Reading Time: 4 minutes Failure to crack down on violence or compromise on federal unemployment benefits risks pushing voters toward Trump.
Reading Time: 10 minutes A roundup of reporting, commentary, and analysis related to the recent international demonstrations against racism and police brutality.
Reading Time: 3 minutes To a nation in turmoil, ordinary citizens cry out: What can be done?
Reading Time: 6 minutes For a moment, the assassination of Qassem Soleimani raised fears of a new wave of violence in Lebanon. Now, the people of this war-torn country are back to fighting corruption.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Democracy is a dangerous pursuit these days in Hong Kong — candidates and activists in crucial elections have been violently attacked.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Movements born online may draw thousands of followers, but avoiding the hard work of mobilizing people through social media may hamper their progress in the long run.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The anti-Trump movement had high hopes for a massive protest against the US president in London but, amid D-Day celebrations, Brexit turmoil, and Trump fatigue, the show of resistance fell a bit flat this time around.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Protests in more than 100 countries are coinciding with the first major election in which climate change may actually matter.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US president is notoriously thin-skinned. He’s faced considerable protests across America — but it’s about to be turned up to “11” when he touches down in the UK tomorrow.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Fifty years ago today, in 1967, nearly 100,000 Americans marched on Washington, DC, to protest the Vietnam War. In those days there was a mandatory draft in place, and the risk was very real that a young man just out of high school could quickly wind up 13,000 miles away, fighting an unseen enemy in Read More