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#OccupyWallStreet: There's Something Happening Here, Mr. Jones

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, October 1 2011

"During movement times, the people involved have the same problems and can go from one communication to the next, start a conversation in one place and finish it in another. Now we're in what I call an organizational ... Read More

In Spain, 'Indignados' Continue to Make Demands

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, September 29 2011

Reading up on the doings of the "indignados," a group of Spanish protesters known first for a prolonged occupation of the square in Madrid's Puerta del Sol — in the style of the Jan. 25 protesters who occupied ... Read More

NYTimes Finally Frontpages the Rise of Networked Politics

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 28 2011

In case you missed it, the "paper of record" has a long front-page story today titled "As Scorn for Vote Grows, Protests Surge Around Globe." It's kind of a goulash of anecdotes from Spain to Israel to India, with the ... Read More

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