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Britain's Student Protests: A Starfish Against a Spider

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, December 2 2010

Is this what a networked protest looks like? The police in London have taken to "kettling" student demonstrators in cul-de-sacs, where they simply hold them from moving in any direction without arresting anyone, and hope ... Read More

Dance, Dance, Revolution

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, December 1 2010

Looking at these videos of British students occupying their schools and universities brought back an old Emma Goldman line: "If I can't dance, then it's not my revolution." Read More

Children's Crusade: A Primer on How Britain's Students Are Organising Using Social Media

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 29 2010

Students in the United Kingdom are on the march against deep cuts in higher education spending, and their protests are being organized and amplified by what, more and more, seems to be the standard social media tool-kit ... Read More