I can’t remember his name but he blogs at the Huffpo and has written a book on shared lateral systems of power, economies and informatio­n and its applicatio­ns in our world. It stinks getting old, memory is the first to go, I digress. His insights are the perfect tools and lens to view the barely functionin­g power source that is our congress. His book was published before the OWS manifestat­ions but I think that the two go hand in hand, because the American occupy movements, the Spanish movements and the Arab spring are all social media driven and lateral informatio­n sharing systems. They are also, with the general assemblies and the spokes councils, adopting the lateral power sharing systems. This could truly be how we mutate our definition of governing in the future.
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