How To Protest Effectively

“Protests can energize people and overawe governments. But it is the steady and often tedious work of organization that sustains democracy — and can change the world. Protests are useful mostly to the extent that they mobilize people to participate in the follow-up meetings to realize the protest’s goals.”

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“The Master Switch” Is A Book Worth Recommending

Tim Wu’s The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires is based on a fascinating premise: Every era of information technology (phone, radio, TV, film, and internet) has followed the same pattern.

They begin as open, utopian, communication platforms and become monopolized and controlled by small cartels.

The book is an incredible look at the history of media and offers a lot to think about with regard to where the internet is headed.