Daily Archives: July 12, 2011


Emperor’s new clothes, arab springs and #notw vs the people and open stuff

So what’s that title about? A summer season post, stretching metaphors and rambling a bit. It occurs to me that there have been some quantum shifts in the international and national political spheres this year. The common theme is that there came a point when popular orthodoxy and acceptance of the status quo was overturned by a relatively small event with unforeseen consequences. In the week when the Murdoch dynasty relinquished at least a bit […]