Apr 20, 2011
The main feature of April 2011 issue
of New Internationalist concerns the condition of the Chinese workers who make an ever-increasing proportion of the world's manufactured goods. Jenny Chan is an advisor at Hong Kong-based Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior, and was part of an investigation of working conditions at Foxconn - the enormous corporation that manufactures products for Nokia, Dell and others - after a rash of suicides by workers in response to abysmal working conditions. She contributed an article on the subject, iSlave
, which you can read as part of the selection of articles we publish online each issue.
Here, she discusses her article with Nyan Storey, our podcast editor.