Claremont McKenna students may not graduate after protesting right wing Heather Mac Donald

Students protested Heather Mac Donald on August 6.

Trump supporters reportedly planted "Rape Melania" sign at anti-Trump protest

'BuzzFeed News' obtained messages between two Trump supporters who appeared to be brainstorming the idea for the sign.

3 signs Donald Trump is a threat to democracy

Donald Trump's misrepresentations of fact, disrespect for rules and choice of role models speaks volumes.
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At Debate, Trump Praise for Tiananmen Square Massacre Sparks Outrage Online

"Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength."

Pharrell Williams Performs 'Freedom' at MTV VMAs

It's not "Happy," but "Freedom" still feels good.
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This Beautiful Video Captures the Power of Art in Mexico's Protests

Every movement needs a symbol.
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Hong Kong's Democracy Protesters Are Doing What No Other Demonstrators Have

You've never seen demonstrations quite like this.
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16 Dramatic Videos Show What It's Like to Be in Hong Kong Right Now

Here's how intense the protests in Hong Kong are.

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35 Stunning Photos Capture Protesters' Struggle for Democracy in Hong Kong

Thousands of people have flooded the streets.
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How One Man Single-Handedly Changed the Tone in Ferguson

"Yesterday, we saw what it could be, we saw what it should be, we saw what it will be."

Mic Check – Boko Haram Strikes Again, a Unified Theory of Jerks, and Peter Dinklage

Your guide to the most important news and ideas for June 5, 2014.
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The Story Behind the Iconic 'Tank Man' Photo That Changed the World

25 years later, 100,000 people gathered in Hong Kong to commemorate how important of an event this really was
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Mic Check – The Bergdahl Saga Continues, Syria 'Votes' and the End of Handwriting

Your guide to the most important news and ideas for June 4, 2014.

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13 Photos of the Tiananmen Square Massacre That China Doesn't Want the World to See

It's not just 'Tank Man' that China is trying to scrub from history.

10 Everyday Words That Get Censored on China's Largest Social Network

If America banned you from using these words on Facebook, you'd absolutely freak out.
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Your Halloween Party Cheat Sheet For Sounding Smart About Foreign Affairs

These foreign affairs topics will not only make you sound smart at your Halloween party, they'll also freak everyone out.
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New Apple iPad Air: Think Twice Before Buying One, If You Care About an Open Internet

Most people know the internet is heavily censored in China, but did you know that Apple is part of the problem?
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This Mind-Blowing Video Of The Egyptian Protests Is The Most Inspiring Thing You'll See Today

You have to see this to believe it.

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Taksim Square Means Another Chance For Pampered Americans to Do "Conflict Tourism"

What is it that draws some Americans into dangerous conflicts abroad?
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Taksim Square Protest: Erdem Gunduz Inspires Hundreds With Silent Vigil in Taksim Square

Inspired by the silent vigil of Erdem Gunduz, the spread of silent protests in Turkey highlights the symbolic power of determined collective resistance.
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São Paulo Protests Prove Brazil Has Much to Teach the U.S. About Civil Disobedience

Just like how the United States tries to deny its pervasive racist, classist, and sexist issues, as well as its human rights abuses, so does Brazil.
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13 Shocking Photos Of Brazilian Military Police Brutalizing Protesters in São Paulo

Protests on recent transportation hikes in São Paulo turned violent Thursday evening. Authorities claim they didn't use excessive force, but these photos show a different story.
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6 Shocking Things Censored by the Chinese Government

Along with big yellow ducks, here is a list of some of the other bizarre things that the Chinese government has censored, from penis-shaped buildings to empty chairs.

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Taksim Square Protests: 13 Photos Showing Severity Of the Protests

These Twitter photos show why we should take offense with mainstream media outlets for not covering what could become an historic event in Taksim Square.
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3 Times Students Rose Up and Changed History

Today student protests both large and small occur frequently across campuses worldwide, but what are the most well known protests in history, and what were the students protesting then?
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Dartmouth Protests: Classes Canceled After Allegations Of Sexual Assault

One group is alleging that Dartmouth College has a serious sexual abuse problem.
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Chinese Facebook Ban: Don't Expect Censorhip to Go Away Anytime Soon in China

Chinese authorities are blocking Facebook. Don't expect these draconian crackdowns to help the government control dissent, but don't expect them to go away, either.