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Definition of slacktivism


noun - uncountable

  • activism that requires little effort (and that often has little effect) and is mainly designed to make participants feel better about themselves. For example: internet petitions. From "slack" or "slacker" + activism.

    Last edited on Dec 03 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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