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The Forgotten Trauma of a Forgotten War As the World Looks Away, Death Stalks the Democratic Republic of Congo, by Nick Turse

With at least $24 trillion in gold, diamonds, tin, coltan, copper, cobalt, and other natural resources beneath the ground, it’s often assumed that Congo’s violence is intimately connected with the desire to control its mineral wealth. By Nick Turse  Tom Dispatch  October 10, 2019 GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo — The boy was sitting next to […]

War and the Environment | Divestment from fossil fuels and weapons with Jonathan King, Susi Snyder, Terry Crawford-Browne, Tony Jenkins (Video)

Divestment from fossil fuels and weapons with Jonathan King, Susi Snyder, Terry Crawford-Browne. Moderator: Tony Jenkins

Evergreene Digest: Why We Must Change How We Change the World

“We are caught in a vicious cycle, a dangerous dynamic that shapes our views about the people who experience suffering. As a result, those trapped in poverty are dehumanized and poverty is dumbed down while good, well-intended people really believe they are caring, world-conscious, and ethical. But change is coming.”   Subscribe or “Follow” us […]

Anjan Sundaram: We’re Missing the Story — The Media’s Retreat From Foreign Reporting

Congo is the scene of one of the greatest man-made disasters of our lifetimes. Two successive wars have killed more than five million people since 1996.   By Anjan Sundaram  SundayReview | OPINION  New York Times July 25, 2014 The Democratic Republic of Congo, 2002. Two wars since 1996 have killed more than five million people. […]