Twenty reasons why it’s kicking off everywhere

BBC Newsnight

An excellent write-up of where this new wave of protests, not only in the Middle-East, but also in European countries is originating from. “At the heart of it all is a new sociological type: the graduate with no future – with access to social media”, writes BBC Newsnight’s economics editor Paul Mason. The best part of the 20-theses-piece: It’s not written as a closed analysis, but as a starting point for debates.


From Weekly Filet #6, in August 2014.

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