Understanding the Tunisia Protests (Video)

One of the biggest global stories of the past two weeks is a rare display of public anti-government protests in Tunisia. Al Jazeera has a smart discussion of the roots of the protest movement, which was sparked by a huge un-employment crisis.

UN Dispatch Happy Hour TONIGHT!

UN Dispatch invites you to take your wonkery offline on January 6th for the Friends of UN Dispatch, Aid and Conflict Bloggers Happy Hour in Washington, DC.The fun starts at 6pm at JoJo’s Restaurant and Bar, on 15th and U. Food is free, beers are $3 and cocktails are cheap.   Come say hello!

Why George Clooney Matters

George Clooney and John Prendergast discuss the situation in South Sudan and their new Satellite Sentinel Project on ABC's This Week.  This is why celebrity activism matters.