Read the article â€œEpisode 12: â€˜Appleâ€™s Goldâ€™ â€œ published last week:
Watch the 25 minute documentary by clicking on either the FX or Hulu icons on the top right of the article. (Access either through an existing subscription, or for a 1 hr trial for FX, or Hulu free trial.)
[2 pts] Summarize the issue described in the article (1 paragraph). Then write a reflection (1-2 paragraphs) addressing the following:
1. [2 pts] Who do you think are the groups or types of people that benefit from the gold mining? 2. [2 pts] Who do you think are the groups or types of people that are the most negatively impacted by these activities? How are they affected? 3. [2 pts] What do you think engineers (either in the article, or in the future) can do to lessen the negative impacts of our highly valued technology?
4. [2 pts] What are some of the external factors that have led many Colombians who have been victimized by the organized crime to engage in illegal mining activities?