Social science research has found that protests around the country have been overwhelmingly peaceful and biased media portrayals mislead us.

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Completely unbiased, non-politicized, emotionally detached, empirical social science research has determined that peaceful protestors around the country should be commended for the extreme non-violent restraint they have shown when assaulted by the police. The biased right wing corporate news media has been spinning a "false narrative" that blames the violence committed on the part of law enforcement on the protestors themselves. They are literally blaming the victims.


"Given that protesters were objecting to extrajudicial police killings of Black citizens, protesters displayed an extraordinary level of nonviolent discipline, particularly for a campaign involving hundreds of documented incidents of apparent police brutality. The protests were extraordinarily nonviolent, and extraordinarily nondestructive, given the unprecedented size of the movement’s participation and geographic scope."

"How the news media frame protests influences how the public perceives them. Ambiguous framings — such as those describing “clashes” between protesters and police — can convey false information about which side is violent."

In many instances, police reportedly began or escalated the violence, but some observers nevertheless blame the protesters. The claim that the protests are violent — even when the police started the violence — can help local, state and federal forces justify intentionally beating, gassing or kettling the people marching, or reinforces politicians’ calls for “law and order.”


Here is the empirical data that backs up their claims.


"In short, our data suggest that 96.3 percent of events involved no property damage or police injuries, and in 97.7 percent of events, no injuries were reported among participants, bystanders or police."


Earlier this year, social science researchers challenged the assumption that protests involving enormous crowds of individuals densely packed into a relatively small area contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. When social scientists dug beneath the surface, they discovered that the cause of the disproportionate spread of the virus in densely packed urban areas was actually a totally unrelated factor linked to racism and various forms of systemic oppression against marginalized groups. This simply goes to show that correlation in no way, shape, or form ever so much as suggests causation unless the data was compiled by an educated scholar of the humanities with no political bias whatsoever.


"In fact, they determined that, based on cellphone data, “cities which had protests saw an increase in social distancing behavior for the overall population relative to cities that did not,” leading to “modest evidence of a small longer-run case growth decline.”

Don't let appearances fool you. The peaceful protests around the country should not be a cause for concern and they actually slow the spread of the coronavirus as a result of an increase in social distancing.

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Completely unbiased, non-politicized, emotionally detached, empirical social science research has determined that peaceful protestors around the country should be commended for the extreme non-violent restraint they have shown when assaulted by the police. The biased right wing corporate news media has been spinning a "false narrative" that blames the violence committed on the part of law enforcement on the protestors themselves. They are literally blaming the victims.


"Given that protesters were objecting to extrajudicial police killings of Black citizens, protesters displayed an extraordinary level of nonviolent discipline, particularly for a campaign involving hundreds of documented incidents of apparent police brutality. The protests were extraordinarily nonviolent, and extraordinarily nondestructive, given the unprecedented size of the movement’s participation and geographic scope."

"How the news media frame protests influences how the public perceives them. Ambiguous framings — such as those describing “clashes” between protesters and police — can convey false information about which side is violent."

In many instances, police reportedly began or escalated the violence, but some observers nevertheless blame the protesters. The claim that the protests are violent — even when the police started the violence — can help local, state and federal forces justify intentionally beating, gassing or kettling the people marching, or reinforces politicians’ calls for “law and order.”


Here is the empirical data that backs up their claims.


"In short, our data suggest that 96.3 percent of events involved no property damage or police injuries, and in 97.7 percent of events, no injuries were reported among participants, bystanders or police."


Earlier this year, social science researchers challenged the assumption that protests involving enormous crowds of individuals densely packed into a relatively small area contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. When social scientists dug beneath the surface, they discovered that the cause of the disproportionate spread of the virus in densely packed urban areas was actually a totally unrelated factor linked to racism and various forms of oppression against marginalized groups. This simply goes to show that correlation in no way, shape, or form ever so much as suggests causation unless the data was compiled by an educated scholar of the humanities with no political bias whatsoever.


"In fact, they determined that, based on cellphone data, “cities which had protests saw an increase in social distancing behavior for the overall population relative to cities that did not,” leading to “modest evidence of a small longer-run case growth decline.”

Don't let appearances fool you. The peaceful protests around the country should not be a cause for concern and they actually slow the spread of the coronavirus as a result of an increase in social distancing.

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That's a JOKE .Besides 9 dead, the damage is over $1 Billion:

https://nypost.com/2020/09/05/black-lives-matter-protesters-riot-in-manhattan-cause-100000-damage/

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Exclusive: $1 billion-plus riot damage is most expensive in insurance history

DJ Trump is right when he calls the Washington Post "fake news."
 

