The approaching district council elections will be crunch time for the whole protest movement. They will show, once and for all, whether there is a method to its madness, or it’s all just madness.Whether or not you agree with the use of violence as a political tool, at some point, every successful movement has to translate its demands and goals into political capital and tangible gains. Otherwise, it’s just violence for violence’s sake.It’s often argued that the protest violence, though it…
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