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Our Response to Jason Russell Should Not Be That Complex

Eugene Cho | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Eugene Cho

Imagine for a second your worst day or your worst decision -- and having that magnified a million times. A Google search for "Jason Russell arrest" (which was not an actual arrest because charges weren't made) conjured up 121 million results on Google. Imagine that with your name.

Inspired By Kony 2012, New York Teens Launch Program For African Children | Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact

When Jessie Almont of Mepham High School first saw the Kony 2012 video, she became outraged. "I was really upset by it," the 17-year-old said. "Whe...

Kony 2012 Creator Reportedly Detained For Public Masturbation, Vandalizing Cars

Posted 03.19.2012 | World

Jason Russell, the co-founder of Invisible Children, the advocacy group behind the "Kony 2012" viral video, was detained and taken by police to a medi...

Soulja Boy Wants To Stop Kony, War Criminal Wanted For Use Of Soldier Boys

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.16.2012 | Black Voices

Stop Kony? Perhaps someone should stop Soulja Boy. The 21-year-old rapper, best known for his songs "Crank That" and "Booty Meat," released a song ...

Kony 2012: Anatomy of a Social Media Sensation

Patricia Vanderbilt | Posted 05.14.2012 | College
Patricia Vanderbilt

Watching Kony 2012, I feel manipulated. I don't want to be coddled like a toddler or seduced by filmmaking strategies that appeal to my age demographic. I want to be challenged to understand the world differently.

#STOPKONY Creators Respond

Clare Richardson | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

Is the viral video campaign that rocketed Joseph Kony to international fame last week just some "slick, kind of fly-by-night, slacktivist thing"? "...

What Teens Think About the Kony Campaign

Nina Vir | Posted 05.11.2012 | Teen
Nina Vir

Since teens are the backbone of this movement, I thought it would be interesting to see what teens at my school really think about the campaign. So, I surveyed various students at Beverly Hills High School, and here's what they have to say about the Kony campaign.

Invisible Children: Kony 2012 Is More Than Just 'Passing Fad'

Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact

Invisible Children, the movement behind the viral campaign sensation "Kony 2012" insists its mission is more than just a "passing fad." After makin...

'Kony 2012:' Invisible Children And 7 Other Charities Fighting For Child Soldiers

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

The “Kony 2012” video campaign against Joseph Kony, the leader of Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army, was met with fiery reactions across the board a...

In Pursuit of Joseph Kony

Sen. Chris Coons | Posted 05.08.2012 | World
Sen. Chris Coons

Let's harness the power of the massive groundswell of interest created online this week and use it to do the right thing: support the Obama Administration's decision to deploy military advisors and do everything in our power to ensure their mission succeeds.

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...

Social-Media Campaign Aims To Take Down World's No. 1 War Criminal (TAKE ACTION)

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.08.2012 | Impact

Joseph Kony is not exactly a household name in the United States. Of course, few rebel leaders in sub-Saharan Africa are -- even ones like Kony, whom ...