Tag Archives: Apple

Health Benefits of Honey – Nature’s Powerful Superfood

Mike Barrett National Society Honey has long been among the top superfoods used treat countless health conditions and boost overall health. Similar to how the benefits of apple cider vinegar range far and wide, honey can be used to help treat … Continue reading

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Chinese Workers Demanding Better Wages, Conditions, Real Union Protections

Lijia Zhang AlterNet Two weeks ago, Foxconn Technology, an electronic giant, announced it would increase its workers’ salaries by as much as 25%. The move was probably the result of pressure from the increasingly rights-conscious workers and international concerns about … Continue reading

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Apple factories to face independent inspections

BBC News The working conditions in factories which produce Apple products are to be inspected, the computing giant has announced. The Fair Labor Association (FLA) will audit several suppliers, including Foxconn in China, at Apple’s request. Safety at the factories … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs’ FBI files question his honesty and morality

BBC News The FBI files of Steve Jobs have been released, showing a man who commanded respect as an innovator but was questioned on his honesty and morality. The file was prepared on the Apple founder as he was considered … Continue reading

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Lost in surrogacy’s Bermuda Triangle

Michael Cook Bio Edge Just when you thought that surrogate motherhood could not get more bizarre and complicated, a news flash comes from Hyderabad, the centre of the Indian surrogacy industry. This story concerns J. Pearl Linda Van Buren Green, … Continue reading

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‘Forced to stand for 24 hours, suicide nets, toxin exposure and explosions’: Inside the Chinese factories making iPads for Apple

Mark Duell Daily Mail Working excessive overtime without a single day off during the week, living together in crowded dormitories and standing so long that their legs swell and they can hardly walk after a 24-hour shift. These are the … Continue reading

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Dude, That Isn’t Wax On Your Apple!

Source: Reality Blog Fancy yourself a vegetarian or vegan? Think that the label that says “organically grown” has anything to do with the packaging, storage, and transport of that product to stores? What if I told you that cow, pig, … Continue reading

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Anything but Australian made

Source: Yahoo News Juice is being passed off as fresh and local despite the fact that the concentrates used come from countries with questionable farming practices. Now scientific tests have proven that some juices are laced with toxic chemicals that … Continue reading

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Botany of Desire

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world, seen from the plants’ point of view. The program shows how four familiar species — … Continue reading

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War and shopping – an extremism that never speaks its name

Source: John Pilger Looking for a bookshop that was no longer there, I walked instead into a labyrinth designed as a trap. Leaving became an allusion, rather like Alice once she had stepped through the Looking Glass. Walls of glass … Continue reading

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