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Slacker Activism: Slacktivism

The "Lil' Green Patch" application on Facebook (Image by Jessi Ziegler)

Getting involved in a social or environmental cause these days is as easy as clicking your mouse. Some people think grassroots activism is just changing its face as technology changes... but other people think we're becoming slackers. Rebecca Williams explores whether we're a nation of slack-tivists:

Wikipedia's page on slacktivism

A related article from The Observer

Urban Dictionary's definitions of slacktivism

Producer: Rebecca Williams
Release Date: August 31, 2009
Running Time: 3:43

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