At least 200 people were killed in 24 countries last year in retaliation for standing up to environmentally destructive industrial projects.
At 18, Eric Udorie's written about gender rights-related topics for major publications including the Guardian, New Statesman, Fusion.
Social media is being galvanized to change public opinion, mobilize activists, and shape public policy.
A scholar of race and digital media details how the online prowess of #BlackLivesMatter was over 20 years in the making.
In an act of domestic repression, authorities have locked up a prominent political dissident.
Canadian researchers report people hold negative views of political and social activists, and their unwillingness to associate with such people dampens the likelihood of changing their behavior.
William J. Dobson's The Dictator's Learning Curve is an invaluable look at how strongmen hold onto power, and continue to repress their people—but it's also a primer for how to chuck those dictators out.
A new documentary film, "Paul Goodman Changed My Life," tells the at-times risqué story of the seminal public intellectual of the American left whose impact evaporated after his death in 1972.