PROTESTS

HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Pilot Using Drones to Empower Marginalized Communities

Rhianna Lakin deploys drones to help people in need, and she's training others to do the same.
Rebecca Flowers
1.8.18
internet censorship
internet censorship

Iran Is Blocking the Internet to Shut Down Protests

Reports say mobile services like Telegram have been shut down as protests continue across the country.
Ankita Rao
1.1.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

How Net Neutrality Protesters Took Over Reddit

Redditors were more fired up about net neutrality than they were about the McGregor-Mayweather fight
Kaleigh Rogers
12.12.17
net neutrality
net neutrality

There Are 700 Protests in All 50 States Today in Support of Net Neutrality

We spoke to protest organizers from across the country to find out why they decided to get involved.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.7.17
We're Not Gonna Take It
We're Not Gonna Take It

Major Internet Companies Like Reddit and Mozilla Are Readying a Net Neutrality Protest

Annoyed at the plans to dismantle net neutrality regulations? You’re not alone.
Nicholas Deleon
6.6.17
fossil fuel divestment
fossil fuel divestment

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Has Come to Canadian Universities

Université Laval in Quebec is the first to say no to fossil fuel investments.
Farnia Fekri
2.21.17
surveillance state
surveillance state

'Predictive Policing' Is Coming to Canada's Capital, and Privacy Advocates Are Worried

Officers now have access to social media posts and other information directly in patrol car computers. Activists say it could discourage legitimate protests.
Nathan Munn
2.13.17
Censorship
Censorship

Canada’s Censored Scientists Are Helping American Researchers Resist Trump

They faced nearly a decade of muzzling under Stephen Harper. Now they’re helping counterparts in the US fight back.
Stephen Buranyi
2.9.17
Dakota Access Pipeline
Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access Pipeline Is Back On, Skipping Environmental Review

The Army Corps of Engineers will allow the Dakota Access pipeline to be finished without a standard environmental impact statement.
Sarah Emerson
2.7.17
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

A Psychologist Explains What the Crowds at the Inauguration Say About America

We spoke to Stephen Reicher, an expert in crowd psychology.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.20.17
Gear
Gear

What to Bring to a Peaceful Protest

The gear you should bring when exercising your Constitutional right to peaceably assemble, and what you should leave behind.
Samantha Cole
1.20.17
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Climate Scientists Protest the Trump Administration in San Francisco

Dozens of climate experts protested Donald Trump's anti-science administration outside of the American Geophysical Union's annual conference.
Sarah Emerson
12.13.16