Dumping a Bucket of Ice on Your Head Does Not Make You a Philanthropist
The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Offline Activism Is the Tricky Part for #YesAllWomen
Over the weekend, an offshoot of the American Revolutionary Communist Party organized a series of #YesAllWomen-based rallies in Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, and San Francisco. The tweets were better.
Opinion and Analysis
Hashtag Movements and the Need for a Diversity of Tactics
We cannot ask whether clicktivism and events like #YesAllWomen work. We must ask what work they do.