Depending on how it’s built, urban spaces have the power to mobilise or impede protests.
Here is a summary of events in the on-going Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests.
The global 2019 Democracy Index score diminished from 5.48 in 2018 to 5.44 2019, according
With more Americans demanding an alternative to a system that doesn’t serve their needs, the
Numerous anti-government protests have paralyzed cities across the globe for months, from La Paz, Bolivia,
From Hong Kong to Chile and from Lebanon to Iraq, people around the world are
Over 12 days at the start of October 2019 eight people were killed, more than
We are living in an extraordinary moment in world history. This is a period of
Chile has been known as one of the more stable countries in South America but
It began as a call to action from a group of youth activists scattered across
Over the past two months, Hong Kong has roared into global headlines. Its seven million
Today’s urban public spaces tend to represent governments and cities rather than people and citizens.
Protest organisers in Hong Kong claim that nearly two million people, most clad in black
Two decades into the 21st century, one would expect all manner of “new and innovative”
Activists are small players in the struggle for attention, which is controlled largely by advertisers.
This text is adapted from “The Paradox of Repression and Nonviolent Movements,” edited by Lester
Last October, something strange happened when the United Nations released a report saying we have