Wiser World

This episode covers a brief history of the diamond industry, an explanation of blood/conflict diamonds, how diamond mining labor works, etc.

Show Notes

This is a brief history of the diamond industry—noting in particular the history of diamonds, what a blood/conflict diamond is, and diamond labor. This industry is very complex and I barely scratch the surface, but here is a starting point for you.

Here is the TIME article on blood diamonds: https://time.com/blood-diamonds/.
All other resources used in making this episode can be found here. 

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What is Wiser World?

Did you forget everything from your world history class, and now feel lost when world topics come up in current events? Designed for busy people who forgot and need a quick refresh, Wiser World takes world history and makes it approachable and concise.

Here we explore different regions of the world, giving you the facts and context you need to think historically when considering current events. The goal? Re-build your foundation of world knowledge so you can be a more informed and confident critical thinker when it comes to foreign affairs.