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   May, 2009

Open Source Politics


Ever since Barack Obama’s strategic use of social media in the last election, people have begun to realize the Internet is reshaping politics—but it’s not just about bringing more young people out to the polls. A panel of thought leaders on social media and politics I convened and moderated at the recent Milken Global Conference in Los Angeles agreed that social media and the self-organized groups they are spawning have already begun to destabilize the political system, itself.