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The Enough Moment by John Prendergast and Don Cheadle

The Enough Moment is on sale. Human rights activist John Prendergast and Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle bring us an empowering and hopeful new book, as they reveal the steps being taken by engaged citizens—”Upstanders”—famous and unknown, here and abroad, to combat genocide, rape, and child soldierdom in Africa, and show how you can be a part of the movement. The Enough Moment, by John Prendergast with Don Cheadle, is on sale now, and ...


The power of carrot and stick: reductio ad absurdum?

This week-end we had a lively discussion at the Sama Gazette about why the Obama administration but also other administrations in Europe seem to have forgotten their promises concerning Darfur. Two articles published last week originated this discussion : an article/op-ed posted on USA Today by John Prendergast: U.S. must help stop Sudan’s slow-motion war and The value of sticks and carrots for Sudan published on Enough Project website. Many ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @EnoughProject

  It’s Sunday on the Sama Gazette News Website, it’s time for Twitter Sunday! Today we decided to get serious. After sharing our Favorites Tweets from Diablo Cody, Moby, Wired, David Lynch and FecalFace, we selected for you the tweets posted by Enough Project. You may already know Enough Project if you read the Sama Gazette, we mentioned them several times on our articles: RAISE Hope for Congo: Activism you can wear and The (new) blood ...


RAISE Hope for Congo: Activism you can wear

A month ago, we posted an article titled: The (new) blood diamonds: it ain’t a movie… and we received many emails about it. The situation in Congo is dangerous and we think it’s important to raise awareness about it. John Prendergast is co-founder of the project Enough at the Center for American Progress, and his article: The new blood diamonds was published on the Boston Globe. It was a month ago and we are still talking about the situation ...


The (new) blood diamonds: it ain’t a movie…

Just before the week-end, and after 10 days the Sama Gazette has been online, we thought it was time to talk about serious things. We know an expert in serious topics (initials are M and D, ring a bell?) so the bar is set high. This is also our first post in the Raison d’être category and we want to talk about an article we read just a few days ago on the Boston Globe: The new blood diamonds by John Prendergast. He is co-founder of the project ...






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