It depends on what the end goals are.
By stirring pride in Ecuador's history, the tour group Quito Eterno contributed to the revival of its capital city.
A second night of demonstrations following the Ferguson grand jury decision looks a bit like a nationwide effort to stall traffic.
From city to city, law enforcement guidelines on crowd control and the use of force and firearms vary widely.
Female officers in Seattle are being paired with refugee women new to their city. Now, both groups say they understand each other better.
Peaceful demonstrations were quickly overshadowed by violence.
As the smoke (and tear gas) clears, the next legal steps for the Ferguson community may take place at the federal level.
Officer Darren Wilson was spared criminal charges in part because of significant contradictions in the testimony of bystanders who saw the Ferguson, Missouri, teen get shot and killed.
Ferguson's schools and children are the future's hope for racial justice. For today at least, that has been taken away.
Illegal! magazine allows its vendors to keep sales profits so they can buy drugs rather than stealing to fund their habits.
The grand jury's decision on Monday means Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Grouping female passengers into single cars underscores the idea that women can't use transit freely.
Demonstrations in nearly 100 cities will follow the grand jury announcement on officer Darren Wilson.
The city's reasoning is ... sound. Way too much of it.
Sweden's top traffic safety strategist visits New York to share lessons from the original "Vision Zero."
What might appear to be a bracing for a reprise of August's violence is actually a symbol of longstanding economic vulnerability.
"This is a good moment to re-evaluate ... now that the windows are no longer broken."
With the grand jury decision looming in the case of Darren Wilson, the turmoil that defined the summer may return.
In the new Wild West, law enforcement is scrambling to respond.