Protests in Colombia and South Africa reveal link between inequality and popular uprisings

  • FA (Fabio) Diaz Pabon

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Ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Brazil. The Women’s March on Washington. Protesters in Morocco demanding the right to protest and dissentPhilippine citizens marching against President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug warHungarian rallies for freedom of information and expression.

As protests, demonstrations and clashes escalate across the world, global discontent seems to be reaching levels not seen since the fallout of the 2008-2009 financial meltdown.

What is driving this wave of popular mobilisation?

Period9 Jun 2017

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  • TitleProtests in Colombia and South Africa reveal link between inequality and popular uprisings
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1000 words
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date9/06/17
    DescriptionOngoing anti-government demonstrations in Brazil. The Women’s March on Washington. Protesters in Morocco demanding the right to protest and dissent. Philippine citizens marching against President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war. Hungarian rallies for freedom of information and expression.

    As protests, demonstrations and clashes escalate across the world, global discontent seems to be reaching levels not seen since the fallout of the 2008-2009 financial meltdown.

    What is driving this wave of popular mobilisation?
    Producer/AuthorFabio Andres Diaz
    URLhttps://theconversation.com/protests-in-colombia-and-south-africa-reveal-link-between-inequality-and-popular-uprisings-78214
    PersonsFA (Fabio) Diaz Pabon