The effect of the GFC on public finances led to many governments enacting austerity measures, including spending cuts and tax increases. That, in turn, led to popular opposition movements and street protests, including the Occupy movement in the US and elsewhere.
In recent years, the Black Lives Matter movement has led to an increase in protests in the US and across the globe, according to Chaucer. The reinsurer’s analysis of US data found that the number of large protests jumped 156% last year, from 2,553 to 6,545, driven by the Black Lives Matter movement.
Germany saw the largest increase in