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Chinese Factory Working Conditions

Factory Fire Kills 11

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

BEIJING (AP) — A fire in a lingerie factory in southern China on Wednesday killed 11 people, authorities said. Guangdong province's emergency manag...

Report: Ex-Worker Set Fire To Factory 'Because I Couldn't Get My Salary'

AP | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business

BEIJING — Chinese state media quoted a former worker as saying he set the fire that killed 14 young women at a Chinese undergarment factory beca...

Stopping Renewable Energy From Going the "Dirty" Path

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
J. Mijin Cha

If we are successful at transitioning into renewable energy economy, but do so by exploiting workers and racing to produce more products at lower prices with its accompanying environmental destruction, are we any better off than if we continued using fossil fuels?

Microsoft To Investigate China Factory Where Workers 'Like Prisoners'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. said Thursday it will investigate reports of poor working conditions at a factory in southern China that makes some of...