Over the past two months, Hong Kong has roared into global headlines. Its seven million
Today’s urban public spaces tend to represent governments and cities rather than people and citizens.
Protest organisers in Hong Kong claim that nearly two million people, most clad in black
Two decades into the 21st century, one would expect all manner of “new and innovative”
Activists are small players in the struggle for attention, which is controlled largely by advertisers.
This text is adapted from “The Paradox of Repression and Nonviolent Movements,” edited by Lester
Last October, something strange happened when the United Nations released a report saying we have