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Revolutionary Organization in the age of Networked Individualism - Andrew Flood

Revolutionary Organization in the age of Networked Individualism - Andrew Flood

In his review of Paul Mason’s book ‘Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere’, Andrew Flood looks at the concept of the ‘Networked Individual’ and explores the extent to which modern communications technology has impacted on people’s ability to organise in a non-hierarchical manner. He goes on to look at the impact of this on the role of a revolutionary organisation and indeed on the type of revolutionary organisation needed in the era of the ‘networked individual’. For example with the ease of one to many internet communications does the size of a revolutionary organisation matter any longer? The coherent anarchist organisation, he concludes, “aims to be a scaffold along which many of the major nodes of a network can rapidly grow and link up as they are needed…”

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