Friday, June 15, 2007

Made In The People's Republic

This is a harsh, but real way to personify China's torrid economic growth, as GDP continues in high gear at above 10% growth: Reports of Forced Labor Unsettle China.

From the Times article, “My son was totally dumb, not even knowing how to cry, or to scream or to call out ‘Father,’ ” he said. “I burst into tears and held him in my arms, but he had no reaction. He was in rags and had wounds all over his body. Within three months he had lost over 10 kilos,” about 22 pounds." What father and son went through is just unimaginable.

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