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‘Iron Moon’: A Beautiful Portrait Of China’s Working-Class Poets — Sup China

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— by Tristan Shaw: The Taiwanese company Foxconn is known for manufacturing a handful of popular electronics, including video game consoles and Apple products. Although it’s headquartered in Taiwan, Foxconn has factories around the world, including in mainland China. In 2010, the company made international news when reports surfaced of a spree of worker suicides in response to low pay and harsh working conditions. To prevent more employees from leaping off their buildings, Foxconn notoriously set up safety nets at some locations…

Image courtesy of Shanghai Eternity Media & Culture Co., Ltd.

May 10, 2019

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