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Kony 2012 Controversy

Kony 2012: Rethinking Global Problem Solving

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Don Tapscott

These non-state based models seem to hold great promise but how do we ensure their legitimacy, accountability and efficacy as vehicles for social justice and global cooperation?

The Other's Eyes -- Kony 2012

Payvand Seyedali | Posted 05.23.2012 | Impact
Payvand Seyedali

Awareness can make us numb after the initial reaction. In the same way our body adjusts to tolerate new, even freezing temperatures, our souls adjust to protect us from situations that seem unbearable.

The Current Events Bubble

Marlena Bradford | Posted 05.22.2012 | College
Marlena Bradford

I'm not sure if this is generation-wide, but a good number of my classmates are largely unaware of current events, both foreign and domestic. A prime example of this is the recent Kony 2012 movement.

From Caring to Doing: The Responsibility of Experts for #StopKony

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Right now there are potentially hundreds of millions of youth interested in Uganda and hungry for guidance. Experts must positively engage this expanding global dialogue and to teach the conversation upwards.

Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army Explained

Posted 03.12.2012 | World

If you're on Facebook or Twitter, there's no way you missed the Stop Kony video that prompted backlash after going viral last week. The film draws att...

Kony 2012: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Larry Magid | Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents
Larry Magid

As an Internet safety advocate, I've been saying for years that one of the most important skills that young people need is the ability to think critically about what they see online. There is often more than one side to a story.

Anti-Kony Video Racks Up Criticism In Uganda

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The wildly successful viral video campaign to raise global awareness of a brutal Central Africa rebel leader is attracting cr...

Stop Kony Controversy: What You Need To Know

Clare Richardson | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

Just who is this Joseph Kony guy, anyway? If you learned his name from the viral video that rocketed the notorious leader of the Lord's Resistance Arm...