitimacy and competency. Who’s looking out for us?
Children wait at a private charity after being released by Customs and Border Protection.
AP Photo/Eric Gay
United’s CEO called the Trump policy ‘in deep conflict’ with his company’s values, the latest example of a corporate leader speaking out on a political issue, something almost unheard of a few decades ago.
A protest to mark the first anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi, 2013.
Millennial Indian women have been leading a new kind of feminism since the early 2000s.
From Gezi Park in Istanbul to Wall Street in New York City, urban protest camps are shaking up the political establishment on an international scale.
Police officers try to clear people participating in the Occupy Wall Street protest, New York City, 2011.
In this new political era, how a popular movement offers a route to a new form of governance
The World Social Forum believes ‘Another World is Possible’.
The decision to hold the 2016 World Social Forum in Canada made it inaccessible to many activists from the geopolitical south. But it also highlighted the false simplicity of the north-south dichotomy in social justice activism.
Proposed labour reforms in France have sparked mass protests led by young people who want to reclaim democracy from the elite.
The two biggest American protest groups of the millennium have long passed their peak – but their effects linger on.
Children’s ideas about what is fair can be different from those of adults.
Children have their own idea of justice, which develops fairly early. So, what’s fair sharing for children? What do they think about rewards and what is their idea of fair punishment?