Why Street Protests Fail


By Moisés Naím – Why? How can so many extremely motivated people achieve so little?

In today’s world, an appeal to protest via Twitter, Facebook, or text message is sure to attract a crowd, especially if it is to demonstrate against something—anything, really—that outrages us.

The problem is what happens after the march. Sometimes it ends in violent confrontation with the police, and more often than not it simply fizzles out. more> http://tinyurl.com/lzzg6dx

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