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The Joker to Guy Fawkes: why protesters around the world are wearing the same masks

From Hong Kong to Chile and from Lebanon to Iraq, people around the world are taking to the streets in protest against their leaders. Across these myriad different protest movements – with their different contexts, histories and goals – people are wearing the same masks.

The grinning faces of Guy Fawkes from the film V for Vendetta and of the Joker have become ubiquitous.

  • Aidan McGarry
  • The Conversation

But why?

A mask is a …

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