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World On Fire: Major Protests Around The Globe!!!

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posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 03:29 AM
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Protests have long been a powerful political tool for enacting change and expressing discontent.
From the Civil Rights Movement's the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom to Indian independence, protests have left powerful marks upon the world. Historically, protests have served as an outlet for marginalized groups to articulate their frustrations - and make their demands known. One such example is New York's Stonewall riots, which kicked off the modern Pride movement and mainstream LGBTQ visibility.
Today, protests like last month's Global Climate Strike and Hong Kong's ongoing mass protests are calls for politicians to change their policies. The climate strike, for example, drew over 6 million protesters around the world, making it the biggest demonstration against climate change in history.
While protests have changed significantly with the rise of technology and social media, they're still powerful agents for change.
In an interview with WNYC's On The Media, technological sociologist Zeynep Tufekci said that modern protest has the "capacity for changing the narrative."
"The thing is, though in the past, you can think of the protest as an exclamation mark at the end of a long sentence, whereas right now it's just the first word in a potential sentence," Tufekci told WNYC.
Protests are happening right now, all over the world, from the "yellow vest" protests in Paris to Indonesian protests against a draconian criminal code.
Here are the protests currently happening around the world.


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In Hong Kong, a new extradition law sparked protests back in June, but the conflict is escalating




A criminal code in Indonesia has led to protests against its draconian laws.




In the Netherlands, thousands of Dutch farmers clogged highways with their tractors.




Several protests are ongoing in France, including demonstrations by Paris police officers.




In Russia, thousands gathered to demand the release of protesters who were arrested on charges of rioting.




Peruvians protested the confusion surrounding President Vizcarra’s government in the streets of Lima.




Protesters in Haiti called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse.




Egypt saw another wave of protests calling for the resignation of authoritarian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.




Lebanon is experiencing protests due to its slowing economy.




Syria's Kurdish population is protesting their exclusion from a UN committee.




Protests erupted in Iraq against Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's government.




In Jerusalem, Palestinians protested the hospitalization of a Palestinian detainee accused of killing an Israeli teenager.




UAW workers have been on strike for two weeks in the United States.



Look's like the world is going nutz...
just thought I would report on all them crazy protests and riots going on across the globe


Protests around the world: violent clashes hit Chile, Hong Kong, Lebanon and Barcelona



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Protests have broken out in several countries across the world, with citizens unhappy for different reasons. Some are protesting over economic conditions, others are protesting over tax hikes and elsewhere protests are breaking out over controversial laws or prison sentences imposed by governments.
Here's the latest in each of the country's affected by violent clashes and unrest.



Chile

Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago on Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over increases in the price of metro tickets.



Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this weekend in the Chinese-ruled city, which has been battered by months of violent protests.



Lebanon

Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse.



Barcelona

Violent clashes escalated in Barcelona late on Friday, as radical Catalan separatists hurled rocks and fireworks at police, who responded with teargas and rubber bullets, turning the city centre into a chaotic battleground.


Let me know what you think?
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posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 03:34 AM
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I think people are just sick and tired of elite classes telling them how to live.

Morally bankrupt leaders, rulers who are shepherding their people into misery. Minus these ridiculous climate protests.



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 04:00 AM
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Good post. Its the Russian revolution on a global scale. Social media must be the bane of elitist existence.


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posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 04:43 AM
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Thanks for our daily dose of doom-porn !

Cheers !



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 04:51 AM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed

originally posted by: Joneselius
I think people are just sick and tired of elite classes telling them how to live.

Morally bankrupt leaders, rulers who are shepherding their people into misery. Minus these ridiculous climate protests.



Not to mention sick of being promised trickle down wealth only to find that warm fuzzy liquid running down their legs is nothing more than runoff from cheetolini's golden showers.


Cheetolini! Thats a funny nickname. But to be fair a little harsh. Mussolini was a real dictator, Trump is just a egomanic businessman with too much power, but there are similarities when it comes tho their fanbase.


