Distinct from civil disobedience, this legal strategy demands complete compliance with the law – even when there are loopholes that the laws’ creators didn’t intend.
From throwing soup over works of art to waving tortillas in the street, what we eat is a powerful emblem of what we want.
The app best known for kids sharing video clips of themselves singing and dancing has become a powerful tool for activists speaking out against repression in Iran.
Starry-eyed claims such as “the World Cup brings down cultural barriers” simply do not stand up to scrutiny.
The groundbreaking filmmaker captured the changing mood of France as it moved from the austere 1950s into the exciting possibilities of the 1960s.
Canada’s international reputation as a relatively peaceful country is at odds with the noisy protests by people opposed to measures aimed at preventing COVID-19.
A tight bubble will likely keep the games from becoming a super-spreader event, but how the hosts will handle outspoken athletes remains a concern.
We looked at 125,000 protests across Africa and mapped them against Chinese investments.
It’s important to celebrate when miscarriages of justice are overturned. But the wider implications of the ruling are far from encouraging.
Poisoning Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny didn’t get rid of him. He survived the attack, and now the Kremlin must deal with a reinvigorated reform movement led by Navalny.
New research shows changing your lifestyle for environmental reasons can lead you into political action.
From Peter O'Connor waving the Irish flag in 1906 to rainbow colours at Sochi, athletes have always used the Olympics to share their politics.
Targeting the families of protestors is highly effective as a means of control.
Even aside from the gender-neutral issue, toilets have become highly politicised places, especially when it comes to protest.
Lessons from the British 19th century protests over electoral reform about the significance of crowd sizes.
More than just a musical accolade, UNESCO has recognised the social and political importance of Jamaican music.
Gender based violence should not be addressed only once it has happened, by jailing offenders. Prevention is just as important.
A snap poll intended to boost the Turkish president’s power has stirred up online opposition to his increasing authoritarianism.
Corruption has become one of the biggest concerns for South Africans living in a province that has erupted in violence.
By remorselessly crushing political dissent, Daniel Ortega has squandered his people’s goodwill and eroded his power base.