If our cell phones are why Congolese are dying, shouldn't we just stop buying them? Or would that be asking too much of Americans? Why is it easier to ask Congolese to forgo their livelihood than to ask Americans to sacrifice their ipods?
*I realized after I published this post that I didn't actually get around to proposing anything. In my defense, there's a proposal embedded in there somewhere--though one probably not as modest as Swift's.