With Record Profits, Pressure Mounting on Apple

Indeed I am moving away from the usual focus of this blog to join the array of writers drawing attention to the deplorable working conditions at Foxconn, a major manufacturer of iPhones, iPads, and all things Apple.  Much has been written over the past year and again this past week regarding Apple’s manufacturing at Foxconn, i.e. shameful working conditions resulting in an unusually high suicide rate. There have been two explosions at factories in the past five months resulting in several deaths and many, many injuries. Continue reading