A woman in Tehran climbs onto a car and sets her hijab ablaze.

‘The hijab will never be the same,’ protester in Iran says


The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran has ignited the most powerful protests the country has seen in years. “Click Here” spoke to one protester who discussed the dangers of using social media and technology while participating in street demonstrations.

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei walks by his work "Life Cycle", a migrants' boat made of bamboo, during a press preview of his new exhibition "Rapture" in Lisbon, Portugal

A new memoir by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei honors his father’s poetry and politics

Arts, Culture & Media
In 2019, the Morgan sisters biked to New York City from Andover with their mom to raise awareness about climate change.

Young activists are making their mark in the climate debate

Climate Change
A man wearing glasses looks at a globe.

Climate change scientist trades in the halls of Oxford for YouTube

The Big Fix
Zimbabwean American singer, poet and activist Shungudzo says she finds an outlet for her activism through music.

Artist Shungudzo feels an urgency to ‘use her words’ to fight against racism

A black man stands in a crowd with his fist raised in the air.

The power of protest: Part I

Critical State

Critical State looks at the power of protest to lead to lasting change. According to new research by Omar Wasow, the power of protests to set agendas is high, it seems, but its power to persuade is limited.

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask attends a Human Rights Day march organized by the Civil Human Right Front, in Hong Kong, China, on Dec. 8, 2019.

Nonviolent protest defined the decade. But is civil resistance losing its impact?

Global Politics

As the number and size of nonviolent protests worldwide have grown, so has the frequency of governments acting in authoritarian ways.

Climate change activists protest at the Wall Street Bull in Lower Manhattan during Extinction Rebellion protests in New York City, New York, US, on Oct. 7, 2019.

‘Sorry, this is an emergency:’ Climate protesters block streets around world

The protests are part of an international two-week campaign coordinated by Extinction Rebellion, a campaign group that rose to prominence in April when it disrupted traffic in central London for 11 days.

A man on a platform performs to a crowd of protestors

London protesters say climate change is bigger than Brexit

Climate Change

Environmental activists are demanding the UK government declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025 and create a citizen’s assembly of members of the public to lead on decisions to address climate change.

Nairobi youth climate strike

This high school sophomore from Minnesota ‘jumped on the bandwagon’ to save the planet

Climate Change

When Anna Grace Hottinger, from Shoreview, Minnesota, heard her sister was evacuated due to the California wildfires, she knew she had to do something to fight against climate change. She joined Minnesota Can’t Wait, a climate advocacy group.