Showing posts with label Conflict Minerals. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Conflict Minerals. Show all posts

7/2/10

Conflict Minerals and the "Ore on Terror"

Steven D at the BooMan Tribune pointed out this interesting video on a campaign to raise awareness concerning the grave situation in the Congo:
Profiting from the worst war on the planet that no one in America knows anything about by purchasing "conflicts minerals" from the Congo for their products:


Also from Steven D, and after some nudging from readers, an added a diary covering what you can do about it.


One of the things I have always loved about Blogging is the fact that not only can we start to look at things that are wrong, pick apart stories, facts and ideas... But we can work together on solutions for them when we see these problems for what they are.

Below is the same story unfolding with a different name to the region affected, IMHO, as Jon Stewart and the Daily Show crew give us the "Ore on Terror":
Ore on Terror
Afghanistan will never not know war after tons of incredibly valuable natural resources are found underneath its surface.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c

Ore on Terror

www.thedailyshow.com



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