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June 27, 2010

Blood Phones

Are you aware that we are inadvertently underwriting the world’s most lethal war? Nicholas Kristof’s column in today’s NY Times, Death by Gadget, looks at “conflict minerals,” and the violence that is associated with their production in the Congo. Before it was “blood diamonds” now it’s “blood phones.”  

If you want to be part of a grassroots effort to raise awareness of the horror associated with electronics, Raise Hope for the Congo offers several ways to help, from committing to purchase confict free electronics to spreading the word through social networking . Here are two videos they produced:

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Marilyn Chiarello, founder of A Taste of Light, is a certified raw vegan chef, educator and health coach. She offers a variety of services including health coaching, classes, dinner parties, consultations and presentations. For more information, visit or contact her directly – or 516-671-7037.

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Filed under: Compassion,Environment — Marilyn @ 3:43 pm

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