The Rise of New Mass Movements in Turbulent Times

(PeoPo established in 2007)

 There is no doubt that a new tool available to man is fundamentally changing our future; this ‘tool’ is no other than the Internet.

 It is undisputable that there are differing views regarding the true value of the Internet, but most would agree that it has created a completely new way of addressing democratic issues from individuals and society, people and communities.

Throughout the ages, the challenge of democratic societies has been how to integrate individual differences of opinion into an operationally feasible collective consensus? Just how do we retain the individual's independent space in the operational structure of society as a whole?