Water Cannons Vs. The Black Bloc: The Story Of The G20 Protests
Friday’s G20 summit in Hamburg was the first time in 16 years that the leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies had gathered in a city, and German authorities anticipated trouble. In the end, the clashes were milder than expected, thanks to tactics that isolated the most aggressive anarchists.
Did This All Really Start With The Zapatistas?
Zeynep Tufekci, author of Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest talks about how social media has shaped modern protest movements, censorship and surveillance—plus whether Mark Zuckerberg should run for office, and why activists always hang out at McDonalds.
As Prosecutors Press New Felony Charges, Inauguration Day Arrestees Dig In For A Fight
More than half of the 200-plus defendants charged with rioting on Inauguration Day are vowing not to cooperate with prosecutors, even in the face of a new set of felony charges that carry stiff maximum prison sentences.
This Is What It's Like To Be Poor, Gifted, And Black In South Africa
What does it mean to be a young black person in South Africa, which still confers advantages on white people in every walk of life, more than two decades after the end of apartheid? Monica Mark met students and teachers who have spent the past year protesting for the right to a free and fair education.