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Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory

Yesterday This American Life came up in my random shuffle of music and podcasts. TAL is often very good, but this week’s episode was particularly captivating and a little disturbing. It is based on the stage show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs“. Anyway, worth a listen:

This American Life #454:
MR. DAISEY AND THE APPLE FACTORY
Originally aired 01.06.2012

Mike Daisey was a self-described “worshipper in the cult of Mac.” Then he saw some photos from a new iPhone, taken by workers at the factory where it was made. Mike wondered: Who makes all my crap? He traveled to China to find out.

And since TAM gives a nice easy way to embed, you can play directly from here too: