Wednesday, November 16, 2016


I know it's a bit incongruous for me, a blooger, to be a bit down on online activism, though I think I've always been a pretty tempered in my expressions about what my superpowers are capable of, but one of the worst developments over the last several years has been the rise of petitions-as-email-harvesting-as-an-end-in-itself. Hurray that your organization has a great big email list that you obtained by convincing people that there was some point to signing an online petition. And your next move is? I mean, aside from fundraising?