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It’s been a little while since I posted anything, so I thought I would give a rundown of the Six practices of great non-profits that was discussed at a recent meeting I attended. I believe the list initially comes from Not on Our Watch, the book by Don Cheadle and John Prendergast (though it may… Read More


To pick up on an interesting discussion that was happening earlier on this blog, I’d like to point out an interview with Alan Doss, the head of MONUC, the peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in TIME Magazine. Here are some excerpts: What implications does the success or failure of MONUC have… Read More


Here’s an encouraging new initiative just sent to me by an enterprising Stand’er: Please take a moment to join this effort to ask the Canadian government to take action in Congo. If you don’t know what is going on and want to learn more go here:r http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7724088.stm or search news sites. This petition was designed… Read More


Reports are already coming in of government attacks following the ceasefire. Now is the time when international outrage should be loudest.… Read More


The comments below do not reflect the official position of Stand, but are intended to start a discussion: While governments, groups and individuals are issuing statements left, right and center about the announcement of a ceasefire by the Government of Sudan, it is sometimes difficult for us concerned to really have any idea what it… Read More