… more often than not in this #hashtag #activism era, focusing monomanaically on macro issues becomes a great way to do nothing. Faced with a starving man, writing a tumblr post about food injustice and global imbalances of privilege and residual impacts of colonialism may not be wrong, but it is a hell of a lot less relevant to that actual human being than putting food in his belly. Faced with an abandoned soul, you don't offer up a tweet about social isolation. You take time for them and show them compassion.
Not when it's all about you you don't.