Turn it Off

By Andy Bachman

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2012

Recent news of serious labor abuses and alarming suicide rates at a Chinese factory manufacturing Apple products ought to disturb us greatly, particularly if the news of this tragedy is conveyed -- read or viewed -- by that very same device. Imagine, if you will, individuals enraptured by the magnetism of their iPhone screens -- screens that also reflect the suffering and death of the workers who made them, sacrifices on the altar of these coveted electronic devices. It's a tragedy of biblical proportions.

Topic: Morality, Business, Commerce, Ethics, Labor

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.42/no.688

Page Number(s): 20; 19

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Bachman, Andy. Turn it Off. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2012: 20; 19. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=13777


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