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Re: <nettime> Steven Levy: Joi Ito Explains Why Donald Trump Is Like

On 08/12/16 01:46, Patrice Riemens wrote:

Joi Ito:

> It’s about working class empowerment. This election was more
> like the Arab Spring than it was like some well-orchestrated,
> well-designed political maneuver.

The thing about people in such power positions is that they are
often ignorant - structurally given in the organisational sense well
explained in Manufacturing Consent - or plainly don't give a toss.
Arab Spring? Well... what exactly was that?

Could it have been any of these things?



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