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Holy Crap: #STOPKONY Founder Masturbates, Sings Musical

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We wanted to say no more about the neo-colonial, misinformed, misdirected, and simple-minded #stopkony campaign. But...then this happened: Jason Russell, the focus of the #stopkony2012 100-million viewed youtube video, was just arrested for being intoxicated, vandalizing cars, and masturbating in public.

More importantly, above: women and children being raped and murdered in Uganda?! This calls for a musical!! (Really, the Invisible Children ensemble performs it above, "Ready guys, let's do what we always do. Let's dance!.")

And more reeeedonculous Invisible Children vids courtesy of Boing Boing.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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