Lucius Fox

Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Enterprises

The KONY 2012 campaign, launched by the non-profit Invisible Children to stop Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, became an international sensation last week with its viral video, which has since become the most viral video in history, according to one researcher. In response to criticism that has surfaced against Invisible Children in light of the campaign, Invisible Children CEO Ben Keesey has released a videospecifically addressing concerns that the organization is promoting “slacktivisim” and has corrupt financial practices.

Posted at 1:43pm and tagged with: Invisble Children, Joseph Kony, KONY 2012, Charity, Human Rights, Uganda, Activism, Slacktivism, Jamhuri ya Uganda, Republic of Uganda, Republic of the Sudan, DRC, République démocratique du Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, جمهورية السودان, Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān,.

March 13th 2012

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Joseph Kony and the Moral Ambiguity of the Modern World

The backlash against the backlash against the backlash. The film everyone’s talking about reminds us that hardly anything is black and white anymore.

Who is a person interested in making the world better supposed to believe: the do-gooders, or the naysayers attempting to do good by exposing the do-gooders as frauds? It’s a difficult question, not to mention an increasingly relevant one. Kony 2012 and the dialogue it’s created can symbolize a variety of different things, from neo-colonialism to the power of social media. But in their immediate wake, what they seem to most starkly represent is the dizzying moral ambiguity of the modern world, and the frustration to which that ambiguity can lead.

Read about it on GOOD 

Posted at 2:36pm and tagged with: Media, Africa, KONY 2012, Invisible Children, Charity, New Media, Joseph Kony, Uganda, Jamhuri ya Uganda, Republic of Uganda, DRC, Democratic Republic of Congo, République démocratique du Congo, Republic of the Sudan, جمهورية السودان, Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān,.

good:

Joseph Kony and the Moral Ambiguity of the Modern World
The backlash against the backlash against the backlash. The film everyone’s talking about reminds us that hardly anything is black and white anymore.

Who is a person interested in making the world better supposed to believe: the do-gooders, or the naysayers attempting to do good by exposing the do-gooders as frauds? It’s a difficult question, not to mention an increasingly relevant one. Kony 2012 and the dialogue it’s created can symbolize a variety of different things, from neo-colonialism to the power of social media. But in their immediate wake, what they seem to most starkly represent is the dizzying moral ambiguity of the modern world, and the frustration to which that ambiguity can lead.

Read about it on GOOD→ 

Years of studying disaster relief has led Jose Holguin-Veras to a few simple truths about donations. While tiger costumes and sex toys aren’t going to do much good, it makes people feel better to think they’re helping. But they’re not — they could be doing a lot of damage.

Posted at 11:38am and tagged with: Philanthropy, Humanitarian Assistance, Charity, Charitable Giving, Donations, Aid, Disaster Relief,.

He may not know jujitsu or have a rocket-proof car, but he has saved nearly 6 million lives through philanthropic activities.

I wonder how the Wayne Foundation compares the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Posted at 11:22am and tagged with: thebrucewayne, Bill Gates, Philanthropy, Charity, Melinda Gates, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Wayne Foundation, The Thomas Wayne Foundation, The Martha Wayne Foundation, Thomas Wayne, Martha Wayne,.