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Tweeting for Tunisia
Posted: 17 January 2011

Once again we are seeing the rise of the individual in loosely coupled groups, against the establishment that seeks to retain control. This reminds me of one of the central memes in our new Theme presentation, Naked Leadership: Breaking the Illusion of Control.

Like the Orange revolution and the Iranian protests, the internet is helping Tunisians spread the word and mobilize their communities. How long before Facebook brings down government in a day, and the Pirate Party takes power? What do you think? Is this crazy talk, or the new digital "flower power" groundswell? Who's old enough to remember the slogan "Make love not war"?

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