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Has Social Media Made It Too Easy To Organize Mass Protests?

Has Social Media Made It Too Easy To Organize Mass Protests?

Before the internet, protesters lacked social media's networking capabilities that allow movements to coordinate and share information in real time. But now, movements have the ability to grow so rapidly that they skip preparation stages that are often vital to movement success.   

How Repression Can Backfire To Fuel Resistance

How Repression Can Backfire To Fuel Resistance

During resistance movements, repression can backfire. Rather than crippling the resistance, repression often fuels resistance and undercuts the legitimacy of a power elite.