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Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn and the Lives of China's Workers

Sociologist Jenny Chan of Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Event Details

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
4-5:30 p.m.
Suicides, excessive overtime, and hostility and violence on the factory floor in China. Drawing on vivid testimonies from rural migrant workers, student interns, managers and trade union staff, Dying for an iPhone is a devastating expose of two of the world’s most powerful companies: Foxconn and Apple. This book talk reveals the human cost of that ambition and what our demands for the newest and best technology means for workers.