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Some small notes on the mid 2013 global protests.

Turkey*, Brazil, Chile and depending on how you count it, Bulgaria are all going off. While they’re all borderline cases,  it’s not difficult to argue that all of these countries are at least on the threshold of a revolutionary situation. … Continue reading

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Protesting is sensible, lobbying is unrealistic.

I’m sick of hearing that protests don’t work, that they are “unrealistic” and “idealistic”, and that what we need is “sensible” lobbying campaigns. The empirical research, and the social scientists working on the issue (not to mention vast reams of … Continue reading

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