Posts tagged "joseph kony"

Holy Crap! This Is What Invisible Children Spends Its Money On

Whoa dude, my secondhand embarrassment for the brosephs over at controversial nonprofit Invisible Children just went through the roof. A friend showed me this video they made in 2006 (remember, that's not that long ago when you look at the clothes they're all wearing) to promote a day of action on behalf of Uganda.
By: Julie Gerstein / March 16, 2012

Invisible Children, “Kony 2012″ & The Problem With Paternalism

Yesterday I posted a video from non-profit Invisible Children aimed at bringing Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony to justice. Titled “KONY 2012,” the 30-minute spot has become an unstoppable viral sensation this week. Seemingly out of nowhere, the video's popped up everywhere, on tons of friends Facebook pages, on Twitter and on countless blogs.
By: Julie Gerstein / March 8, 2012

Must Watch: “Kony 2012″ And The Plight Of Uganda’s Child Soldiers

Joseph Kony is the leader of the Ugandan guerilla group the Lord's Resistance Army. Kony has been waging war in Uganda for nearly 30 years -- fighting a violent and brutal campaign to establish a theocratic government in Uganda. The worst part? He regularly abducts and recruits children into his army, often forcing boys to…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 7, 2012