Avaaz featured in the Economist Magazine

Wakey-wakey

Feb 15th 2007
From The Economist print edition

Electronic activism is stirring a lot of citizens into life, whatever leaders think

WHATEVER might unite or divide them, George Bush, Vladimir Putin and the other leaders of the G8 nations will have a fresh topic for small talk, and perhaps serious talk, when they meet in Germany this summer.They and their underlings will all have been bombarded with e-mails from every country in the world urging them to take faster action over climate change—in a campaign mounted by Avaaz.org, a new web-based protest movement which aspires to be the biggest and broadest such organisation in a crowded field.

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  • MistressofPhilosophy

    yaay Avaaz!! Great to see you guys getting the press you deserve.

  • “Wakey-wakey; eggs and bacey.”

    Th’ Arab-Israeli conflict is going in th’ ground tonight; that’s just how it is. Now, we WERE going to bury it with this flashlight. But since it’s acting like a horse’s ass…