It’s not just Apple…they’re being singled out.

As a follow-up to yesterday’s piece, I’d like to link to a great article by Larry Dignan, the editor in chief of ZDNet.

In his article entitled “Apple’s supply chain flap: It’s really about us” he rightly points out several inconvenient truths, for example:

Apple may be the poster child for manufacturing abroad, but HP also uses Foxconn heavily.

and

To that person working in the Foxconn plant he’s providing for his family and future generations. To him, the pay is probably pretty good. Maybe the second and third generations wind up running Foxconn. Ditto for the guy in the textile worker in Africa and every other person in an emerging market.

Be sure to read the entire piece – it’s worth your time.

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