On Contract (RT America): Dying for an iPhone (Chris Hedges and Jenny Chan)

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On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Jenny Chan about the people in China who make iPhones, iPads and Kindles, driving the huge profits of two of the world’s most powerful companies – Foxconn, the world’s largest provider of electronics manufacturing services, and Apple with its $2 trillion market value.

Jenny Chan, along with Mark Selden and Pun Ngai, did extensive field research for almost a decade to produce their book, ‘Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and The Lives of China’s Workers’. 

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Audio-visual materials online

Period13 Jun 2021

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  • TitleOn Contact (RT America): Dying for an iPhone (Chris Hedges and Jenny Chan)
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletOn Contact: Dying for an iPhone
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size28 minutes 51 seconds
    Country/TerritoryHong Kong
    Date13/06/21
    DescriptionOn the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Jenny Chan about the people in China who make iPhones, iPads and Kindles, driving the huge profits of two of the world’s most powerful companies – Foxconn, the world’s largest provider of electronics manufacturing services, and Apple with its $2 trillion market value.

    Jenny Chan, along with Mark Selden and Pun Ngai, did extensive field research for almost a decade to produce their book, ‘Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and The Lives of China’s Workers’.
    Producer/AuthorChris Hedges
    URLhttps://soundcloud.com/rttv/on-contact-dying-for-an-iphone
    PersonsWai Ling Chan

Keywords

  • Chris Hedges
  • On Contact
  • RT America
  • Dying for an iPhone
  • US
  • China
  • Taiwan