Nine conclusions we can draw from the hype machine that was the viral advocacy campaign, Kony 2012. One of them was that ordinary Ugandans saw right through it.
An open letter to the New Yorker over its approving coverage of mercenary-activity-for-humanitarian-intervention, despite its record of failure in Central Africa.
Africa: helping white people who are a bit down-in-the-dumps, feel better about themselves since 1884.
There is nothing heroic about running a cushy, big-spending non-profit like Invisible Children that works hand-in-glove with the CIA and the US military.
We want to step off #Kony2012 (we promise to lay off them by this weekend), but
A big part of the story that is being missed about Invisible Children is that they're firmly rooted in Evangelical Christianity.
It has come to this. Musicians, especially rappers, had to wade in on the American social media campaign to "Make Kony Famous."
The power to choose on social media who is to be the next target of America’s moral manhunt, all with the benediction of a panel of biddable celebrities.