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Jon Stewart's Devastating, Dark Segment on Factories Where iPhones Are Made

 
 
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Jon Stewart isn't always stellar on labor issues, but the segment he ran last night about the Chinese Foxconn factories where iPhones and other staples of today's Western technological world are made, and where morale is so low that mass suicides have been threatened.

As Stewart said, workers are threatened with jail time for organizing a union--but to our foreign eyes, it feels like how could jail be worse than the lives they lead already?

 

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AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at January 17, 2012, 6:44am

 
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