Peter Gabriel Makes Case For Internet Freedom

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Music phenom Peter Gabriel took the stage at this year’s Social Good Summit to tout the power of connectivity.

Gabriel said he believes that connectivity has caused humanity evolve. It’s now a place of awareness and empathy, where people can recognize their own experiences in the lives of others, share their own stories and ultimately create change, he said.

“It’s just this whole other way of working,” Gabriel said. “It’s part of what makes people feel so powerful.”

Andrew Rasiej, a self-described “professional doer,” social entrepreneur and founder of Personal Democracy Media, spoke with Gabriel. Rasiej commented on the Arab Spring, and how the protests could not be quelled…
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