Thursday, 25 May 2023
Strange activist shortage
Modern slavery most common in North Korea, Eritrea, report says
The report said G20 countries — made up of the European Union and the world’s 19 top economies — are currently importing $468bn worth of goods that are at risk of being produced with forced labour, up from $354bn in the previous report.
Electronics remain the highest value at-risk product, followed by garments, palm oil and solar panels, in a sign of high demand for renewable energy products.
Solar panels eh? Maybe we'll see activists blockading solar panel installers while others spray paint on solar farms. Meanwhile the government could subsidise the removal of all solar panels as a first step in reparations. Or possibly not.