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600,000 Chinese citizens worked to death yearly

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In China, death from overwork is so common there's actually a name for it: Guolaosi. Overwork, or (Gualoisi) kills 600,000 Chinese workers a year according to the China daily. Well, why are so many Chinese laborers dying? Many experts believe the deaths are directly related to Chinese labor practices and American corporations. Foxconn, (a company with over 920,000 employees) the company behind many Apple products has struggled to deal with worker suicides, employee protests and rising wage demands this year. (Foxconn actually put up nets outside its factories to lower suicide attempts) Let's take a moment to discuss the factory and living conditions at Foxconn.

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