Slacktivism

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The data scientists at Facebook - particularly Eytan Bakshy - have produced an excellent set of public analytics on Human Rights Campaign's equality...
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What's the effect of changing your profile...
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You can't make a baby by kissing. This metaphor sounds weird, but bear with...
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LifeStraw is a crisis response to lack of clean water, just as...
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In his 1941 State of the Union address, a year before Pearl Harbor and...
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We've seen how digital campaigns have helped citizen groups upset national power dynamics from Egypt's Arab Spring to the USA's Tea Party and Occupy....
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I've argued before that slacktivism is not established activists slacking but new activists emerging. Here's one more example of that, from a comment on...
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From the Arab Spring to Occupy, the events of 2011 highlighted the potential of new technologies for advocacy. But new tools are more likely...
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Can the word "slacktivism" be reclaimed? Personally, I'd prefer it to die an inglorious death, be replaced in the short-term with less cynical descriptive...