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TIME Recognizes The Protester As Person of the Year

“For capturing and highlighting a global sense of restless promise, for upending governments and conventional wisdom, for combining the oldest of techniques with the newest of technologies to shine a light on human dignity and, finally, for steering the planet on a more democratic though sometimes more dangerous path for the 21st century, the Protester is Time’s 2011 Person of the Year. These are folks who are changing history already and will change the future,”
Richard Stengel, Editor – TIME Magazine

“Massive and effective street protest” was a global oxymoron until — suddenly, shockingly — starting exactly a year ago, it became the defining trope of our times. And the protester once again became a maker of history.  (Read the cover story here)

 

Also: Baylor College of Medicine Prof Named to TIME ‘People Who Mattered’ List (Houston Chronicle)

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