Monday, April 15th: ‘We Are Not Machines! The Struggles of Slave Workers in China’

“We Are Not Machines! The Struggles of Slave Workers in China”
Bluestockings (172 Allen St., Manhattan)
7pm
$5 suggested


with Members of the Gongchao Collective

The Chinese-Taiwanese company Foxconn employs more than one million people in China alone. As the world’s biggest contract manufacturer in electronics, it works for Apple and many other large brands — but, as revealed in the spotlight drawn by a series of worker suicides in 2010, Foxconn’s workers face horrendous working conditions while producing Phones, Pads, and other desired products. A contributor to the gongchao collective will report on the exploitation in these factories and Foxconn workers’ resistance, countering the image of a perfect digital world presented by the leading gadget brands like Apple.

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