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Foxconn and Apple abuse human labor


After listening to Mike Daisey’s podcast about the atrocities occurring in Shenzhen, I am concerned that these working conditions will be allowed to continue indefinitely. Daisey talked of 13 year old girls working in factories, 12 hour shifts, nerve damaging chemicals, mass amount of suicides, and general abuse of people in order to create electronics. … Continue reading

Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility
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Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility


Mike Daisey’s monologue on This American Life publicized the gruesome working conditions and unexposed story about manufacturing in Shenzhen, China.  His listener can easily relate to his love of technology, for our society admires the newest shiny Apple electronic.  Although we can clearly read that our beloved products are made in China, few realize what … Continue reading

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Made in China


Mike Daisey’s podcast was something I found to be incredibly overwhelming. I had only heard a few things about how the Chinese working conditions were so horrible there when the iPhone 4/4s and 5 were coming out but that was really it. I find it sickening that people, real people, who may not be American … Continue reading

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Turning a Blind Eye


Mike Daisey’s adventure through Shenzhen was truly enlightening and begs the question, “Do you really think Apple doesn’t know… do they just see what they want to see?” After hearing this podcast, I can’t help but think that Apple (and the other corporations involved with Foxconn) must just turn a blind eye. Daisey’s level of … Continue reading