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Kony 2012

Kony This: 'Ghana ThinkTank' Turns the Tables on White Saviors

Kony This: ‘Ghana ThinkTank’ Turns the Tables on White Saviors

by Channing Kennedy on March 22 2012, 9:21AM

This multi-year global art project puts poor nations in charge of solving so-called first-world problems—then implements those solutions in first-world communities.

Topics: Global Affairs, Kony 2012

“Stop Kony” Invisible Children Co-Founder Detained by San Diego Police

by Julianne Hing on March 16 2012, 4:55PM

He was masturbating in public and likely high, police said.

Topics: Kony 2012, /NOW

Even Ugandan Victims of Kony Say Some 'Kony 2012' Methods Are Offensive

Even Ugandan Victims of Kony Say Some ‘Kony 2012’ Methods Are Offensive

by Jorge Rivas on March 14 2012, 12:18PM

A local organization in Northern Uganda set up a viewing of “Kony 2012” and pepole started throwing rocks at the screen.

Topics: Global Affairs, Kony 2012, Media, /NOW

Kony 2012's Success Shows There's Big Money Attached to White Saviors

Kony 2012’s Success Shows There’s Big Money Attached to White Saviors

by Jamilah King on March 14 2012, 9:40AM

Despite its attempt to respond directly to criticism, Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 campaign puts the focus on all that’s right—and wrong—with online advocacy.

Topics: Global Affairs, Kony 2012, Media