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Posted 3 years ago on Oct. 17, 2014, 4:46 a.m. EST by elf3 (3778)
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Every new release is a new opportunity to expose what occurs at Foxconn does anyone think this is ok? Occupy get yourselves on tv I'm tired of watching idiots line up mesmerized like lemmings in line at Apple...msm covers every inch of this! Equals exposure!!!!! Put down the phone...Get on tv! Promote boycott!

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxconn_suicides

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[-] 3 points by elf3 (3778) 3 years ago

That's what I thought not one reply ...so how many people here don't give a shit about Chinese slave labor because you're one of the assholes in line waiting for your I phone version slave labor markup 400 % version 3.0 phone. It's not about a movement for world justice its about justice and more stuff for you? figures...hope I haven't hitched myself to the wrong wagon.

[-] 3 points by trashyharry (3082) from Waterville, NY 3 years ago

I can only speak for myself,Elf.I personally detest APPL and the brutal exploitation of workers in all countries.Some economists are saying that the Gusher of Hot Money is playing out right now.The source of all that money-STOLEN-of course.From who? Chinese workers.It is thought that the value of the wages stolen from Chinese workers is around 100 trillion usd.At this stage,the soaking away of Chinese People out of rural areas is completed,and a strike at the last,final outlying Foxconn factory signals the Beginning of the End of The Great Chinese Wage Heist.This strike is happening NOW.A journey of 1000 miles starts with the first step.No people can be ruled by Force,Elf.Not the Chinese People,not American People-not any people.As the Chinese workers begin their struggle for more equitable wages,so will everyone else have to think about their own struggles against the New Feudalism and the Servant Economy that comes with it.Capitalists will seek to make a deal with Chinese workers just as they did with the workers in countries they have already processed.The Chinese workers might take that deal,as the workers in the US did after the Great Depression.Or they might not.American,Japanese and European workers might accept the New Feudalism-or they might not.They cannot rule by force,Elf.They have to strike a bargain with the 99%.If the 99% decides not to accept deals with Capitalists,they will cease to exist as the Owners of Everything.Like sharks,they must keep on moving forward in their essential activity or Die.With sharks.it's Swimming.With Capitalism it is profiteering through exploitation of resources and labor.The 1% do not perform any kind of worthwhile function.In fact,their activities are spreading more death,doom,suffering and grief every day,IMO.The sooner they are discredited and dispensed with,the better.

[-] 5 points by elf3 (3778) 3 years ago

The only thing to stop sharks from swimming is to take away the water...stop buying their products! It is disgusting American business men and women pretending not to see what is happening ...as long as the money is flowing. Even more disgusting are the people willing to fill that tank as long as they get the 5 second thrill of a new toy...and who does the Chinese government blame ...the little greedy american snots who don't care about the poor workers....they will be correct. And those slaves just might come to hate us....years of endless days stuffing ridiculous toys...sewing ridiculous fluff...building ridiculous toys. Toys they give up their lives for...I would hate us too. Sure a few of us might care...where are the rest? Afterall we can click on photos and anything at the click of a button we can't pretend we don't know. We are the ultimate bystanders we have surpassed it in fact and have become gawkers.

[-] 3 points by trashyharry (3082) from Waterville, NY 3 years ago

Materialistic,selfish DOUCHEBAGS actually are incredibly thick on the ground here in the Indispensable Nation.I agree they are nauseating.I have known a few people from China.They tend not to take any of this personally,imo.For years I have been choking back the money I spend with Corporate Douchebag Companies.Their products suck.I got yelled at by a guy I work for occasionally just a couple of days ago for REFUSING to Eat Mcdonald's Food with him.What a Dickhead.These people have been molded and shaped by intensive propaganda and psyop style behavior modification,but you are right,there is NO excuse that will wash because it's not like their whole entire MINDS have been erased,or how could they be alive?

[-] 2 points by MattHolck0 (3867) 3 years ago

does my student loan go to the Chinese ?

[-] 2 points by trashyharry (3082) from Waterville, NY 3 years ago

Your loan is probably owned by Direct Loans.I think they keep it unless you default.Then they might sell it.I imagine people buy defaulted Student Loans because they can't be discharged by bankruptcy.If you default,whoever holds the note can place liens on any property you own in future.I defaulted on a student loan of 2.000usd over 30 years ago.Now the note is worth over 30G to whoever is holding it.LOL! Good luck trying to collect that! There are ways to stop them from slapping their liens.

[-] 1 points by StillModestCapitalist (343) 3 years ago

I'm sorry I missed this one. Damn right elf3. I wasn't a fan of Apple before and you can bet your ass I never will be after reading this. I'm all for the boycott. Of all the benefactors of cheap Foxconn labor, Apple is the worst. I wish the workforce well but I would love to see the juggernaut lose the majority of it's market share.

Steve Jobs was no true visionary. He was a tunnel visionary.

Little screens that light up addicting tens of millions of motorists and pedestrians? Little screens that light up produced primarily by workers far too poor to afford them? Little screens that light up concentrating more wealth with each and every use? This passes for a 'revolution'?

Not in my book. Good riddance Jobs. Hopefully, Gates will join you in the near future.