Activism. The very word sounds big and relegated to the brave. But in reality, activism is all about knowing solutions to problems and fighting for the same.
The perceived apathy of participants in today's technology-driven social campaigns has given birth to derisive terms such as slacktivism and clicktivism. The ubiquity of these terms is glossing over the rather pivotal role that technology can play in proliferating social causes. We chat with Halabol about technology and activism.
One of the most basic forms of everyday activism, petitioning, has been around for centuries and continues to be one of the top tools used for spreading a message and getting governments and corporations to listen to the public.