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Completely unbiased, non-politicized, emotionally detached, empirical social science research has determined that peaceful protestors around the country should be commended for the extreme non-violent restraint they have shown when assaulted by the police. The biased right wing corporate news media has been spinning a "false narrative" that blames the violence committed on the part of law enforcement on the protestors themselves. They are literally blaming the victims.


"Given that protesters were objecting to extrajudicial police killings of Black citizens, protesters displayed an extraordinary level of nonviolent discipline, particularly for a campaign involving hundreds of documented incidents of apparent police brutality. The protests were extraordinarily nonviolent, and extraordinarily nondestructive, given the unprecedented size of the movement’s participation and geographic scope."

"How the news media frame protests influences how the public perceives them. Ambiguous framings — such as those describing “clashes” between protesters and police — can convey false information about which side is violent."

In many instances, police reportedly began or escalated the violence, but some observers nevertheless blame the protesters. The claim that the protests are violent — even when the police started the violence — can help local, state and federal forces justify intentionally beating, gassing or kettling the people marching, or reinforces politicians’ calls for “law and order.”


Here is the empirical data that backs up their claims.


"In short, our data suggest that 96.3 percent of events involved no property damage or police injuries, and in 97.7 percent of events, no injuries were reported among participants, bystanders or police."


Earlier this year, social science researchers challenged the assumption that protests involving enormous crowds of individuals densely packed into a relatively small area contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. When social scientists dug beneath the surface, they discovered that the cause of the disproportionate spread of the virus in densely packed urban areas was actually a totally unrelated factor linked to racism and various forms of systemic oppression against marginalized groups. This simply goes to show that correlation in no way, shape, or form ever so much as suggests causation unless the data was compiled by an educated scholar of the humanities with no political bias whatsoever.


"In fact, they determined that, based on cellphone data, “cities which had protests saw an increase in social distancing behavior for the overall population relative to cities that did not,” leading to “modest evidence of a small longer-run case growth decline.”

Don't let appearances fool you. The peaceful protests around the country should not be a cause for concern and they actually slow the spread of the coronavirus as a result of an increase in social distancing.

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Can't read the article. Who conducted the study?
 
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Social "science" is just as credible a science as phrenology.
In this day and age, ALL SCIENCE IS POLITICALLY WEAPONIZED!

Welcome to the Dark Ages 2.0.
Whereas the hard, physical sciences may occasionally be used for political purposes, much of social science is political at its core.

There was a prominent study that received a fair amount of media attention on NPR and CNN. It was a statistical study performed by various gender studies "scholars" that claimed that America is the tenth worst country for women in the world and the third worst country in the world regarding violence against women. They had the USA rated as more dangerous towards woman than some countries where women can not vote, drive a car, be out in public without being wrapped head to toe or without being accompanied by a man, and can be stoned to death for non-marital sex.


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Here is how they came up with their "statistics". They surveyed 548 "experts", mostly gender-studies professors and such, and asked them to give their OPINIONS regarding the worst countries for women. They then calculated their statistics based on those totally subjective ratings. They referenced no crime statistics, no income statistics, no analyses of laws in various countries. In other words, nothing objective, only criticisms. You can't make this up.
 
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Completely unbiased, non-politicized, emotionally detached, empirical social science research has determined that peaceful protestors around the country should be commended for the extreme non-violent restraint they have shown when assaulted by the police. The biased right wing corporate news media has been spinning a "false narrative" that blames the violence committed on the part of law enforcement on the protestors themselves. They are literally blaming the victims.


"Given that protesters were objecting to extrajudicial police killings of Black citizens, protesters displayed an extraordinary level of nonviolent discipline, particularly for a campaign involving hundreds of documented incidents of apparent police brutality. The protests were extraordinarily nonviolent, and extraordinarily nondestructive, given the unprecedented size of the movement’s participation and geographic scope."

"How the news media frame protests influences how the public perceives them. Ambiguous framings — such as those describing “clashes” between protesters and police — can convey false information about which side is violent."

In many instances, police reportedly began or escalated the violence, but some observers nevertheless blame the protesters. The claim that the protests are violent — even when the police started the violence — can help local, state and federal forces justify intentionally beating, gassing or kettling the people marching, or reinforces politicians’ calls for “law and order.”


Here is the empirical data that backs up their claims.


