The Representatives of Something That Couldn’t Be Negotiated With

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://networkeffects.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/trump_newyork.mp4"][/video] But one of the people who did understand how to use this new power was Donald Trump. Trump realized that there was now no future in building housing for ordinary people, because all the government grants had gone. But he saw there were other ways to get vast amounts of money…

A Ceaseless Shape-Shifting

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://networkeffects.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/curtis_powerandpolitics.mp4"][/video] As one journalist put it, “It’s a strategy of power that keeps any opposition “constantly confused – “a ceaseless shape-shifting that is unstoppable “because it is indefinable.” Meanwhile, real power was elsewhere – hidden away behind the stage, exercised without anyone seeing it. And then the same thing seemed to start…