POLITICS

Why Protests Should Never Be Peaceful

A non-violent protest need not be quiet, tame, or even polite, but rather should be disruptive, provocative, and confrontational

David Todd McCarty
Rome Magazine
Published in
7 min readMay 2, 2024

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“After all, the practical reason why, when the power is once in the hands of the people, a

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David Todd McCarty
Rome Magazine

A cranky romantic searching for hope and humor. I tell stories. Most of them are true. I’m not at all interested in your outrage, but I do feel your pain.