During the economic recession period and the political vulnerability, demonstrations broke out, in the Arab countries. These demonstrations were later referred to as the “Arab Spring.” The dissents in the Arab world were as a result of the need for a majority rule governments. Also, the Occupy Wall Street began due to an ever-widening gap between the haves and have-nots; a notable flop by the American Government to have the commercial industry account for their mess, and a thought that capitalism had taken over politics. The protesters stated that a global civil society required fairness. They, therefore, wanted an end to corporate manipulation over the policy and an end to depravation and negligent malpractices in banks. The movement also wanted a fair taxation for the wealthy persons, a renovation of the Securities and Exchange Commission, reforming the public airwaves, making accountable the Wall Street culprits to justice and more intensive regulation of war profiteers.
The participants in the demonstration were of diverse backgrounds, reflecting the role of unity in a bid to pursue a common interest. Every political group, peer group, people of race, different beliefs, education level, and fashion were represented. These were gatherings of people of like minds. Protests happen due to common worries among people of various identities and diverse objectives. This is a typical element of the movements in the world. The demonstrators possess a space and the way they do as such, the way they associate with each other is a vital end of the movement. The type of collaboration, and additionally the personality and interest substance is focal.
The new media encapsulate occupiers’ social responsibility to open access since they permit anybody both to create and to appropriate thoughts. As critical as electronic correspondence may be, it accomplishes minimal unless it prompts face to face association in which individuals achieve more than react latently and reflexively. Along these lines, the electronic media are not utilized as a part of confinement, but rather to advance nonhierarchical, libertarian, yet most importantly dynamic investment in the movement’s exercises, association progressively and genuine space.
The USA being a world’s superpower, has a role in controlling the increase of weapons of mass destruction and creating stability in different places in the world that are facing a risk of war. The Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring movements demonstrate the need for the US to provide policing and security, provide aid money, banking facilities, act as a watchdog on human rights and give an outline of democracy in the world.
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