We all claim to support human rights and social justice, yet our materialistic lifestyles enable the abuse of people worldwide. Perhaps many do not know where their gadgets and stuff comes from, living with the false belief horrible things don’t happen in our enlightened world.
Siddharth Kara’s new book, Cobalt Red, shatters those cognitive lies by detailing the slave labor and horrific conditions powering our devices and “green” electric cars. Listen to his interview with Joe Rogan.
Do we care about Africa and other “third world’ regions and the totalitarian nations that violate human rights to feed our wants?
We talk about the slavery of the past, but do we care about slavery in the 21st Century? It’s alive and worse than ever.