Organized Chaos: How 603 Groups Of Demonstrators Acted As One


INDIVIDUALS with shared beliefs joined together

Affinity groups... Teams of five to 20 people who share a cause; they planned their own role in the protests, from street theater to sit-ins to "direct action"

...formed clusters... Affinity groups with similar interests gathered to plan larger protests

...representing various causes

SEVEN MAIN CAUSES and infinite smaller causes were represented

These are some of the major causes, but the groups overlap, and with more than 600 organizations, endless agendas were touted. The groups supporting venous causes planned their own events on different days. Spiritual groups organized a vigil...

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