tracey todd

Disappointment City Vol. 2 - No. 12 - The Power is Yours

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Disappointment City Vol. 2: #12: 
The Power is Yours

Captain Planet feelin more relevant than ever today. The crisis involving the mineral Coltan and the conflict it has driven for resources and wealth in the Democratic Republic of Congo has seen human rights abuses perpetuated as factions use force to extract and exploit the mineral that is a vital component of smartphones and other contemporary digital devices. One of the most important things that you can do as this dilemma rages on with no end in sight is to be aware of the human cost that is a part of ubiquitous tools we take for granted. 

The most important thing you can do is to call attention to this ongoing issue in the ambition of stopping this tragedy.