Aa top technology company in the world prosecuted by the monologist minor on working conditions in factories that manufacture their gadgets
These days, Mike Daisey is handled its feet. "I did not even know I have time to listen to my voice mail now. This is a phenomenon that had not known before," said the
Observer with a laugh in amazement. Maybe I would not be so surprised. In the last fortnight, Daisey has grown from an obscure but talented solo act in the theater of the United States face a public backlash against one of the flagship companies of the 21st century.
last Daisey, the The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs
triggered a spasm of introspection on poor working conditions in moments of China, where many American made more valuable. Specifically, iPhones bright, elegant, iPods and iPads produced by Apple.
The agony and ecstasy
was designed after a thorough investigation to talk with workers exploited and abused in China for nearly 18 months . Daisey plays small groups, but given the United States, winning critical acclaim but little trouble stirring, not even for the purpose of his anger. Apple itself
That changed in January when some of the performance discussion and Daisey monologue appeared on National Public Radio
This American Life
. It quickly became the most downloaded episode in the history of the series and an online petition for Apple to reform its practices began. Within 48 hours attracted 140,000 names. Then the
New York Times
conducted a thorough investigation of the provider network of Apple in China found that the accident and brutal working conditions and labor Children. Daisey had informed the journalists of the newspaper and saw his show last year. Suddenly, the network of Chinese supplier of Apple was great news.
that made him a difficult foe, sending tremors of fear through one of the world's largest and most powerful of the world. This is an incredible change. After all, for 15 years, New York-based Daisey has created his art as a stand-up talent, is praised, but little mass appeal in a variety of songs from his first book on Amazon for their views on Oprah, or recounting a trip to the South Pacific.The game principle is pretty simple. Mix Daisey own history as a geeky nerd who loves - and still loves - Apple products, with the story of how the job ran the company with a mixture of tyranny and engineering before he died last year . But then he goes into a dark area that Daisey tells how he became obsessed with the photographs that emerged within the giant Foxconn factory where many Apple products do.