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Let's Be Alone Together

“Let’s be alone together.”

A song lyric, and one that reflects a strong sentiment in our culture today, rings loud and passionately in the song “Alone Together” by Fall Out Boy. 1,283 more words


does "raising awareness" help or hurt?

The world of NGOs is pretty diverse. There are organizations that specialize in aid and development (CARE, UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières), organizations that focus on advocacy (Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International), and increasingly some that do both. 946 more words


Slactivism: Activism in your PJ's

The internet gave birth to some strange personalities and even stranger jargon. For example, “trolls” lurk about on your favorite forums, submarining conversations with meaningless and often incendiary comments. 1,130 more words

Lex Dennis

J. Assange

“One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice. […]  The internet has become a political space. I think that is one of the most important developments in the past decade.” 26 more words

The Quote Challenge


I mean, you have to wonder what UNICEF was thinking.

For those so far out in the field that they have poor internet, and/or are otherwise simply… 345 more words