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Civil Society & Grassroots Coalitions Are Leading Korean Peace Initiatives

Civil Society & Grassroots Coalitions Are Leading Korean Peace Initiatives

Peace talks between North and South Korea have continued partially due to the massive support from civil society and grassroots activists. Peace research has shown the influence civil society has on both social and political issues-the more people come together in support of peace on the Korean Peninsula, the harder it becomes for world leaders to disagree.  

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.   

Using Humor As Nonviolent Action

Using Humor As Nonviolent Action

During Donald Trump's recent state visit to the UK, protesters carried an inflatable baby Trump blimp to bring humor to their protest of his domestic and foreign policy. Humor, in various forms, has a long tradition in protest movements.