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Questions tagged [protests]

Questions related to political protests where attempts by individuals or groups to address or stop perceived injustices within a political system, without overturning the system itself occur.

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What happens if the President of Chile resigns?

There is currently (October 2019) a social and political crisis affecting Chile, where mass demonstrations are demanding change to the government. The militarisation of the conflict by the government (...
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Was Ecuador govenrment already warned about inadmissibility of force using agains protesters?

As heard today, there is a civil standoff between military/police and protesters in Ecuador(some sources : 1, 2). Origin of protests(possibly) was implementing IMF economic recommendations, including ...
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Demonstration Marches and their effectiveness

I'm seeking research on the effectiveness of protest marches as compared to other, possibly more modern forms of activism. I feel like somewhere there must be a study that effectively says "10000 ...
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Is there a correlation between armed security and casualties of people working in security?

I am working for a private security company. We currently have a debate about whether carrying firearms would improve our safety or make our job even more dangerous. Is anyone aware of any study ...
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Is it true that South Africa has the most protests per capita in the world?

While the numbers seem to vary widely (depending on who is speaking), it seems that there are roughly 3 public protests per day, on average, in South Africa (which can include events as diverse as ...