Category Archives: World

World Protests – Rising Outrage and Discontent

This study analyzes 843 protests occurring between January 2006 and July 2013 in 84 countries covering over 90% of the world population. The paper focuses on: (i) major grievances driving world protests (ii) who is demonstrating, what protest methods they … Continue reading

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Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

Incisive grassroots account of the new global revolutions by acclaimed BBC journalist. The world is facing a wave of uprisings, protests and revolutions: Arab dictators swept away, public spaces occupied, slum-dwellers in revolt, cyberspace buzzing with utopian dreams. Events we … Continue reading

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A History of the World in 100 objects

A 100 part series by Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, exploring world history from two million years ago to the present. Discover the 100 objects featured in the Radio 4 series; listen to the programmes online and download … Continue reading

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