Myanmar is experiencing a transition from military to semi-civilian rule. The new government has released hundreds of political prisoners and relaxed control on political association civil society and the press. But for most of Myanmar’s people, reform has yet to improve basic services such as healthcare.
Upgrading your smart phone may be cool, but there is a hidden cost: human lives and environmental degradation. The rapid growth of the electronics industry worldwide has increased demand for tin. Almost half of all tin produced is turned into solder for use in smart phones, iPads, [...]