Conflict Minerals, Subsistence Farming, & Good Intentions
The subject of subsistence farming came up, reminding me of really interesting lecture that Laura Seay of Colby College gave at the College of the Atlantic on conflict minerals. In it, she talks a bit about subsistence farming and the disconnect between the impressions that people have of it, and the less pleasant reality of it.
Here’s the video:
It’s about 40 minutes long. If you’re not interested in that, here are some articles: