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APRIL 14TH 2011 

Help us build the movement

This week, we’re asking for your help.

We’ve spent the last several weeks defining what we mean by Citizen Capitalism as we’ve invited people to help us build a movement of citizens who believe that we have the power to change the world one act a time. (By the way, we too think that “movement” is an overused word, but one thing we like about it is the bias for action it demonstrates.  We have to be all about action if this initiative is going to make a difference.)

The “one act at a time” part of our mantra is really what we need to focus on now. And we need your help to do it. We’ve been getting good feedback from people who enjoy engaging in the content we’re posting, but what this all comes down to is what each of us choose to do and to change in our own lives.

We’re working on several tools and activities that will help each of us readily make new choices in our daily lives. In the meantime we’ve also been busily working on both our Act page and our Links page to help all of us benefit from the huge amount of useful content and tools that already exist online. That’s where you come in.

We’re asking you to share your favourite links with us — the books, websites, apps or magazines that have made an impact on the way you live your life.

As you answer that question, remember that at Citizen Capitalism it’s not just about what you buy, but also about what you don’t buy. It can be about what you put in your child’s lunch, how you spring-clean differently or what new things you’re doing in your neighbourhood.  These choices all add up to you having an impact on the world — economically, environmentally and socially.

So please help us as a community learn from what you’ve learned. Send your links to editor@citizencapitalism.com, and we’ll share them with others on our site.



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