Indonesia’s Activists Are Ready to Fight Together
Coalitions are forming in the face of threats to democracy and pluralism.
In Iraq, Protesters Are Sick of Corruption and Foreign Influence
The firing of a wildly popular general who led the fight against ISIS has set off demonstrations that could threaten the country’s stability.
Angry Iraqis Demand New Government
After 15 years of corruption, Iraqi protesters have finally reached a breaking point. Some even want military rule.
After 8 Months on the Streets, Protesters in Algeria Aren’t Giving Up
Citizens have been promised new elections. But they are looking for more fundamental change.
Egypt Is Done Waiting for Liberals
A previously unknown Egyptian has started an anti-Sisi protest movement—and is opposed by government and liberal elites alike.
The Realpolitik of Greta Thunberg
Her global protest movement has impressed the world with its idealism—but more important are the ways it can steer practical politics.
The Hong Kong Government Is as Leaderless as the Protesters
A distant Beijing and a shifting protest movement make it hard to sit down at the bargaining table.
How Close Is Hong Kong to a Second Tiananmen?
The Chinese Communist Party prefers violence to perceived weakness.
Honduran Protesters Have Little Cause for Hope
Even if President Juan Orlando Hernández were to leave office, the country’s problems would persist.
Universities Are Turning a Blind Eye to Chinese Bullies
Mainland thuggery against Hong Kongers is being extended to foreign campuses.
China’s Paramilitary Police Could Crush Hong Kong
The People’s Armed Police, not the army itself, is the sharp edge of daily repression on the mainland.
How Sudan’s Military Overcame the Revolution
Sudan’s protesters wanted to overthrow their president and his regime. They were only half-successful.