The end of the article reads:
“You can either manufacture in comfortable, worker-friendly factories, or you can reinvent the product every year, and make it better and faster and cheaper, which requires factories that seem harsh by American standards,” said a current Apple executive.
“And right now, customers care more about a new iPhone than working conditions in China.”
Enough said. Shame on Apple and everyone who turns a blind eye to these types of practices in pursuit of a toy.