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Earlier this week, a rebel militia [M23] captured Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. The streets are calm (for now), but there are more than 1 million people without power or potable water. The ...
by rb137
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 11:21 AM PST with 35 Recommends
Gold, tantalum, tungsten, tin -- gold and the three Ts, the essential guts of electronic devices, amps. receivers, circuitry, chips, amalgamated into mobile electronic devices like cellphones, I-Pads,
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Mar 10, 2012 at 02:05 PM PST with 44 Recommends
Why in the world is an act which is supposed to be curbing the excesses on Wall Street trying to curb the violence and exploitation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and neighboring ...
by MetalMD
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 20, 2011 at 05:59 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This is a worldwide movements w active groups in Holland, England & USA etc. Indybay "Blood in the Mobile" Title: Fri., 9:...
by jim d
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 20, 2011 at 03:49 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
California has advanced a bill to ban 'blood minerals' ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 08:28 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Just how committed is Darrell Issa's (R-CA) Oversight and Government Reform Committee on doing anything possible to protect business interests over people? A rather prominent clue can be found in ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Feb 11, 2011 at 06:30 AM PST with 1 Recommend
...you are probably on a computer. Or some sort of hand-held device. Smart phone. Pod. Pad. Berry. Tablet. Insert [catchy name of the next latest greatest cool and hip new gadget about to hit the ...
by citisven
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 05:35 PM PST with 53 Recommends
In December, one of ...
by rb137
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Sep 06, 2010 at 07:02 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
by rb137
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 12, 2010 at 05:56 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
My interest is in conflict resolution, and when I can, I volunteer my skills as an analyst and writer to help bloody circumstances in Democratic Republic of Congo. I've been writing about it a lot ...
by rb137
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jul 05, 2010 at 06:58 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
Electronic manufacturers are profiting from the worst war on the planet that no one in America knows anything about by ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jun 30, 2010 at 06:25 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
We are complicit in a brutal civil war taking place in The Democratic Republic of Congo. Many of the metals that are used in technology come from the mining operations that support this war. You ...
by rb137
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jun 23, 2010 at 07:59 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
While no one technology or source of energy can or should claim to be the exclusive ...
by citisven
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Jun 23, 2010 at 04:57 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
The Second Congo War, also called Africa's World War, killed 5 million people between 1998 and 2003. It was the largest war in Africa's history; it involved eight African nations and more than ...
by rb137
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Jun 14, 2010 at 07:03 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
"The buffalo are disappearing rapidly, but not faster than I desire. I regard the destruction of such game as Indians subsist upon as facilitating the policy of the Government, of destroying their ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 172 comments on Wed May 26, 2010 at 05:15 PM PDT with 259 Recommends
It turns out that even a high tech company like Intel can fail to understand the power of social media in the hands of activists – and so far, their public relations response has been a gaffe ...
by jhutson
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 11:48 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
E.C.S.T.A.S.Y. — E nd C onsumption, S ave T he A ir & S ea, ...
by rb137
Comment Count 132 comments on Sun May 09, 2010 at 09:59 AM PDT with 209 Recommends
There is a brutal civil war taking place in The Democratic Republic of Congo. We are complicit in this conflict, in fact, many of the metals that are used in technology come from the corrupt mining ...
by rb137
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 11:25 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Meet Jeanne Muliri ...
by rb137
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 07:09 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
When I learned about conflict diamonds in the late 90s, I switched and bought only cubic zirconia. When I learned about the blood, the shattered lives, the pain and the torture that had paid for ...
by Clytemnestra
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Mar 30, 2010 at 09:09 AM PDT with 43 Recommends