There is a “deafening” media silence on protests around the world protesting against the elites, according to Webster University Assistant Professor Ralph Schoellhammer.
Pennsylvania State University doctoral candidate John Beieler has created a time-lapse visualization that shows all global protest activity from 1979-2013. Beieler used monthly data available at GDELT (The Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone) – an
Today, November 14, 2012 is billed as the “1st Pan-European General Strike”, with around 40 unions taking part in anti-austerity protests across 23 European countries. For the time being only Spain and Portugal are actually holding full-blown ‘general