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Corporate Misbehaviour

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Colorlines: The Deadly Labor Behind Our Phones, Laptops and Consumer Gadgets

by Sophia Cheng

The world’s largest electronics manufacturer, Foxconn Technology Group, has a plan for ending the grisly run of worker suicides that have drawn it unwanted attention over the past two years: replace human workers with one million robots. It seems the best way to interrupt rising global outrage over worker abuse in iPhone factories is to just get rid of the workers.

With a labor force of 1.2 million people, Foxconn is China’s largest private employer and biggest exporter. It manufactures familiar products for the U.S. market. Through contracts with Apple, Motorola, Nokia, Hewlett Packard, Dell and Sony, it makes the computers, phones, laptops and printers that we use every day—including the iPhones and iPads that many people [...]

[Statement] Poisoned Workers Demand Steve Jobs Successor to Live Up to CSR

Postcard to Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple

English version:

PostCard (Front+English)(R1)

PostCard (Back+English)(R1)

[Video] The Truth of the Apple iPad Behind Foxconn’s Lies

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