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Apple abuses labor, pollutes the environment, and evades tax [Comic]

Posted By Ashraf On September 18, 2012 @ 2:15 AM In Miscellaneous | 3 Comments

This past year Apple [1] has taken a lot of heat over the labor practices of its contractors in China with stories such as students being forced to work in Foxconn factories assembling iPhone 5s [2] or the extremely poor treatment of workers who work at manufacturing plants that Apple contracts out to. And Apple has a bad rap in the scientific circle for participating in something called “green washing” — making your products sound environmentally friendly even though they really aren’t. Apparently Apple also evades tax and bully governments:

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Obviously the above is a comic poking fun at corporate America. However, validity of all other allegations side, it actually is a fact that many companies evade tax by not repatriating their monies made internationally back to the United States. It is what some may consider to be a loophole in current corporate tax law.

[via Joy of Tech [4]]


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[2] students being forced to work in Foxconn factories assembling iPhone 5s: http://dottech.org/78989/chinese-universities-are-reportedly-forcing-students-to-work-in-factories-assembling-iphone-5s/

[3] Image: http://dottech.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/apple_evil_corporation.gif

[4] Joy of Tech: http://www.joyoftech.com/joyoftech/joyarchives/1684.html

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