Why haven’t American technology journalists reported the truth about the working conditions at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China – a 430,000 person factory that manufactures around 50% of all the personal communications devices used in America? Why aren’t they doing their job?
According to the monologist Mike Daisey, it’s not only journalists who have missed the real story about the inhumane working conditions at Foxconn.
The Fair Labor Association began its investigation into the working conditions at Foxconn’s factory in Shenzen, China, where many Apple products are made. The initial report says that working conditions are quote, way, way above ave... Read Post
Rob Schmitz is a reporter and Marketplace Correspondent based in Shanghai, China. He has spent time in many factories - as well as a bit of time outside of the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, the same factory fabulist Mike Daisey inter... Read Post