[Slacktivism]: The act of participating in obviously pointless activities as an expedient alternative to actually expending effort to fix a problem.

The Slacktivist in Beirut Tumblr “is about all those little things that make us feel like we’re making a difference when we're really just making ourselves feel better.”

It’s painfully hilarious. Here are some of our favorite posts so far:

When spotting a new campaign against sectarianism

When slacktivist is asked about the Syrian revolution

When yet another white person says they’re here “to learn Arabic”

What activists imagine joining a new collective is like

Check out the Tumblr for yourself and follow them on Twitter.

Slacktivists in Beirut

(Photo via slacktivistsinbeirut.tumblr.com)

 

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