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“In Beijing’s suburban Qingyundian development zone,…

In Beijing’s suburban Qingyundian development zone, clothing manufacturers of various sizes break up local villages. Among the 100 or so workers working in each factory are some young and lively faces that look no different from usual college students.

They are China’s post-90s generation, a generation born in the 90s and growing up in a booming economy. They pay a lot of attention to their appearances and closely follow the latest fashion trends, and yet their life is probably the opposite of fab bling –they work 12-13 hours a day on assembly lines."

For more, see "China’s Post-90’s Migrant Workers: Rural Identity But Urban Heart," Offbeat China, 7 July 2013.

via Global Voices

A Final Embrace: The Most Haunting Photograph from Bangladesh” – Lightbox / Time.com (8 May 2013)

Photograph by Taslima Akhter


Inside Foxconn – by James Fallows at The Atlantic