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Jenna Arnold

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Why 'Kony 2012' Creates Effective Social Change

(68) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 9:16 AM

Alright. I've had it. I'm baffled by the amount of negative press surfacing from Invisible Children's #Kony2012 campaign. The film, directed by Jason Russell, parallels the trials of raising his son in an imperfect world juxtaposed with the horrors faced by other four-year olds in parts of Sub-Saharan...

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See Real Evil, Do No Evil

(8) Comments | Posted May 6, 2011 | 11:11 PM

Like many Americans, when I first heard the news of Osama bin Laden's downfall on Sunday night, I was relieved to close that chapter. My relief turned into uneasiness shortly after our President's speech, when my Facebook, Twitter, and Google feeds were flooded with images of youth partying in front...

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Don't Let 'Three Cups of Tea' Controversy Discourage Giving

(2) Comments | Posted April 26, 2011 | 1:10 PM

The dramatic fallout of 60 Minutes' investigation into Greg Mortenson's stories in Three Cups of Tea and Stones for Schools and his Central Asia Institute's questionable practices are making all of us think harder about what inspires us to give and how our dollars are spent. While it is crucial...

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