New on SSIR: Are we addicted to Slacktivism?

Amy Sample Ward

According to ABC news : According to the trend-tracking website Know Your Meme , the cartoon fad started with Facebook users in Greece and Cyprus in mid-November. The purpose of this game is to remove all photos of human for a few days from Facebook.&#. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is now up – it’s reposted below, but you can find the original post and conversation on SSIR.

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Mother's Day for Peace

Have Fun - Do Good

They have programs in Northern Ireland, South Africa, the Middle East and Cyprus. Photo Credit: Peace Log by Alan Levine. Mother's Day was originally started by Julia Ward Howe in 1870 as a protest against the Civil War. In the beginning of her Mother's Day Proclamation she wrote: "Arise then.women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears!