Why our electronic gadgets are so cheap.

January 15, 2012 | By | Reply More

Have you ever wondered how it is that our electronic gadgets, including iPhones are so cheap? According to Business Insider, it’s because “they are built using labor practices that would be illegal in this country — because people in this country consider those practices grossly unfair.” This story includes many details regarding the working conditions of the Chinese workers who make many of the gadgets that Americans consume.

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Category: Labor and Working Conditions, Social justice

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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