Where does your Apple come from?

Heard a disturbing podcast on the way to work this morning. It was a recent episode of This American Life featuring an excerpt of a one-man show by a confessed Apple computer lover who went to China to examine working conditions in factories that contract with Apple.

The results were predictable but still chilling: child labor, long hours, toxic chemicals, repetitive motion injuries, lack of unions, crowded dormitories …

If you’re into that sort of depressing dose of reality, as I am, here it is.

Cold morning. Diane left the truck on E, so I followed Cedar and Ele into town. They made it to the gas station. I filled their tank and headed to work. I skipped my walk but may get out at lunch time.

This afternoon I’m heading to Milaca to cover a couple stories, then to Onamia for the wrestling meet, and possibly to Ogilvie to see if one the Isle girls get her 1000th point.


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