July 23rd, 2015
Episode 674 of 1761 episodes
In our social media saturated age, the phenomenon of popular protest is as prevalent as ever. There is always, it would seem, something to protest about. But while protest always involved a kind of spectacle and the likelihood of conflict, these days, in the absence of more binding forms of civic solidarity and determinate political ends, it would seem that protest is now only about the spectacle and the inevitable conflict.