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Heather White, producer and co-director of Who Pays the Price?: The Human Cost of Cheap Electronics
Oct 11, 2014
Heather White, producer and co-director of Who Pays the Price?: The Human Cost of Cheap Electronics...... WOW! What we do not see....we need to know.................."White’s Who Pays the Price?, the Human Cost of Cheap Electronics profiles injured and chemically poisoned young Chinese workers in factories that manufacture the world’s leading electronics brands. Several of her subjects have been discarded by their factories after being diagnosed with leukemia. Others suffered debilitating accidents from faulty machinery. Many return to their villages after they become incurably ill with no healthcare coverage--left to suffer, decline and struggle to survive.
The film offers an opportunity to meet the workers who are paying the price for cheap electronics."