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Beyond 'Kony 2012': Jason Russell’s Attempt at a Comeback
Originally Posted: 10/17/2013 - 12:29pm | Type: Blog

A campaign to arrest an African warlord generated awareness in more ways than the effort’s co-founder Jason Russell could have ever imagined. A campaign to arrest an African warlo ...

'Kony 2012' Creator Detained in California
Originally Posted: 03/16/2012 - 5:39pm | Type: Blog

Jason Russell, the man behind the viral "Kony 2012" video and co-founder of Invisible Children, was detained in Pacific Beach on Thursday after a man was reported being possibly drunk, vandalizing ca ...

Invisible Children: Using Film and Social Media to Advance Global Justice Advocacy
Originally Posted: 03/13/2012 - 5:35pm | Type: Blog

Social media as an organizing tool also opens up the possibility of creating extensive webs of interactions between activists across the globe. It allows story-telling to be a global enterprise. ...

Jonny Stew on 'You Might Be A Romney If...' and 'My Little Kony'
Originally Posted: 03/13/2012 - 12:39pm | Type: Blog

"Everything Mitt Romney knows about the south he learned from a Jeff Foxworthy stand-up routine." "Everything Mitt Romney knows about the south he learned from a ...

Bono Chimes in on 'Kony 2012'
Originally Posted: 03/12/2012 - 11:14am | Type: Blog

Amidst controversy over the viral 'Kony 2012' video produced by Invisible Children, Bono lent his words of support in Ireland's Sunday Times edition. Amidst controv ...

KONY 2012: Who's Telling the Story?
Originally Posted: 03/12/2012 - 9:09am | Type: Blog

These stories determine who you believe you are and how you believe you can engage in the world and with others. Powerful. Potentially dangerous. Always in some way failing in it’s accuracy and exclusive to so ...

Invisible Children Short Film 'Kony 2012' Aims at Worldwide Awareness
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 12:50pm | Type: Blog

Invisible Children released a short film Wednesday with the aim to make Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda, famous--not for acclaim, but to bring awareness to his alleged crimes i ...

How Heroes are Made: Remembering Nate Henn
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Heroes are not made in the warm hallways of cul-de-sac safety. Nor are they made of black and white print from the critic's air-conditioned desk. Heroes are not made in the w ...