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Slacktivism

In an article about those click-to-give sites like FreeRice, Slate used the word “slacktivisim,” which they defined as: “easy and painless acts that allow us to feel we are doing our part to make the world a better place with the least possible mental, physical, or financial exertion.”

Let’s call the the word of the day, shall we? Also, slacktivist has a nice ring.

April 8, 2009