Massive Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory In China


When I heard that a riot broke out last night in a Foxconn factory last night in China, I couldn't help but wonder if it was started by the students being forced to work on the iPhone 5 without pay. For now, we don't know, but my money's on them being the spark, and who could blame them?


Apple Left Out The Part About Forced Unpaid Student Labor In Its iPhone 5 Intro Video


That shiny new iPhone 5 of yours? Yes, it was built at Foxconn, but some parts of it were built by unpaid students forced to work there.


Report: Apple Store Employees Get $4 Per Hour Raises

FYI, today might be a good day to visit an Apple Store, as today is basically the equivalent of Christmas for them.


Foxconn Workers Rumored To Be Slightly Less Underpaid Next Year

Currently, the Chinese farmer who left the family land to seek his fortune, if he doesn't wind up getting brutally exploited in some other horrible way, will turn up at Foxconn, where he'll get a job that pays him, oh, $346 a month or so.


'This American Life' Pulls Podcast On Apple's Foxconn Slave Labor Factory


If you listen to NPR's "This American Life" regularly, as I do, you probably recall back in January when the show devoted some airtime to human horror show that is Foxconn -- the Chinese factory.


Foxconn, AKA Apple’s Chinese Slave Labor Camp, Got Hacked

If the name Foxconn sounds familiar, they're the guys running the infamous slave labor factories in China where your iPads, iPhones, iPods and game consoles get made, and they also aren't really noted for their worker safety, obviously, what with the explosions and the suicides and the abuse.


NY Times Investigation Confirms That Apple’s Factories In China Are Basically Slave Labor Camps


The day after Apple announced that it had doubled its profits last quarter on the strength of iPhone 4s sales, the New York Times has published a bombshell of a report on the conditions inside the Chinese factories that produce all the gadgets Apple fanatics crave, and it's not pretty.


What Caused the Foxconn Explosion?

More details are emerging about the Foxconn explosion Monday that claimed three lives, previously reported as two, and injured fifteen people.


Is Cisco Helping The Chinese Kill People?

The Chinese government is not notable for anything resembling respecting human rights, but it's particularly pronounced in their persecution of the members of the Falun Gong movement.

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