History suggests that Social Media is no public panacea; e.g. SM is no replacement organization. Journaled on this after an interaction with an emerging NPO.
Those notes include a link to a recent Harvard study on the future of non-violent resistance. Which, it seems to me, document realities bearing on the evolution of #mastodon. The conclusion is that organization drives outcome. (Duh!) At least the science says as much.
A loose affiliation of compulsively inclusive folks.