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  • iPhone or iExploit? Rampant Labor Violations in Apple's Supply Chain

    By Nicki Lisa Cole, Truthout | News Analysis

    Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, presents the new iPhone 5S at an event in Cupertino, California, on September 10, 2013. (Jim Wilson / The New York Times)Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, presents the iPhone 5S at an event in Cupertino, California, on September 10, 2013. (Photo: Jim Wilson / The New York Times)

    With heightened anticipation of an iPhone7 this September, it's worth noting that the conditions of workers in Apple's Chinese supply chain have not improved these last 14 years. A new report by China Labor Watch shows that the same legal and ethical violations continue.

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  • From #NoDAPL to #FreedomSquare: A Tale of Two Occupations

    From #NoDAPL to #FreedomSquare: A Tale of Two Occupations

    By Kelly Hayes, Truthout | News Analysis

    The American empire required the erasure of Indigenous and Black humanity. Now both communities are standing up for self-determination -- against the contamination of Native land in North Dakota and for an alternative to the brutal police state in Chicago -- and finding common ground.

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  • Why Walmart Matters to 21st Century Working-Class Struggle

    Why Walmart Matters to 21st Century Working-Class Struggle

    By Sarah Jaffe, Nation Books | Book Excerpt

    A 2013 congressional study estimated that Walmart alone costs taxpayers between $3,015 and $5,815 per worker. That's money that we should understand as a subsidy to Walmart, not to the workers -- it allows Walmart to save billions in wages and benefits by pushing those costs onto the rest of us.

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