The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

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The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World Here’s the latest evolution in episodic giving, WeCanResist.It, developed by Allyson Kapin and colleagues, the app turns Trump’s tweets into donations for social justice orgs like Black Lives Matter, Clean Water Action, National…

The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

Here’s the latest evolution in episodic giving, WeCanResist.It, developed by Allyson Kapin and colleagues, the app turns Trump’s tweets into donations for social justice orgs like Black Lives Matter, Clean Water Action, National Center for Transgender Equality, etc. This newest example of rage fundraising in an era of post truth is focused on helping less high profile nonprofits that are doing important social justice work and need funding to sustain their efforts to fight for democracy.

Our world – politically, economically, socially, technologically – is changing before our eyes. According to Trend Watch’s piece on “Truthful Consumerism” it is a world with polarized societies, the emergence of new populism and a huge dose of anger. . .


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