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Does celebrity activism matter?
In American society, awareness is action - but when attention is its own goal, nothing else gets accomplished.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 11:54 GMT
US group releases second 'Kony 2012' video
Invisible Children launches second internet film to rally activist network behind campaign to catch Uganda rebel leader.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2012 04:34 GMT
The subjectivity of slacktivism
The past month has witnessed the most viral video and the most viral petition of all time - all due to slacktivism.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 09:51 GMT
Uganda launches video to counter 'Kony 2012'
Prime minister says online campaign will correct "false impression" given by US group's film that Uganda is in conflict.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 20:35 GMT
'Kony 2012' filmmaker detained in San Diego
Co-head of Invisible Children taken to hospital after reportedly being found screaming at traffic in a state of undress.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 20:16 GMT
Kony 2012: A humanitarian illusion
The viral video campaign may have reached tens of millions of people, but its message is simplistic and misleading.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 11:32 GMT
Russia's election, Kony2012 and online voyeur justice
For a new kind of online propaganda, a massive viewership not only receives the message: it is the message.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2012 15:04 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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