Lockouts and Train Blocks: An Update on the Coal Country Protests
The Kentucky miners' stakeout highlights the vulnerable position workers face when coal companies go belly-up in bankruptcy.
Scientists Voice Their Support for Native Hawaiians Protesting the Thirty Meter Telescope
With the hashtag #ScientistsforMaunaKea, scientists are sharing their opposition to the construction of the $1.4 billion telescope on sacred land.
As Unrest Escalates in Hong Kong, Pro-Democracy Demonstrators' List of Demands Lengthens
Here's what you need to know about the development of the conflict in Hong Kong and the protesters' motivations.
What Are the Protests in Puerto Rico Really About?
Though leaked messages and a corruption scandal have brought thousands to the streets, frustrations on the island run much deeper.
Anti-ICE Activists Target PNC Bank for Funding Private Detention Centers
Unlike Bank of the West, Bank of America, and SunTrust, which all announced plans to divest from for-profit prisons, PNC has not responded to activists' calls.
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.
How Mainstream and Alternative Media Shaped Coverage of the Stonewall Riots
If you were a New Yorker reading the mainstream papers at the time you wouldn't have known that a new civil rights movement was unfolding in the city.
Viewfinder: Protests Erupt Over Philadelphia Cops' Alleged Racist Facebook Posts
Demonstrators gather in the council chamber to protest at Philadelphia City Hall on June 20th, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Viewfinder: Protesters Warn of Insect Population Decline
An activist dressed as a bumblebee protests for better conditions for insects on June 19th, 2019, in Berlin, Germany.
Viewfinder: Members of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces Stand Guard
Members of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces stand guard during General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo's meeting with his supporters in Khartoum on June 18th, 2019.
Viewfinder: Demonstrators in Hong Kong Protest China's Extradition Law
Protesters hold placards and shout slogans as they occupy a street demanding that Hong Kong's leader step down on June 17th, 2019, in Hong Kong, China.
Viewfinder: Greenpeace Protesters Call for a 2020 Presidential Debate on Climate Change
Jack Shapiro speaks in front of the Democratic National Committee headquarters during a Greenpeace rally to call for a presidential campaign climate debate on June 12th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
Viewfinder: Activists Rally in San Francisco in Support of Protections for Asylum Seekers
A protester holds a sign during a demonstration outside of the James R. Browning United States Courthouse on June 11th, 2019, in San Francisco, California.
Viewfinder: McDonald's Workers Strike For Higher Wages
People gather to ask the McDonald’s corporation to raise workers' wages to a $15 minimum wage as well as demand the right to a union on May 23rd, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Viewfinder: Protesters Across the U.S. Rally Against Abortion Bans
A woman speaks during a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, on May 21st, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Viewfinder: Mayor Bill De Blasio Holds a Green New Deal Rally at Trump Tower
Protesters gather as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a Green New Deal rally at Trump Tower in New York City on May 13th, 2019.
Viewfinder: Uber and Lyft Drivers Protest for Better Working Conditions
Drivers take part in a rally demanding more job security and livable incomes, at Uber and Lyft's New York City headquarters on May 8th, 2019.
The U.K. Has Declared a Climate Emergency—but a New Report Advocates More Aggressive Action
A new report pushes for zero carbon emissions by 2050, more electric vehicles, and retrofitting urban buildings.
Viewfinder: Political and Social Crisis in Venezuela
A student standing in a tree displays a Venezuelan flag during a rally in support of opposition leader Juan Guaidó on May 2nd, 2019, in Caracas, Venezuela.
Protesters Demonstrate Against a Proposed Coal Mine in Australia (in Photos)
Protesters are concerned that the proposed coal mine would pollute local resources and remove Native land title claims.
Extinction Rebellion Stages Demonstrations Around the World (in Photos)
Climate change protests around the world are stopping traffic and leading to widespread arrests.
Why Nicaragua's 'Tropical Spring' Failed to Unseat President Daniel Ortega
But for a few flare-ups of protest—all quickly and violently quashed—the movement to rid the country of its powerful ruler is all but over.
Viewfinder: Police Remove Climate Protesters Blocking Waterloo Bridge
Police officers remove protesters from a blockade on Waterloo Bridge during the second day of a coordinated protest by the Extinction Rebellion group on April 16th, 2019, in London, England.