Beyond “Conflict Minerals”: The Congo’s Resource Curse Lives On

Dissent, Spring 2014 “In sub-Saharan Africa,” a video at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show announces, “there is war that feeds off of global demand for electronics. The place is the DRC—the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The region is ground zero for conflict minerals.” Tech giants including Intel and Apple are now working with NGOs … Continue reading Beyond “Conflict Minerals”: The Congo’s Resource Curse Lives On