Signing an online petition can seem like a feeble substitute for actual IRL activism—that’s why critics call it “slacktivism.” But even though typing in your name and email is a pretty minimal show of effort, it might not be totally meaningless. Under the We the People system, any petition that reaches 100,000 signatures receives an official response, and that’s a potentially powerful thing, at least if Trump doesn’t discontinue the system. –A Petition Didn’t Make Trump Give Up His Tax Returns—But It Made Him Listen, Wired
No matter how high you are riding,
Our need to know isn’t subsiding.
Cough up those returns!
Just what in the heck are you hiding?
© Colleen Anderson, 2017