Change.org http://kalw.org en Technology and Social Causes- Activism or "Clicktivism"? http://kalw.org/post/technology-and-social-causes-activism-or-clicktivism <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: arial, sans-serif; COLOR: rgb(34,34,34); FONT-SIZE: 13px">CIty Visions explores the impact of technology on social activism and fundraising. Do social and digital media motivate people to take meaningful action, or encourage a belief that all it takes is a click to make a difference? Guests include leaders from Fundly.com, an online fundraising website and Change.org, a social action platform, and Rainforest Action Network, a national nonprofit based in San Francisco that&nbsp;is using technology to reach out to new audiences. </span></p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 18:32:06 +0000 City Visions 16491 at http://kalw.org Technology and Social Causes- Activism or "Clicktivism"? On Today's Your Call: Can Apple make an ethical iPhone? http://kalw.org/post/todays-your-call-can-apple-make-ethical-iphone <p>On today&rsquo;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about a nationwide campaign calling on Apple to improve working conditions in its manufacturing plants in China, where workers say they make less than $1 an hour and work up to 16 hour days. Holiday sales boosted Apple profits to $1 billion a week. How can citizens push companies like Apple to make products without exploiting workers?&nbsp; Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What do you expect from companies whose products you buy? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 5845 at http://kalw.org On Today's Your Call: Can Apple make an ethical iPhone?