Michael Silberman wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Michael is the global director of Mobilisation Lab, which is transforming social change for the networked age. MobLab supports advocacy campaigners and their organisations to break through and win in today’s digital world with a systems-based, people-powered approach.Follow him on Twitter @silbatron and @mobilisationlab.
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