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The Problem with Facebook Activism

The Perils of “Slacktivism”
‘Many of us have fallen victim to it: changing our profile picture to those white equals signs atop a red background because someone said that it meant you support marriage equality, sharing the now-infamous #Kony2012 video that no one ever watched in full, or reposting the Huffington Post article only because the title was too witty and relevant not to. 422 more words

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Day 7 - The boy who sold the tea

30th June 2014

So since the wise lady’s husband is back, he likes to give me brief explanations of history and politics, but seemingly he tells it from his point of view, because the wise lady always interrupts him and says that this is not true. 628 more words

India

Saving Mexico (?)

The February 2014 cover of TIME Magazine portrayed Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico, and his sweeping reforms as the key points to transform and improve the country after four years of violence. 489 more words

Mexico

Impressionable

One of the things that The Inspector inĀ An Inspector CallsĀ says is that the youth are impressionable. We are very easy to persuade into doing one thing or another, into standing for one idea or the other. 327 more words

Activism

Up to Bat

I’ve had a tough time trusting the Lord lately. The world outside is loud, teeming with dissenting opinions and a myriad of judgments. We are brought to a reconciliation with Jesus only to be brought into constant battle with the world. 442 more words

Cheap Clothes - How to Victimize a Woman Twice

My friend Britt lives and works in Cambodia and shared this 12-min documentary on the sex-trafficking and garment industries there. Garment factory conditions and pay are so poor in Cambodia that the women would rather stay in sex trafficked roles. 114 more words