Tag Archives: Foxconn

Message in an Ipad box


I received the following as an email a few days ago and thought it was interesting enough to share with you here- “Just wanted to share with you a message I received from my soon-to-be brother-in-law. He wrote: On a … Continue reading

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Chinese graduates hate their low paying jobs, but are hopeful about the future


Yesterday I shared the answers my former students gave to a short survey I sent them. Today we’re going to look more closely at the data, and try to get a better understanding of the lives these recent graduates are … Continue reading

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China’s well educated garbage men – Sorting through the waste of superfluous degrees


When you hear the words “migrant worker,” what kind of person comes to mind? Are they young or middle age? Are they poor? Are they educated? While “migrant worker” seems at first to describe a fairly uniform group of lowly … Continue reading

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