Workers inspect motherboards on a factory line at the Foxconn plant in Shenzhen on May 26, 2010. (Voishmel/AFP/Getty Images)

By the Numbers: Life and Death at Foxconn

by Lois Beckett, ProPublica An investigative series by the New York Times and a performance piece by Mike Daisey featured on This American Life have put the spotlight on Foxconn, the Taiwanese company whose massive Chinese factories manufacture some of the world’s most popular… Read More


Safety on the Cheap

by Robert Reich Can we please agree that in the real world corporations exist for one purpose, and one purpose only — to make as much money as possible, which means cutting costs as much… Read More