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posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 05:19 AM
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a reply to: DustybudzZ

We even had a small one here on this little island today;


ABOUT 60 Extinction Rebellion protesters cycled into St Helier along Victoria Avenue on Monday morning before staging a 'die in' in town.

...‘It is the best way that we can think of to raise awareness at the moment but we are open to suggestions,’ she said.




Extinction Rebellion protesters take to Victoria Avenue - before staging a 'die-in'

I know the girl quoted in the article and she's lovely, but I have to disagree with their methods.

Blocking the Islands major artery into and out of town during rush-hour, and doing the same thing in the high street as people are trying to get to work on-time, will only alienate the rest of us and will likely lead to an eventual push-back.

Then there's the elephant in the room;

It's established fact that congestion and slow moving vehicles contribute more to emissions than a vehicle being driven efficiently.

What they are effectively doing is causing extra pollution, to raise awareness of pollution.

Might as well lob barrels of oil into a river to demonstrate the harm to wildlife, 🤷🏻‍♂️

*slow clap*

🍻



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 07:09 AM
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a reply to: MerkabaTribeEntity

Cannot see the Extinction Rebellion crowd protesting in cold weather. They'll all be at home with their central heating on keeping warm, while playing with their expensive iPhones.

To the OP. People protest all over the world. Protesting is part of life in democracies. It's a dangerous thing to do in autocracies and dictatorships. You get protests (for now) in Hong Kong, but not many people in China have the courage to protest, and protesting in Russia can be dangerous too.



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 07:14 AM
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Wait till next summer a woman at work said the plan is to disrupt everyone's vacation plans. National parks and popular tourist places. We kept our mouths shut and said thats nice.




posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 07:28 AM
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originally posted by: lakenheath24
Good post. Its the Russian revolution on a global scale. Social media must be the bane of elitist existence.


Except it's the Russians instigating much of the trouble rather than the other way round these days. Brexit + Catalans are constantly on their propaganda channel RT, it's relentless and they sowed the rev seed



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 07:32 AM
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Do you even know what the Russian Revolution was?! Lol



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posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 10:07 AM
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missed something here ... why is the sign the same , I mean exactly the same as the sign of the organization that wanted to destroy the earth in the last Godzilla movie. Predictive programming or so ? World is getting crazier by the parsec. Need new shoe just to fly a lamborgini...

(tha's everything fake in 2020)



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: lakenheath24

Ever heard of Radio Free Europe? Propaganda formulated by the west to seep into yhe minds of the Salvs then bang on down comes the wall. The whole thing was orchestrated from outside the USSR even tothe point of crunching the oil prices and drawing the Sovs into endless death in the ME.

Ever looked in their mirror? It's roles reversal and Vlad'd got the whole EU up in flames along with much of the world through his propaganda channels RT etc along with backing various arab states Syria etc to test the West.



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 10:50 AM
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The Russian Revolution was the peasants revolting against the Russian Czars. You know...Dr. Zhivago. I was drawing a parallel to that and the examples in the OP.....aint got a clue what you are going on about....as it relates to my post anyway.



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 11:16 AM
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Why just like the nineties, and the eighties, and the seventies, and the sixties, and most every other decade. So i suppose it is life in the world as usual.

Remember, the difference is perception. You have an instant portal to all civil unrest throughout the world now that we live in the future. We used to have to read about it in the back page of a newspaper, or get lucky and see it reported on the msm news up until the early 2000's.



posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 11:20 AM
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People are getting frustrated with the elite controlling our lives and corrupting the world and are lashing out. The elite strategy has worked so far as everyone's so divided they're all lashing out at different things. They need to be careful though, because if all these people lashing out ever awaken to their real target...

As opposed to being corralled and tricked by their actual enemy.
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posted on Oct, 21 2019 @ 11:22 AM
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power of FAKEBOOK

and Soros, Cointelpro, Zioglobalists, black goo gaga entourage?



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