Athens. Barcelona. Tunis. Cairo. Tripoli. Sana’a. Santiago. Bahrain. Wisconsin. Yo Soy 132. Indigandos. Red Square. #OccupyWallStreet. Pussy Riot. Blockupy. Damascus. #IdleNoMore … Istanbul.

what is next? The Europe Spring ? Local Self Organized and global Interconnected?
jaap van till, connectivist

Social Network Unionism

What can we learn from the beating heart of Gezi Park, the blood soaked Taksim concrete, the barricades of Besiktas? One thing: the dream of a Global Spring is not dead. It is still in its infancy, kicking and screaming.

Look around! This is what democracy looks like. The future is being built as we speak. What will it be? Singularity, or Nightfall? A sane sustainable future or a 1000 year Dark Age?

Dare to dance without knowing the next step. And then take that step with others. Beijing, you’re next. London, Moscow, Delhi and Ottawa. Then … we retake New York.

As the second anniversary of Occupy approaches, the indignation, the precarity, the gnawing feeling that life under corpo-capitalism is a dead-end –and that the future it leads to does not compute – is culminating into some kind of global big bang. The world as we know it must…

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