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Protesters to rally against Apple at Grand Central store tomorrow

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Protesters plan to stage a demonstration tomorrow in an effort to take Apple to task for partnering with Eastern manufacturers repeatedly accused of mistreating factory workers. Change.org and SomeOfUs have combined their efforts to raise awareness of poor working conditions in factories operated by Foxconn that manufacture consumer electronics...
Protesters to rally against Apple at Grand Central store tomorrow

Was Apple protest leader Mark Shields an 'accidental activist?'

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More than 250,000 people signed Shields' petition demanding better conditions for workers who assemble iPads. Shields said he fell into the cause accidentally. What he didn't say was that he also does this sort of thing for a living. [Read more]...
Was Apple protest leader Mark Shields an 'accidental activist?'

Apple customers protest factory worker abuse, will present petition tomorrow

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Apple customers are protesting the company’s role in factory worker abuse by bringing a 250,000-signature petition to the Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York City tomorrow and elsewhere around the globe. In particular, the petitioners are asking Apple to make the iPhone 5 its first product...
Apple customers protest factory worker abuse, will present petition tomorrow

Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions

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Looks like Apple won’t be getting away easily this time as a petition over unethical working conditions at Foxconn factories blew up, turning into a real-world protest over Apple’s labor practices. Consumer groups SumOfUs and Change.org previously said that over 35,000 people signed their “Stop Worker Abuse” online petition...
Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions

Inside The Apple Protest In San Francisco

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Responding to reports of poor conditions in the Chinese factories that make Apple products, a quarter of a million people signed a petition on Change.org and SumOfUs.org, hoping that the signatures will provoke a reaction from Apple. Today, Change.org founder Ben Rattray and his team delivered the signatures collected through...
Inside The Apple Protest In San Francisco

Apple Protest Over Conditions at Foxconn Planned for Grand Central Terminal at 10 AM Today

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via Apple.com Consumer groups are planning to protest Apple stores this morning in the wake of The New York Times explosive investigation into working conditions at Foxconn, Apple's primary manufacturer. We're curious what took everyone so long, considering Wired magazine's similarly eye-opening feature about Foxconn came out almost a year...
Apple Protest Over Conditions at Foxconn Planned for Grand Central Terminal at 10 AM Today

NPR withdraws damning Apple episode as it doubts playwright Mike Daisey

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US radio show which became its most-listened to 'should never have been put on air' says producer after admitting that underage and injury claims could not be verifiedThe radio show This American Life has retracted an episode broadcast in January about working conditions inside Foxconn's Chinese factory making iPads, saying...
NPR withdraws damning Apple episode as it doubts playwright Mike Daisey

Protests Over Apple's Factory Conditions Knock Change.org Offline (APPL)

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Eight days ago, Mark Shields of Washington DC, launched a petition on Change.org requesting Apple to go public with its plan to protect Chinese workers. Response to that petition has been so fast and furious that it literally knocked Change.org offline, says Amanda Kloer, Director of Organizing for Change.org....
Protests Over Apple's Factory Conditions Knock Change.org Offline (APPL)

Apple faces “Cost of iPhone” attention after worker mistreatment petition [Updated]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook’s outrage at allegations the company knowingly overlooked labor mistreatment among its suppliers may have satisfied some, but that hasn’t stopped an online petition of near 150,000 Apple fans demanding the company take further steps in protecting workers. Accruing nearly 150,000 signatures within 48 hours, the campaign...
Apple faces “Cost of iPhone” attention after worker mistreatment petition [Updated]
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