Archive for the ‘Kongo’ Category

Your Mac kills children in Kongo (and your PC and your smartphone as well)

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Hello, I’m a Mac, and I’m helping fuel the war in the Congo — the deadliest war in the world. So are PCs, cell phones, digital cameras and other electronics. That’s what Apple’s famous ads don’t tell you. So actor/activist Brooke Smith from and cinematographer Steven Lubensky teamed up with actors Joshua Malina and John Lehr to create a version that sets the record straight.

Have a look at this video:

If you are interested in art and wwod cut, you may look at The curse of Coltan or at Agu (child work).