Brita Fernandez Schmidt interview WILD magazine

Brita Fernandez Schmidt: ‘Women’s rights are not just for 8 March’

by: Blaine Skrainka

Last week The WILD joined in on the global celebration of International Women’s Day, but equality and empowerment of women is a 365 day struggle. In that spirit, Brita Fernandez Schmidt, executive director for Women […]

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A Visible Debate

A Visible Debate

by: Blaine Skrainka

I admit, I had been swept up by the Invisible Children bandwagon. But it didn’t happen yesterday. In fact, my first ever post in The WILD Magazine highlighted IC’s work with the African music group, […]

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Children in Uganda

Looking Into The Abyss, An Uncertain Future for the Children of Uganda

by: Blaine Skrainka

Children in Uganda are the ongoing victims of the longest-standing armed conflict in Africa. Led by Josephy Kony, The Lord’s Resistance Army have reigned terror across central Africa for over two decades. The LRA have […]

Tags: Africa, Blaine Skrainka, Central Africa, Child Soldiers Uganda, Congo, Invisible Children, Joseph Kony, Leslie Alsheimer, Looking Into The Abyss, Lord's Resistance Army, LRA, National geographic, Picture of the day, Sudan, The Wild Magazine, Uganda
DRC Hunger


by: Blaine Skrainka

In the West, where we don’t think twice about enjoying three hearty meals a day, it is difficult to fathom what real hunger is; hunger so severe that it colors your daily existence. For many […]

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WCup Soccer South Africa

Around The WILD World

by: Blaine Skrainka

We want to take you on a trip to the other side of the world to get brief updates on global issues that we have covered in the past. Feel free to click on each […]

Tags: Ai Weiwei, al Shabab, Around The WILD World, ART, ArtReview, Blaine Skrainka, Bono, China, Congo, Damon Albarn, DRC Music, Invisible Children, Kinshasa One Two, LRA, music, ONE, OXFAM, Somalia, The Music Coalition, The Voice Project, The Wild Magazine, Uganda, world
DRC Music


by: Blaine Skrainka

Damon Albarn, the ingenious muse behind Gorillaz and Blur, has set out on a music journey to the Democratic Republic of the Congo while raising awareness for what some call The Forgotten Conflict. Following his […]

Tags: Africa, Blaine Skrainka, Congo, Damon Albarn, DR Congo, DRC, DRC Music, Human Trafficking, Humanitarian Crisis, music, OXFAM, Refugees, The Wild Magazine, War, Water Crisis, world