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What it like to work at Foxconn


Sam Roggeveen


13 April 2012 10:14

Foxconn is the electronics manufacturer that has become emblematic of China's economic rise and its export-led growth model.

It produces cheap goods the world wants and creates hundreds of thousands of jobs for Chinese migrant workers, who send their earnings back home to needy relatives. But working conditions at Foxconn's factories have become somewhat notorious, partly for good reason, but also because of willful exaggeration by Western observers.

Here's a rare inside look at one of the factories:

(H/t TDW.)