January 25, 2012

US Now: A Film That Brings Together Noted Thinkers in Participative Governance to Describe the Future of Government

US NOW tells the stories of online networks that are challenging the existing notion of hierarchy. For the first time, it brings together the fore-most thinkers in the field of participative governance to describe the future of government.

The film follows the fate of Ebbsfleet United, a football club owned and run buy its fans; Zopa, a bank in which everyone is the manager; and Couch Surfing, a vast online network whose members share their homes with strangers.

US Now takes a look at how this type of participation could transform the way that countries are governed. It tells the stories of the online networks whose radical self-organizing structures threaten to change the fabric of government forever.


Us Now from Banyak Films on Vimeo.

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