The article reviews the history of political movements and concludes
that recent protests, in the U.S. especially, have been ineffectual. The
protests against the Iraq War in 2003 didn't stop the war. Occupy Wall
Street had little direct effect. The Women's march on Washington didn't
stop Trump and the GOP. Mostly protesters just let off steam. The
real work requires engagement with politicians and smart, top-down
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