Opposition to Development Exploding Internationally

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Opposition to development has exploded not only in the US but across representative democracies globally. Virtually everyone believes they can facilitate change while social media tools help make everyone an organizer. While undoubtedly a great leap forward for citizen engagement, the problem is that those engaged tend to be opponents – supporters stay home. This imbalance causes a political backlash that destroys even desperately needed progress.

http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/let-us-stop-repeating-the-lie-that-irish-people-do-not-protest-1.2937716