Interesting article in the New Yorker by Malcom Gladwell –Small Change Why the revolution will not be tweeted with a follow up online Q&A with Gladwell
But it is simply a form of organizing which favors the weak-tie connections that give us access to information over the strong-tie connections that help us persevere in the face of danger. It shifts our energies from organizations that promote strategic and disciplined activity and toward those which promote resilience and adaptability. It makes it easier for activists to express themselves, and harder for that expression to have any impact.
Interesting food for thought… Yours?