Friday, August 7, 2020

Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

The forgotten trauma of a forgotten war

GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo -- The boy was sitting next to his father, as he so often did....

Park Ranger Murdered While Protecting Critically Endangered Gorillas

Jacques is the second ranger to be killed in the park in the last six months.

VIDEO: In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on Labeling Goods...

One of the deadliest documented conflict in African history is the fight over precious minerals. While many activist groups want mandatory labeling of "conflict minerals," a federal appeals court ruled against it this week.

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The chicken or the egg?

What the Covid-19 pandemic says about the US...
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How Mitch McConnell’s republicans are destroying America

Time and again, they’ve shown that they only care about their wealthy donors and corporate backers.
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Suppressed 2020: The fight to vote

Amidst a global health crisis, the cruel weaponization of vote-by-mail restrictions has turned the constitutional right to vote into a choice between life and death.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Big oil knew climate change could be ‘catastrophic.’ study shows heat could become deadlier...

“Our data indicate that with the continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions, the temperature effects of climate change are projected to be five times deadlier than recent U.S. flu seasons."