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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

Mike Daisey and Apple
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Mike Daisey and Apple


I found myself shaking my head in disgust while listening to certain parts of this podcast. Mike Daisey makes very good points throughout his monologue that I found to be eye opening in a way. I had heard of Foxconn and the terrible conditions of factories overseas, but nothing with such details and from someone … Continue reading