Be A Cyberactivist
You may not have the time to be a professional Congress watcher, but if you have two minutes a month, you have time to make a difference. TrueMajority (www.truemajority.com), a grassroots education and advocacy project started by Ben Cohen, cofounder of Ben and Jerry's ice cream, does the work for you for free—tracking the debates, compromises, and bills that affect today's world. After registering, visit the "Take Action" section or rely on the critical-issue e-mail alerts to learn more about important issues of the day. Then, with a click of your mouse, you can send prewritten or personalized faxes addressing those issues to lawmakers.