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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 ...

Activism, Slacktivism or Distractivism?
Originally Posted: 06/13/2012 - 1:59pm | Type: Blog

I struggle to know how much is enough. I hear about Joseph Kony and the many children he’s exploited as child soldiers. I get angry, discouraged. I write about it, talk to friends about it. And then my life ke ...

'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. ...

Afternoon News Bytes: March 12, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/12/2012 - 2:59pm | Type: Blog

THE NEW YORK TIMES: The Nuclear ‘Implementation Study’ President Obama and his advisers are in the middle of a once-in-a-decade study of the nuclear arsenal and nuclear war plans. For strategic and budgetary reasons, they need to further reduce th ...

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 ...