Protest

5 posts
Protest Hotspots in 2018

Protest Hotspots in 2018

Seven cases from 2018 show how Kensho’s "protest" topic tag can be used to spot new waves of social unrest as they emerge, and to track the dynamics of ongoing ones.…


Jan 16, 2019
Tracking the Geopolitical Hivemind

Tracking the Geopolitical Hivemind

Online forums, ranging from Twitter to political prediction markets, offer valuable real-time information about geopolitical developments. One underappreciated source for…


Oct 23, 2018
An Anomaly in Armenia: Now what?

An Anomaly in Armenia: Now what?

After a successful protest movement unseats Sargsyan, what will happen next in Armenia?…


Apr 24, 2018
Iran: A Precarious Persian Spring?

Iran: A Precarious Persian Spring?

The protests that began in Iran two weeks ago are the most significant unrest in the country since 2009 and…


Jan 10, 2018
`Tis the season...for instability in Africa?

`Tis the season...for instability in Africa?

For some things, there really is a season, and a smattering of memorable events suggests that political instability in Africa…


Jan 06, 2018