Cuando los trabajadores de iPhone no aguantan más, estallan las protestas y las huelgas: ENTREVISTA A JENNY CHAN

[When iPhone workers can’t take it anymore, protests and strikes break out: INTERVIEW WITH JENNY CHAN] Josefina L. Martínez La Izquierda Diario (Spain) 26 Nov 2022 Jenny Chan es investigadora y profesora de la Universidad Politécnica de Hong Kong, coautora del libro Dying for an iPhone. Conversamos con Chan, quien reside en Hong Kong, acerca del estallido de laContinue reading “Cuando los trabajadores de iPhone no aguantan más, estallan las protestas y las huelgas: ENTREVISTA A JENNY CHAN”

“De arbeider achter uw iPhone” [The Workers Behind your iPhone]

Stéphanie Romans De Tijd (Belgium), 25 Nov 2022 De coronabeperkingen maken het voor journalisten lastig om arbeiders te benaderen en hun verhalen naar buiten te brengen. Jenny Chan, associate professor and coauthor of Dying for an iPhone … Link to the website of the interview : https://www.tijd.be/politiek-economie/internationaal/azie/de-arbeider-achter-uw-iphone/10430554.html Full text download below :

De Chinese arbeiders pikken het niet langer [The Chinese workers don’t take it anymore]

25 Nov 2022 De Standaard Ruben Mooijman ( Photo above : Protests at Foxconn Zhengzhou @afp) ‘Door in opstand te komen tegen het management en de autoriteiten, riskeren de arbeiders detentie of gevangenisstraf’ Jenny Chan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University ….. Link to the report : https://www.standaard.be/cnt/dmf20221124_98621777 Full text download below :

Foxconn offers $1,400 payout to quell protests at China iPhone plant

24 November 2022 Ryan McMorrow and Nian Liu in Beijing and Gloria Li in Hong Kong Financial Times “Foxconn promised big money — up to Rmb15,000 a month — to quickly recruit thousands of new workers, but it doesn’t seem to have materialised. That is why workers were so disappointed,” said Jenny Chan, a ChinaContinue reading “Foxconn offers $1,400 payout to quell protests at China iPhone plant”

Haunting scenes ‘near iPhone factory’ in China: ‘Fleeing or escaping’

Michael Dahlstrom Environment Editor Yahoo News Australia Fri, 18 November 2022 at 2:31 pm·4-min read Associate Professor Dr Jenny Chan from Hong Kong Polytechnic University has been studying Foxconn since 2010. Her interest was prompted by reports the company had installed safety nets around buildings following a series of employee suicides.  The spread of theContinue reading Haunting scenes ‘near iPhone factory’ in China: ‘Fleeing or escaping’

Late to Class Podcast w/ Hank Sanders, and Jenny Chan (13 September 2022)

Episode 17: Foxconn (Jenny Chan, coauthor of Dying for an iPhone) As Apple prepares to release the latest edition of the iPhone 14, LTC asks a burning question: what goes into the manufacturing of an Apple product? Professor Jenny Chan spent several years going behind the scenes at one of the main factories where iPhones andContinue reading “Late to Class Podcast w/ Hank Sanders, and Jenny Chan (13 September 2022)”

Poverty and Pacification: A Conversation with Dorothy J. Solinger

Dorothy J. Solinger’s latest book, Poverty and Pacification: The Chinese State Abandons the Old Working Class (Rowman & Littlefield, 2022), is dedicated to ‘all of those whose lives were wrenched’ in globalising China. Solinger is passionate about working people, including rural migrants and laid-off urban workers, as reflected in her decades-long commitment to activism and scholarship. AsContinue reading Poverty and Pacification: A Conversation with Dorothy J. Solinger

Dreams and Defiance in Foxconn City: An Interview with Jenny Chan

Interviewer: Mark Levison Dissent Spring 2021 China’s rapid economic growth is built on a factory system that relies on hundreds of millions of exploited workers. In the face of repression, those workers have found creative ways to resist. Links to the Full Content: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/dreams-and-defiance-in-foxconn-city-an-interview-with-jenny-chan