Don’t knock armchair activism – its an important part of our workcopied from DPAC
There are a lot of activists who don’t like petitions. They don’t sign them. They don’t share them. They look down on them as not being worthwhile.
And quite often they are right. Most petitions are a waste of time and energy. But just occasionally one petition will take off and it will change the world, just a little bit.
A case in point is this petition - Hold an inquiry into benefit sanctions that killed my brother
After 211,778 signed this petition the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee have taken up the case and launched an inquiry :-
Here is the press release from Change.org and an article in the Mirror about it
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