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Friday Nerd Blogging: Silly Charity Stunts

May 31, 2013

The lesson apparently is that Lucasfilm still exists?  This is the second year that the Nerdist folks have combined with Lucasfilm to raise money for charity.  How so?   By having a relay of folks carrying a lightsaber to Comic-con in San Diego.  Oh, and posting a series of silly youtube videos.  Here is the first one for this year:

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Steve Saideman is Professor and the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He has written The Ties That Divide: Ethnic Politics, Foreign Policy and International Conflict; For Kin or Country: Xenophobia, Nationalism and War (with R. William Ayres); and NATO in Afghanistan: Fighting Together, Fighting Alone (with David Auerswald), and elsewhere on nationalism, ethnic conflict, civil war, and civil-military relations.