Published January 26, 2017
An article in USA Today about the historic Women’s March on Washington and the growing grass-roots resistance to President Trump’s agenda interviewed Kari Winter, professor of transnational studies and director of UB’s Gender Institute, who said she sees greater parallels with the American Revolution and anti-slavery movements than with the modern Republican Tea Party, because of the hundreds of rallies that took place outside the United States indicating that “people all over the world recognize that their own future is at stake in what happens here.” “I don’t think we’ve seen something quite at this scale,” she said. “When you have mass protests ultimately what wins in history is what wins hearts and minds,” she said.
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