600 words Due: 03/24/2018 @ 12pm
RUBRIC The paper is to be clearly connect to the assigned readings; addresses all required elements in the assignment; reflects erudition, an in-depth analysis of the readings, outside source material with proper citation.
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Fighting the Challenge of Child Labor
Samsumg Faces New Child-Labor Allegations
While technology companies have faced widespread condemnation for their labor practices, including securing resources from conflict zones and using child labor, a new report by the Wall Street Journal highlights the scope of the problem in China. An investigation into child labor practices in China by the electronics giant Samsung found that subcontracting practices allowed children as young as 14 to be employed in the facility.
Economist Steven Landsburg writes:
“As any historian could tell you, no society has every pulled itself out of poverty without putting its children to work. Back in the early 19th century, when Americans were as poor as Bangladeshis are now, we were sending out children to work at about the same rate as the Bangladeshis are today. Having had the good fortune to get rich first, Americans can afford to give Bangladeshis a helping hand, and there are plenty of good ways for us to do that. Denying Third Worlders the very opportunities our ancestors embraced, whether through full fledged boycotts or by insisting on health an
RUBRIC The paper is to be clearly conne