The Family: Siddharth Kara – #2306

Today’s secret word is “globalism”, so make sure you scream real loud when you hear it. People in the Congo certainly do. The developed world is going green, which generally speaking is code for outsourcing our pollution and desolation to other countries. Siddharth, by complete coincidence, happened to be on about a very similar phenomenon: cobalt mining. Every EV uses cobalt, and almost all cobalt comes from one war-torn country in Africa. You can imagine how luxurious the conditions of African cobalt miners are. Actually, why imagine when you can hear it from a first-hand account?

Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives

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