"In short, our data suggest that 96.3 percent of events involved no property damage or police injuries, and in 97.7 percent of events, no injuries were reported among participants, bystanders or police."


Earlier this year, social science researchers challenged the assumption that protests involving enormous crowds of individuals densely packed into a relatively small area contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. When social scientists dug beneath the surface, they discovered that the cause of the disproportionate spread of the virus in densely packed urban areas was actually a totally unrelated factor linked to racism and various forms of systemic oppression against marginalized groups. This simply goes to show that correlation in no way, shape, or form ever so much as suggests causation unless the data was compiled by an educated scholar of the humanities with no political bias whatsoever.


"In fact, they determined that, based on cellphone data, “cities which had protests saw an increase in social distancing behavior for the overall population relative to cities that did not,” leading to “modest evidence of a small longer-run case growth decline.”

Don't let appearances fool you. The peaceful protests around the country should not be a cause for concern and they actually slow the spread of the coronavirus as a result of an increase in social distancing.

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2 billion in property damage and about a dozen dead.

Yup, peaceful
 
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Completely unbiased, non-politicized, emotionally detached, empirical social science research has determined that peaceful protestors around the country should be commended for the extreme non-violent restraint they have shown when assaulted by the police. The biased right wing corporate news media has been spinning a "false narrative" that blames the violence committed on the part of law enforcement on the protestors themselves. They are literally blaming the victims.


"Given that protesters were objecting to extrajudicial police killings of Black citizens, protesters displayed an extraordinary level of nonviolent discipline, particularly for a campaign involving hundreds of documented incidents of apparent police brutality. The protests were extraordinarily nonviolent, and extraordinarily nondestructive, given the unprecedented size of the movement’s participation and geographic scope."

"How the news media frame protests influences how the public perceives them. Ambiguous framings — such as those describing “clashes” between protesters and police — can convey false information about which side is violent."

In many instances, police reportedly began or escalated the violence, but some observers nevertheless blame the protesters. The claim that the protests are violent — even when the police started the violence — can help local, state and federal forces justify intentionally beating, gassing or kettling the people marching, or reinforces politicians’ calls for “law and order.”


Here is the empirical data that backs up their claims.


"In short, our data suggest that 96.3 percent of events involved no property damage or police injuries, and in 97.7 percent of events, no injuries were reported among participants, bystanders or police."


Earlier this year, social science researchers challenged the assumption that protests involving enormous crowds of individuals densely packed into a relatively small area contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. When social scientists dug beneath the surface, they discovered that the cause of the disproportionate spread of the virus in densely packed urban areas was actually a totally unrelated factor linked to racism and various forms of systemic oppression against marginalized groups. This simply goes to show that correlation in no way, shape, or form ever so much as suggests causation unless the data was compiled by an educated scholar of the humanities with no political bias whatsoever.


"In fact, they determined that, based on cellphone data, “cities which had protests saw an increase in social distancing behavior for the overall population relative to cities that did not,” leading to “modest evidence of a small longer-run case growth decline.”

Don't let appearances fool you. The peaceful protests around the country should not be a cause for concern and they actually slow the spread of the coronavirus as a result of an increase in social distancing.

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Can't read the article. Who conducted the study?
The name attached to the article is Erica Chenoweth. If you click the link, it says the following:

"Erica Chenoweth is a Professor at Harvard Kennedy School and a Susan and Kenneth Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She also blogs at Rational Insurgent and co-hosts the award-winning blog Political Violence @ a Glance"
 
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Completely unbiased, non-politicized, emotionally detached, empirical social science research has determined that peaceful protestors around the country should be commended for the extreme non-violent restraint they have shown when assaulted by the police. The biased right wing corporate news media has been spinning a "false narrative" that blames the violence committed on the part of law enforcement on the protestors themselves. They are literally blaming the victims.


"Given that protesters were objecting to extrajudicial police killings of Black citizens, protesters displayed an extraordinary level of nonviolent discipline, particularly for a campaign involving hundreds of documented incidents of apparent police brutality. The protests were extraordinarily nonviolent, and extraordinarily nondestructive, given the unprecedented size of the movement’s participation and geographic scope."

"How the news media frame protests influences how the public perceives them. Ambiguous framings — such as those describing “clashes” between protesters and police — can convey false information about which side is violent."

In many instances, police reportedly began or escalated the violence, but some observers nevertheless blame the protesters. The claim that the protests are violent — even when the police started the violence — can help local, state and federal forces justify intentionally beating, gassing or kettling the people marching, or reinforces politicians’ calls for “law and order.”


