Articles by Winifred C. Chin

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Do You Know How Your iPad Is Made?
Winifred C. Chin – The Progressive, 13 Feb 2012

Recent revelations about the deplorable working conditions at an Apple factory in China provide a cautionary tale about globalization and consumerism. On Jan. 26 [2012], the New York Times ran a front-page article that exposed some of the facts of life within Apple’s Foxconn Technology factory in Chengdu, China. These include underage and underpaid workers, excessive overtime, seven-day workweeks, overcrowded dorms and dangerous conditions.

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