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Abuses in Tech Industry in China Exposed

Michele Chen @ In These Times - The Information Age once promised a new industrial revolution, in which ugly smokestacks and Third World sweatshops would be overwritten by antiseptic roboticized assembly lines, ceaselessly pumping out state-of-the art electronics.

But the promise of modernity didn't stop a few young factory workers from throwing themselves off of ledges last year. Working-class misery, it seems, has just gotten rebranded.  Read more.

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