Why Don't Protests & Marches Work Anymore?

There's a long and enthusiastic blog post (On the March Save Collins HS) about the
Collins protest on Wednesday that will be fun to compare to the news
accounts that are surely on their way.  This reminds me that protest and marches rarely ever seem to work these days -- except once in a while when they do (the Little Village hunger strike comes to mind).  Why is that?  I remember that in Washington, DC, during the 1990s marching and protesting always seemed particularly pointless and ineffective.  I wonder if anyone's ever figured out which protests work, and which don't, or when they stopped working as well as they used to.   Or maybe they're about energizing the community rather than getting an immediate solution.  Anyone know?

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