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About Internet Mobilisation – Manuel Castells on Social Movements in 2011 and Beyond

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Castells This London School of Economics lecture details insights into the sociological consequences of internet technology on protest movements, political contestation, and the shift of power through greater interconnectedness. Castells explores the causes, and viral mobilisation in Tunisia, and Eqypt, and speculates about the Jasmine Revolution in China, as well as discussing the outcomes of the Occupy Wall Street movement from his perspective.