Posts Tagged: Social Movements
Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course?
As youth movements rise to the fore, Taiwan is undergoing a change of identity.
A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements still matter, and they deserve our solidarity — not our bombs.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
Graduating from protesters to politicians, Chile's student leaders achieved the legislative wins that have eluded their Occupy counterparts.
Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.
2013 had its fair share of bad news, but it was also a year of extraordinary activism.
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.