Category Archives: Political protests

Change the World Without Taking Power: The Meaning of Revolution Today

The wave of political demonstrations since the Battle of Seattle in 2001 have crystallised a new trend in left-wing politics. Modern protest movements are grounding their actions in both Marxism and Anarchism, fighting for radical social change in terms that … Continue reading

Posted in Movimientos sociales, Political protests, Social change, Social innovation, Social learning, Social movements | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Would It Mean to Win?

Connecting some of the more remarkable events of the last decade–including the rioting in Oaxaca and in the outskirts of Paris and the modern crises of neoliberalism–this critical analysis suggests new strategies for the progressive Left and that forward-moving change … Continue reading

Posted in Movimientos sociales, Political protests, Social change, Social innovation, Social learning, Social movements | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Birds of a Feather Protest Together – Theorizing Self-Organizing Political Protests with Flock Theory

The current research theorizes decentralized and self-organized political protests via flock theory, a theory of emergent self-organization in communicative human interaction. Flock theory draws from a theoretical basis of emergence and self-organizing systems, and is presented as a theory of … Continue reading

Posted in Political protests, Self-organization, Social change, Social movements, Social organization | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Birds of a Feather Protest Together – Theorizing Self-Organizing Political Protests with Flock Theory