The Revolution 2.0 Index: Where Will The Next “Arab Spring” Occur?

In Networks of Outrage and Hope (NOH), Manuel Castells demonstrates the centrality of ICTs in the initiation, growth and mobilisation of recent mass protests: the Arab Spring, Iceland’s Kitchenware Revolution, the US Occupy Movement, and Spain’s Indignadas.
A central assertion is that cyberspace is a place of safety and autonomy for mass social movements, including those that grow into revolutions.  Looking worldwide, though, that clearly isn’t true – try organising your revolution online in China, for example, and see how far you get.
But can we measure “how far” you might get?

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