Thousands Pay Tribute to a Deceased Protester in Hong Kong (in Photos)
People gathered under heavy rain on Thursday to take part in a public memorial for a man who fell to his death while protesting an extradition bill.
Bank of America, Wayfair, and the New Age of Corporate Activism
More than ever before, employees are staging walkouts and boycotts to protest their own companies' business operations.
Do Climate Marches Encourage Others to Take Action?
When it comes to changing people's perceptions, a study suggests that the climate movement may be different from other causes.
Viewfinder: Demonstrators in D.C. Rally to Demand Impeachment Proceedings
Demonstrators from the pro-impeachment group By the People rally in the Cannon House Office Building Rotunda on Capitol Hill on May 14th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
Why We Can't Judge Generation Z by the Standards of Previous Generations
I used to worry about this allegedly cosseted generation. Then came the shootings in Parkland, and I began to see another side of these young people that humbles me.
Pop-Up Classes: How Schools are Shifting to Teach Gen Z in Real Time
With a nimbler approach to the curriculum, we can help this generation develop their ideals into real-world solutions.
Greg Carlock Explains Why the Green New Deal Is About Your Kids' Kids' Kids
Last September, Carlock wrote a draft of a Green New Deal—long before most people had even heard of the idea.
Why Pleasure Is So Important, Both Personally and Politically
Two new books argue for the virtues of pleasure—as an end in itself, but also as a political tool.
Viewfinder: Immigration Activists Demand Permanent Protection for Temporary Protected Status Holders
Immigration activists shout slogans as they protest outside Trump International Hotel during a march on February 12th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
A Group of Activists Is Demanding Free Tampons in All School Restrooms
There is a growing movement in the United States to eliminate taxes on menstrual products and provide such products for free in restrooms at schools, prisons, shelters, and public places.
A Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Activists Who Covertly Record Police Interactions
The ruling is an important step forward for the First Amendment's "right to record," which has become increasingly valuable at a time when images of police brutality often go viral.
In Katowice, Protesters Disrupt a U.S. Event Promoting Fossil Fuels
For the second year in a row, climate advocates disrupted the U.S. government's attempts to promote coal and other fossil fuels at the United Nations climate conference.
Over a Dozen Climate Activists Denied Entry to Poland Amid Crackdown
Civil society says the Polish government is violating human rights and undermining the global climate negotiations by denying entry or deporting climate advocates.
As Americans Age, Their Support for Environmentalism Declines
It's not easy staying green.
Inside the Effort to Bring Haitian Religious Leaders to the Forefront of Social Activism
In New York City, Haitian community leaders are attempting to change the script when it comes to the church's influence on social justice issues.
The Long, Defiant History of Activism Among Black Athletes
Journalist Howard Bryant's new book looks at how black athletes have historically ignored the mandate to "shut up and play."
Advocates Around the World Fight to Reduce Plastic Pollution (In photos)
Campaigns against single-use plastic waste are picking up steam.
Viewfinder: Stoneman Douglas Students Discuss Gun Violence at the U.S. Capitol
Charlie Mirsky, and Alfonso Calderon, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, take part in a Gun Violence Prevention Forum at the House Visitor Center.
The LGB Community Is Working Hard to Save the World
New research finds that gay men and lesbian women are disproportionately represented in the anti-war and environmental movements.
Taking Freedom: Reclaiming Our Lineage: Organized Queer, Gender-Non-Conforming, and Transgender Resistance to Police Violence
On the role that queer people of color play in resisting oppressive policing.