Here is the empirical data that backs up their claims.


"In short, our data suggest that 96.3 percent of events involved no property damage or police injuries, and in 97.7 percent of events, no injuries were reported among participants, bystanders or police."


Earlier this year, social science researchers challenged the assumption that protests involving enormous crowds of individuals densely packed into a relatively small area contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. When social scientists dug beneath the surface, they discovered that the cause of the disproportionate spread of the virus in densely packed urban areas was actually a totally unrelated factor linked to racism and various forms of systemic oppression against marginalized groups. This simply goes to show that correlation in no way, shape, or form ever so much as suggests causation unless the data was compiled by an educated scholar of the humanities with no political bias whatsoever.


"In fact, they determined that, based on cellphone data, “cities which had protests saw an increase in social distancing behavior for the overall population relative to cities that did not,” leading to “modest evidence of a small longer-run case growth decline.”

Don't let appearances fool you. The peaceful protests around the country should not be a cause for concern and they actually slow the spread of the coronavirus as a result of an increase in social distancing.

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2 billion in property damage and about a dozen dead.

Yup, peaceful
Some individuals are claiming that the police are the source of most of the violence. Portland has significantly reduced police funding and are convinced that if they cut spending even more, the city will safe. The problem in Portland is that the roving mobs roaming the streets aren't being given enough freedom.


 

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Completely unbiased, non-politicized, emotionally detached, empirical social science research has determined that peaceful protestors around the country should be commended for the extreme non-violent restraint they have shown when assaulted by the police. The biased right wing corporate news media has been spinning a "false narrative" that blames the violence committed on the part of law enforcement on the protestors themselves. They are literally blaming the victims.


"Given that protesters were objecting to extrajudicial police killings of Black citizens, protesters displayed an extraordinary level of nonviolent discipline, particularly for a campaign involving hundreds of documented incidents of apparent police brutality. The protests were extraordinarily nonviolent, and extraordinarily nondestructive, given the unprecedented size of the movement’s participation and geographic scope."

"How the news media frame protests influences how the public perceives them. Ambiguous framings — such as those describing “clashes” between protesters and police — can convey false information about which side is violent."

In many instances, police reportedly began or escalated the violence, but some observers nevertheless blame the protesters. The claim that the protests are violent — even when the police started the violence — can help local, state and federal forces justify intentionally beating, gassing or kettling the people marching, or reinforces politicians’ calls for “law and order.”


Here is the empirical data that backs up their claims.


"In short, our data suggest that 96.3 percent of events involved no property damage or police injuries, and in 97.7 percent of events, no injuries were reported among participants, bystanders or police."


Earlier this year, social science researchers challenged the assumption that protests involving enormous crowds of individuals densely packed into a relatively small area contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. When social scientists dug beneath the surface, they discovered that the cause of the disproportionate spread of the virus in densely packed urban areas was actually a totally unrelated factor linked to racism and various forms of systemic oppression against marginalized groups. This simply goes to show that correlation in no way, shape, or form ever so much as suggests causation unless the data was compiled by an educated scholar of the humanities with no political bias whatsoever.


"In fact, they determined that, based on cellphone data, “cities which had protests saw an increase in social distancing behavior for the overall population relative to cities that did not,” leading to “modest evidence of a small longer-run case growth decline.”

Don't let appearances fool you. The peaceful protests around the country should not be a cause for concern and they actually slow the spread of the coronavirus as a result of an increase in social distancing.

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Yup all the damage all the dead all the ACTUAL riots were all just peaceful and they all sang Kumba and held hands. Some one posted that 93 percent of the protests were peaceful and I noted that out of thousands of protests 7 percent is damn big NUMBER. I see we are taking a new tact here claiming the cops started the riots, the only problem with that claim is in the cases of the riots that did massive damage and killed people, GUESS who wasn't there? That's right, the COPS.
 

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Good luck with the study that tries to convince people that they don't see what they see.
Didn't Stalinist Russia already do this?

Social Sciences have been around for a long time.
No one believed it, they only tolerated it because not doing so would have meant getting shot.

Usual Stalinist shit.
 

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Good luck with the study that tries to convince people that they don't see what they see.
When I enrolled at Rutgers University in 1972, the head of the Sociology Dept. was a Scottish Marxist.

True story.
 

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More disinformation. Nobody has complained about the peaceful exercise of citizens' Constitutional rights. People are complaining about the violence and looting. Two very separate issues that liberals are trying to combine to minimize the damage. How sad.
 

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