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January/February 2010

Responsibility to protest

In the wake of the global convergence in Copenhagen and looking ahead to the anti-Olympic demonstrations in February 2010, Briarpatch sets out to assess the state of social movements today. Where are the emerging opportunities for collective action and popular empowerment? What have we learned in the ten years since Seattle? How do we translate the convergences in Copenhagen, Vancouver or elsewhere into ongoing political pressure and social transformation?

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