activism

Teachers' Letters to Obama is a Facebook group created by Anthony Cody, teacher and blogger, as a way of collecting communciations to President Obama regarding education reform efforts.  The origin of the group is that, as Cody wrote his own open letter to the President, others responded in the comments to his post with their own letters to the President.  Cody created the group "to allow...
In his essay, "Small Changes," published in the New Yorker in October, 2010, Malcolm Gladwell pushes back on the notion that social media has opened doors to new kinds of protests, and the the Internet and tools of social media have helped us to become better organizers than we've been before: Some of this grandiosity is to be expected. Innovators tend to be solipsists. They often want to cram...

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