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Idiot complaints about Apple’s Foxconn

by | 31st, May 2012

THERE are reasonable complaints one can make about conditions in the Foxconn factories that make all of Apple’s kit (and most of those for Microsoft, Dell, HP and so on). Excessive overtime, short holidays and so on.

Then there are truly idiotic complaints one can make such as this :

a living wage for Chinese workers, whom it says are paid half the salary of workers in Foxconn’s Brazilian factory,

Eh?

GDP per capita is twice in Brazil what it is in China. About , roughly speaking you understand, $12,000 a year to $6,000 a year. So the difference in wages is

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