Hard Labor

The human toll of cheap stuff from China.

‘We don’t feel the agony of the workers who made our products as deeply as we feel our desires.’

By LAUREN HILGERS LAUREN HILGERS is a journalist and the author of “Patriot Number One: A Chinese Rebel Comes to America.”
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FIVE CHAPTERS INTO “Made in China,” Amelia Pang’s investigation of forced labor practices in China, her main subject — a Falun Gong practitioner named Sun Yi — is tasked with making decorative paper mushrooms for export, it is rumored, to Europe. It is...

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