iOS app Android app

Sanjay Kishore

Entries by Sanjay Kishore

A Profile in Cowardice

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 4:10 PM

Public servants of all backgrounds and political affiliations are familiar with John F. Kennedy's text, Profiles in Courage, which documents moments of moral courage demonstrated by elected officials in the face of adversity. Now, here in southwest Virginia, we must settle for a Profile in Cowardice.

The story began...

Read Post

A Ripple of Hope: Duke Takes Investment Stand on "Conflict-Minerals"

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 11:20 AM

The pressure is mounting on companies to create conflict-free products with minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo. This week, Duke University joined 10 other colleges calling for responsible monitoring of corporate supply chains that may be funding violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

So, what's the...

Read Post

Duke Students Appeal to 'Favorite Dukie,' Apple CEO Tim Cook, for Conflict-Free iPhone

(4) Comments | Posted January 12, 2012 | 9:40 AM

Dear Mr. Cook,

As students from your alma mater, Duke University, we're writing to you -- our favorite Duke alum -- to join our cause for conflict-free electronics. The time is ripe for change.

You've heard this story before. Violence in Congo has become the worst conflict in the...

Read Post