Digitally altered images and other online propaganda are being used to silence marginalized voices and stifle protest movements.
This year, there are more than 400 active anti-trans bills across the U.S. What do things look like in Canada? Are we a safe haven or are we following those same trends?
The Israeli flag has long been associated with the country’s far-right, but anti-government protesters have recently begun using the flag to bolster and legitimize their movement.
As parliamentarians rush to formulate new tougher laws to confront protesters in a bid to protect business, do we not care about our right to protest and protect environment?
Free speech is under attack from both sides of the political spectrum.
Could non-violent action by women ultimately replace military violence? There is much to learn from the bravery of female-led resistance movements during the second world war.
From the late 1960s to the early 1980s, more unionised workforces from Europe to Aotearoa New Zealand fought hard to keep wages abreast with inflation. But it’s unlikely that could happen now.
There is a long history of tossing food at politicians and other controversial figures as a deliciously defiant symbol of objection to their politics and presence in public spaces.
Three scholars examine the implications of the crisis roiling Israel as hundreds of thousands of people protest across country.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child outlines children’s right to peaceful assembly.
Israel’s leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, has fired the country’s defense minister. That deepened the country’s crisis over proposed judicial reforms that even military reservists have protested.
When former President Donald Trump summoned his fans to protest over what he called his imminent indictment, a scholar of democracy saw it as an autocratic move.
Lidia Thorpe’s temporary blocking of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday night has again brought to the surface discussion on the role of protest and police discretion.
‘Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech.’ It’s often misunderstood, by many Americans. A constitutional scholar explains what it really boils down to.
Black police officers can have bias against Black people – and act on it.
Australia Day has not always been celebrated on January 26, and the meaning of the date has been contested historically and today.
The US PEPFAR initiative has brought HIV medication to millions of people globally. Behind this progress are the activists that pressured politicians and companies to put patients over patents.
Thousands of demonstrators have descended on Lima amid violent clashes with police. The protest movement could be taking cues from earlier mobilizations in neighboring Bolivia.
Indonesian worker protests about a new emergency regulation – issued suddenly in late 2022 to replace a controversial job creation law – look likely to continue ahead of the February 2024 election.
When communities face security challenges and lack legal protection, they find innovative ways to respond.