“We talk about money as if it’s a natural force,” the engaging storyteller Mike Daisey says in one of his two solo shows at California’s Berkeley Repertory Theatre .
The weekly radio program “This American Life” retracted a report on conditions of Chinese workers who construct Apple Inc. products, saying the broadcast contained “errors” and “fabrications.”
“If you want to enjoy a good steak, don’t visit the slaughterhouse,” says an American proverb quoted in the Playbill for “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.”
Mike Daisey, star of "The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," discusses the show's creation and its run at New York's Public Theater. Daisey talks with Kathleen Hays on "The Hays Advantage" on Bloomberg Radio.
Apple subcontracts 100% of production of what it sells according to Mike Daisey, author and monologist. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "InBusiness With Margaret Brennan." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Foxconn Technology Group, Apple Inc.’s largest supplier and the target of allegations of poor work conditions, welcomed a retraction of a U.S. radio program episode it said was based on lies.
"' This American Life' is essentially a journalistic- not a theatrical- enterprise, and as such it operates under a different set of rules and expectations."
- Mike Daisey on Mar 16, 2012