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Andrew Flood reviews 'Why its kicking off everywhere' by Paul Mason with discussion

Andrew Flood reviews 'Why its kicking off everywhere' by Paul Mason with discussion

A recording of a Workers Solidarity Movement discussion about Paul Mason's recently published book 'Why its kicking off everywhere'. The speaker is Andrew Flood who for the purpose of this discussion focused in on Mason's presentation of the networked individual. The presentation is based on an extract of a major review of the book to be published at http://www.wsm.ie

Areas covered in the discussion
technological determinism
post autonomist influence
door knocking V the internet
coherent organisation in advance of the kick off
counter hegemony
who are the educated youth
technology as enabler
technology & a sense of power in Egypt
the downsides of email - using it dominate
the danger of people being consumers
'like'ing rather than acting
Trying stuff in the real world to learn skills
the effects of 20 years of passivity
spreading of bad information
leaking internal information
does he have a magic solution?

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