important article by nicholas kristof on conflict minerals

‘death by gadget’ in the nytimes discusses how are new, sleek, green only by envy gadgets are contributing to via being made of minerals which seem to be fueling slaughter and rape in the congo [ores which become tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold being sold by armed groups].  visit this site where you can sign a petition to ask the 21 top electronics companies to manufacture product sans these minerals and to find out more about this heartbreaking problem.  see the you tube video ‘conflict minerals 101’ here.

photo ©grassroots reconciliation group


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