Is Digital Activism as effective as it is made out to be? Is clicktivism a problem for democracy or is it a new form of activism that can hold the powerful to account?

‘’I see that a lot of people want to care and want to help, but in general I feel like people don’t really want to inconvenience their own lives. And I saw a lot of people just reacting to things on social media’’

Eli Roth

‘We can’t afford to turn anyone down. So dismissing weak ties because they’re not strong would be about as stupid for us as turning down a kid wanting to empty his piggy bank to donate to us because we need more money than he can give’.

JulietteH, Green Peace International

‘In your generation, it’s like the space shuttle blows up every fucking day. How can you care about anything when you know every goddamn thing? I’m getting over one cop shooting, and then another one happens, and then another one happens, and another one happens. I’m crying about Paris, and then Brussels happens…So you just give the fuck up. That’s the hallmark of your generation’

Dave Chappelle, Age of Spin, 2017

‘We’re all doing our own little bit. And if we all do a little bit, then together it’s a big bit.’

Bridget Christie.



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