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Does the NRA Want to Arm Child Soldiers?

(18) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 6:00 PM

Wayne LaPierre and the National Rifle Association are constant voices protecting gun owner's rights -- even if the owners are 12 year old children in the Congo. What else should we make of the gun groups vehement opposition and outright deception in attacking the Arms...

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Bono, Occupy and the Challenge of Following the Jesus of the Oppressed

(24) Comments | Posted May 24, 2012 | 12:24 PM

I was sitting in Rwandan coffee shop Bourbon in New York, when Kristi York Wooten and Joshua Case's post entitled "Bono, Facebook and the Challenge of Following the Jesus of the Poor" appeared in my e-mail. I am always up for some insight on people's efforts to reconcile...

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Masters of the Attention Economy: What #Kony2012 and the Oregon Ducks Have in Common

(2) Comments | Posted March 12, 2012 | 12:46 PM

What do a shoe and apparel billionaire and a college football team have to do with an indicted African War Criminal and a skyrocketing viral video? Everything.

In January, I cheered with old and new friends, long-lost relatives and thousands of strangers as the Oregon Ducks took the field at...

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WATCH: Shakira Teaches Schoolchildren in Soweto to Dance 'Waka Waka'

(1) Comments | Posted June 10, 2010 | 9:16 PM

Shakira was in South Africa today to perform at the opening concert for the World Cup in support of 1GOAL: Education for All. The FIFA supported campaign was created to ensure that Africa's first World Cup leaves a lasting legacy: Education for 72 million children that currently have...

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Old and New Media Pulitzer Winners Highlight Changing Face of Journalism

(5) Comments | Posted April 12, 2010 | 9:09 PM

Top prizes in journalism were shared amongst a brand new model of nonprofit news production that places investigative articles in major publications; a cartoonist who transitioned from print illustrations to 45 second flash animations; a middling paper in a small market mixing old and new, and a traditional major market...

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Social Media Giants Unite to End Malaria

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2010 | 11:06 PM

While his Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams and the rest of the South by Southwest Interactive crowds were bouncing between dueling Foursquare, Twitter, Mashable and StumbleUpon parties last night, Biz Stone was announcing his membership in the UN's "Social Media Envoy" --

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Super Bowl for Good Guide: Spice Up Your Party and Help NOLA, Indy and Haiti in the Process

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2010 | 3:04 PM

The Super Bowl is hours away, but I've encountered one major problem as I make the final preparations for my soiree: nobody actually cares about the outcome of the game. I'm faced with the age-old problem of what to do when the Super Bowl features small/medium market teams. Sure, I...

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(WATCH) Heather Graham matches wits with Mackenzie Crook (Office, UK; Pirates) in Climate Challenge for Oxfam

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2009 | 3:11 PM

Heather Graham follows on her hilarious advocacy spot for health care reform with a new climate change ad. Graham  squares off with Mackenzie Crook (The Office, UK; Pirates of the Caribbean) in this spoof. Graham details the world we are creating through...

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(WATCH) 60 Global Music Stars Launch Climate Video

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2009 | 1:29 PM

With just 66 days until the historic Copenhagen Climate Conference, Kofi Annan was joined by Inglorious Basterds star, Melanie Laurent for the global launch of a new version of the Midnight Oil hit, "Beds are Burning." Many of the lyrics have been rewritten and recorded with...

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