Now, we've all heard about the protests for BLM (or Black Lives Matter), or about Greta Thunberg and the climate change protests - might have even been in one - but the question is, do they work?
Lots of protests have been happening lately, but many think they don't work, that they just ditrupt normal day-to-day life. I have looked futher on about this issue, and have come up with my answer: protesting does work, but not in the way people would think. It does not look like protests do anything, but there are long-term changes not only onto the way society lives their lives, but also the protesters themselves.
Protests work in the way that they scare the authorities and/or the government into changing the ways of the country: after George Floyd's death, and the worldwide protests took place, the Mineappolis' city council had announced it planned to disband their local force and invest in a community-based public-safety program on June 7th. Soon, more than a dozen other U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, Dallas, and Washington, D.C., have also made commitments to reduce police resources and funding, and make changes to their systems.
So, what do you think? Have protests changed things for the better or the worse? Or do you think they have not done anything for society? And finally, do protests work? Write down in the comments your thought and opinions.