Kony 2012

Stuff

Dumping a Bucket of Ice on Your Head Does Not Make You a Philanthropist

The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Arielle Pardes
8.13.14
News

The #NotaBugSplat Art Piece in Pakistan Won't Be Making Drone Pilots Feel Empathy

#NotABugSplat is meant to show people coming together to say, "We exist." In short, it's like Banksy meets Kony 2012: Straight-up, uncut internet heroin.
Mike Pearl
4.7.14
FRINGES

Bush League Rebels

On my first day embedded with the UN stabilization force in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, I visited a camp in the city of Goma set up to house rebel combatants who had recently surrendered. The facility was split along ethnic and administrative...
Thomas Morton
12.6.12
Music

Kony 2012? Don't Worry Everyone, Africa Has a New Hero

Lindsey Stirling is here to save a continent with only God, a violin, and a shitload of corporate cash to help her.
Oscar Rickett
5.10.12
News

Kony 2012: Part Two – There's a New Invisible Children Film out

Will Invisible Children go highbrow, or will they cry into the camera while screaming about the devil?
Alex Miller
4.3.12
News

Beating the Kony Baloney

Jason Russell was probably masturbating while we were attempting to interview him.
Carly Learson
3.16.12
Stuff

Kony 2012: An Apology on International Women's Day

This goes out to all you women out there.
Alex Miller
3.8.12
News

Should I Donate Money to Kony 2012 or Not?

And does seeking out Invisible Children's faults make me a cynical snob?
Alex Miller
3.7.12