Vincent Bevins on How to Tend the Flames of Protests
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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Andrew talks to Vincent Bevins, author of If We Burn, about the global mass protests between 2010 and 2020 that mostly failed to bring about radical change and how they could survive with better care going forward.
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Vincent Bevins is an award-winning journalist and correspondent. He covered Southeast Asia for the Washington Post, reporting from across the entire region and paying special attention to the legacy of the 1965 massacre in Indonesia. He previously served as the Brazil correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, also covering nearby parts of South America, and before that he worked for the Financial Times in London. Among the other publications he has written for are the New York Times,The Atlantic, The Economist, the Guardian, Foreign Policy, the New York Review of Books, The New Republic, and more. Vincent was born and raised in California and spent the last few years living in Jakarta.