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The Anti-Trump ‘Lights for Liberty’ Events Might be the Most Significant Protests You’ve Never Heard Of

| July 31, 2019

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This kind of activism could matter in 2020.

Two weeks ago, “Lights for Liberty” protests were held throughout the country. Their purpose, according to the protest organizers' main website, was "to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants" detained by the United States at the southern border. These protests received limited national media attention, certainly less than the Women's March. But a careful look at the data shows these protests may be more significant than one might assume....

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For Academic Citation: Chenoweth, Erica, Tommy Leung, Nathan Perkins and Jeremy Pressman.“The Anti-Trump ‘Lights for Liberty’ Events Might be the Most Significant Protests You’ve Never Heard Of.” The Washington Post, July 31, 2019.

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