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Many people view the New Year as a time for resolutions -- losing weight, exercising more, staying in better touch with friends, taking up a new hobby. Here's something you don't often hear of when considering New Year's resolutions -- devoting more time to civic life.
Candidate Obama argued that positive change comes from organized social movements, not from the government alone. It's time for President Obama to listen to that logic.