The Leaderless Revolution: How Ordinary People Will Take Power and Change Politics in the Twenty-first Century

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Blue Rider Press, 2011 - Political Science - 244 pages
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The Leaderless Revolution explains why our government institutions are inadequate to the task of solving major problems and offers a set of steps we can take to create lasting and workable solutions ourselves. In taking these steps, we can not only reclaim the control we have lost, but also a sense of meaning and community so elusive in the current circumstance. In a day and age when things feel bleak and beyond our control, this powerful and personal book will revive one's sense of hope that a better, more just and equitable order lies within our reach-if only we are willing to grasp it.

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About the author (2011)

Carne Ross is the founder and executive director of Independent Diplomat, a nonprofit advisory group that works to foster democracy and supranational cooperation. Prior to his role there, Ross was a British Foreign Service officer for fifteen years. He worked in Bonn, and then for the UK mission to the United Nations (UN). As the UK delegation's expert on the Middle East, he was an early critic of British involvement in the Iraq war, and testified against entry in the Butler Review. After resigning in protest over this issue, he fought for human rights and rule of law in Kosovo. Ross appears frequently on the BBC, CNN, and Al Jazeera, and has written for various publications, including the Guardian and Slate. He lives in New York.

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