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The Problem with Activism

Why Caring Just Isn’t Enough

Jon Arnold
Jun 3, 2013 · 5 min read

The unfortunate truth: many of those most able to help have fallen into a restless pattern of slacktivism that is preventing real good from getting done.


Split Focus Yields Split Action.

Let’s be honest: what good does this really do?

Facebook Likes Don’t Keep the Lights On.

This ad generates synapse-popping cognitive dissonance in our slacktivist brains.

The One for One Model is Broken.


Perpetuating Poverty By Giving.

Handing Out Empowerment


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    Doing Good

    The state of nonprofits, giving, social enterprise, and the challenges of those who do good in our world.