Current Events Assignment
posted by Gunner .
How does the conflict in the Congo affect me, a 7th grader in Washington state and what are the world-wide ramifications of the conflict?
Think about the refugees who need to be fed -- some of their food comes from our tax dollars. A few of the refugees also have been allowed to emigrate to the U.S.
Also, the Congo's abundant raw materials aren't being utilized to their greatest extent. Check this site -- especially the part about cell phones and environment.