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Today’s networked activists can achieve real change

Guardian: Were the revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia simply a consequence of the internet and its mysterious powers? Or was New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell right to argue, in a widely read piece, that today's networked activists are trivial and ineffective by comparison with the courageous sit-in organisers of the civil rights movement? As someone who has spent much of the last decade harnessing the internet to organise networks and movements for change, I find myself taking these questions personally....