Cobalt mining, technology and Amnesty International

As a member of Amnesty International, I encourage you to view the above video, and, if the spirit moves you, to take action to ensure that companies like Apple do their research into how resources such as cobalt are mined. According to the video young people like “Charles” are exploited to mine for the cobalt needed for our technological devices such as iphones. The working conditions are poor, leading to serious health problems for some. The wages are also poor. Apple and other companies need to do their research into how resources such as cobalt are mined, and to ensure that workers producing such resources have proper working conditions and are paid an adequate living wage.

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I am, among other things, a sojourner, a sinner-saint, a baptized, life-long learner and follower of Jesus, and Lutheran pastor. Dim Lamp: dimlamp.wordpress.com gwh photos: gwhphotos.wordpress.com

2 Responses to Cobalt mining, technology and Amnesty International

  1. oldpoet56 says:

    People do not matter, only the value of your stock matters. Profit is God, there is always more poor people to use up. You know very well that poor people are only good for fertilizer to help grow stock value.—-Unfortunately there are many millions of people that feel this way, if you don’t believe this then it is you who does not mentally live in the real world. In my 60 yrs on God’s Earth I have never owned any stock, these opinions are simply derived from paying attention to the world going on around us.

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