The digital revolution is disrupting the way of doing politics, the processes and places of politicization as well as the construction of representations and opinions. He insists on the importance for activists and their organization of leading a global digital strategy aimed at conquering cultural hegemony, a necessary condition for seizing power.
In the space of twenty years, the universe of He Internet has not only become an essential political tool, but has also radically changed the very nature of political activity and political organizations (See the Small chronology of political use of the Internet since the birth of the Web). As evidenced by the Arab revolutions, Night Standing, the movement against the labor law, the electoral campaigns of 2017 or the revolt of the yellow vests, the digital revolution has upset the way of doing politics, the processes and places of politicization. , as well as social relations, the construction of representations and opinions. It is based on two key factors: the multiplication of feedback loops and disintermediation which calls into question the so-called “intermediary” bodies, the hierarchical and territorial structures because they can be bypassed to access information, debate. and act.
There is a need for radical reform of the state. This vertical and centralized model is virtually unique in the world. Not only is it largely dysfunctional, but it runs the risk of marginalizing the State as a whole in relation to the world to come, where the efficiency of digital systems will interfere everywhere with the issues of disintermediation and sovereignty that one imagines.
This transformation requires a reform of the professionalization of political life and more open recruitments with less emphasis on legal profiles and exclusive public administration skills. Despite the contests, endogamy within the state is maddening, even more so among political personnel.