activism

10.13.19

The Power of a Protest Tee

For The Post Truth Truth Issue, photographer Drew Vickers explores the often overlooked social and political power of our clothing.

10.8.19

We Spoke to People Who Faced a Police Crackdown While Trying to Protect Mumbai’s Trees

People who were at the scene at Aarey Colony over the weekend open up about what it's like to stand up to the aggressive stance of the state authorities and try to protect the environment.

9.27.19

Tibetans in India Join the Global Climate Strikes to Bring Attention to Their Burning Homeland

The community lives with the prospect of losing their homes forever, not just to political oppression but also the severe effects of climate change.

9.24.19

Trolls' Attacks on Greta Thunberg's Appearance Are Sadly Predictable

Why would we listen to a child who’s begging us to avert the impending climate crisis when we could simply comment on how she chooses to style her hair?

9.16.19

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History

Because racism in environmentalism hasn’t gone away, and it’s holding the movement back.

8.27.19

Bangladesh to Replace ‘Virgin’ With ‘Unmarried’ Before Bride’s Name in Muslim Marriage Certificate

Activists see the verdict as a ‘landmark’ win over a provision that violates the right to privacy and is discriminatory against women who want to get married.

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8.16.19

This 14-Year-Old Climate Activist Is Giving Up School to Save the World

"World leaders have failed us," says 8th grader Alexandria Villaseñor.

7.10.19

Pussy Riot Just Released A Dark Environmental Protest Song

Complete with an open letter to Putin.

7.5.19

How Homophobic Small Towns in India Celebrate Pride

In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.

6.27.19

What Thousands of Protesters Storming a Coal Mine Looks Like

Around 60,000 people took part in a weekend of climate action, occupying the world's largest brown coal mine.

5.28.19

This Photographer Captures the Fragile Lives of Former ‘Goddesses’ in Nepal

Maria Contreras Coll went behind the scenes of one of the most criticised religious traditions in the world, to tell a story of the enduring power of young girls in Nepal.

5.20.19

In Thailand, Activists Are Literally Fighting For Their Lives

“That’s now eight activists who have gone missing. We’re on their ‘wanted’ list too and with all the other targets eliminated, we could be next. We are like calves, waiting to be sent to the slaughterhouse.”

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