The headlines are almost unfathomable: More than one thousand Bangladesh garment-industry workers killed when their building collapsed. Over one hundred workers killed in a poultry-factory fire in China. Harsh conditions and a rash of suicides at a Taiwanese company producing cell phones. These tragedies highlight the hazardous working conditions for much of the world's population. Are inexpensive clothes and the latest iPhone worth it? When we think of the individuals who make our lives work as our neighbors--crossing cultural, racial, religious, regional, and tribal boundaries--it might cause us to change how we do business. All of God's children are our neighbors, says Jim Wallis, a radical concept that is essential to the common good in our increasingly globalized culture. He suggests making qTen Personal Decisions for the Common Goodq to help improve things from your corner of the world. This is a selection from The (Un)Common Good: How the Gospel Brings Hope to a World Divided.Do we know or really understand, for example, that many of the key materials in our cell phones come from minerals that are at the heart of violent conflicts in places ... People stopped eating their lunch and you could have heard a pin drop.
|Title||:||Why You Should Care about the Person Who Made Your Cell Phone (Ebook Shorts)|
|Publisher||:||Brazos Press - 2013-08-19|