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Chinese Students Forced To 'Intern' At IPhone Factory: Report

CNET News | Posted 11.07.2012 | College

Students from a university in Huai'an, Jiangsu Province, allegedly have been forced to do assembly work at a Foxconn plant under the guise of internsh...

After Tragedy, Apple Tries to Polish Image on Workers' Rights

Michelle Chen | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology
Michelle Chen

Apple's trademark is the intuitive elegance of its designs. Yet when it comes to corporate and labor practices, Apple's track record looks like a morass of obfuscation and murky public-relations smokescreens.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week was a tumultuous one around the world. U.S. officials condemned a "deplorable" video showing Marines urinating on the corpses of suspected Taliban fighters in Afghanistan -- and categorically denied any U.S. involvement in the car bomb killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran. In Europe, Standard & Poor's stripped France of its AAA credit rating (sacre bleu!) and downgraded eight other countries. In China, Apple halted sales of the iPhone 4S after a near-riot outside the company's flagship store in Beijing (what does Siri have to say about that?). Meanwhile, here at home, Rick Perry condemned "vulture capitalism," a Gingrich-aligned super PAC released a long Romney-as-rapacious-capitalist video that looked like it had been produced by Occupy, and John McCain called Citizens United "one of the worst decisions I have ever seen." Welcome to 2012's beyond left and right politics.