The whole world has been talking about Steve Jobs and his legacy. Here at the CEH, we’ve discussed the other side of Apple’s legacy–the not-so-pretty side that examines how those treasured electronic products we all use are made, and who makes them. Namely, it is people working 12-hour shifts in the Foxconn factory in China–where a recent spate of suicides among workers has occurred over the last year. These people are exposed to the toxic chemicals that go into our phones, laptops, and computers a daily basis, leading to rising rates of cancer among the young workers there (usually in their 20’s or 30’s).
Political cartoonist Matt Bors shows us another take on how Steve Jobs and his legacy might live on: