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Dozens of Foxconn Workers Arrested After Riot in Chengdu, China Plant

Dozens of Foxconn Workers Arrested After Riot in Chengdu, China Plant

by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2012, 12:50PM

Hundreds of Foxconn employees living in company dormitories in Chengdu, China clashed with security staff Monday evening.

Topics: Economy, Global Affairs, /NOW

The Deadly Labor Behind Our Phones, Laptops and Consumer Gadgets

The Deadly Labor Behind Our Phones, Laptops and Consumer Gadgets

by Sophia Cheng on September 1 2011, 9:30AM

The world’s largest consumer manufacturer has drawn global outrage for a string of worker suicides in its factories. But the problem is rooted in Western consumer markets, not Chinese sweatshops.

Topics: Economy, Global Affairs, Technology

American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

by Michelle Chen on November 1 2010, 3:28PM

The troubling themes of the midterm elections echo around the Western world.

Topics: Global Justice

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How the Global “Gray Wave” Crashes Through Closed Borders

by Michelle Chen on September 29 2010, 9:30AM

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen says it’ll drown us all if we don’t realize how closely linked we are.

Topics: Global Justice

One Step Forward, Two Steps Apart on UN's Development Goals

One Step Forward, Two Steps Apart on UN’s Development Goals

by Michelle Chen on September 22 2010, 9:27AM

World leaders gather this week to face global poverty. They can start by facing global inequity.

Topics: Global Justice

Mail Order Wombs: Outsourcing Birth to India

Mail Order Wombs: Outsourcing Birth to India

by Michelle Chen on June 15 2010, 10:10AM

So much of America’s economic activity takes place on faraway shores, from call centers in Mumbai to sweatshops in Shanghai. Still, you’d think that making a baby would be one job that’s hard to offshore. But today, for a fee,…

Topics: Global Affairs, Health

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