Year 2011 was a significant turning point in the case of protest movements. This text is an analysis of the concept of multitude in the background of that political events. It encompasses and analyze the riots, protests and uprising in the Maghreb, the Middle East, Europe (Madrid), and the United States (Occupy Wall Street movement). Jan Sowa analyzes the reasons for these protests which boil down to one request: more democracy and challenged the accuracy of the liberal democratic process.
Keywords: Arab Spring, democracy, Indignados, multitude, Occupy Wall Street, psychoanalysis