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The leaderless revolution : how ordinary people will take power and change politics in the 21st century

Author: Carne Ross
Publisher: New York : Plume, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Leaderless Revolution is a call to action for all of us. It is an extraordinarily bold book, which argues that rather than rely on failing political and economic systems to effect change, individual citizens must create change themselves through their own actions and collaboration with others. There is a whiff of revolution in the air, not only in the Middle East. This book proposes a revolution for everyone,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carne Ross
ISBN: 9780452298941 0452298946
OCLC Number: 795168105
Notes: 1st Plume printing, March 2013. Published by Plume, a member of the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Previously published in hardcover by Blue Rider Press.
Description: xxvii, 244 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : the sheer cliff face --
The wave and the suicide bomber --
The pact --
Anarchy = chaos --
The importance of meeting people --
The man in the white coat --
Why chess is an inappropriate metaphor for international relations, why Jackson Pollock paintings are a better but still inadequate metaphor, and why this has profound political consequences --
The means are the ends --
Kill the king! Nine principles to guide action --
Conclusion : a vision of the human.
Responsibility: Carne Ross.

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"The Leaderless Revolution is a call to action for all of us. It is an extraordinarily bold book, which argues that rather than rely on failing political and economic systems to effect change, individual citizens must create change themselves through their own actions and collaboration with others. There is a whiff of revolution in the air, not only in the Middle East. This book proposes a revolution for everyone, everywhere, who feels ignored by government dominated by corporate interests and an economic system tilted toward profit and greed."--Jacket of hardcover ed.

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