The story originates from Get-UP, an Australian organisation dedicated to giving a voice to the ordinaryman. Learn more from Get-Up!
When my friend Brenda (of RINKLY RIMES fame) decides to get serious, her take on this human rights issue is right on 'the money' today. Think about it when you receive, or use, your newest gadget... to quote from MURDER BY GADGET, "Oh what fun! An iPad!" and read on...Rinkly Rimes today
I chose to add to Get-Up's current photo op one that I own, an image mentioned in Brenda's Rime that so aptly illustrates her point. George Baxter Snr. was the inventor of the oil process of making colour prints in the 1800s. "The Morning Call", engraved by George Baxter, was probably not meant, in 1850, to be a protest image, but issued for its 'charm' in colour for the prevailing aesthetic collector. Like the iPad, what collector cares (even today) about the slave labor employed to add to a fun existence?
Go to 'Get-Up' and easily add your vote to change Apple's reported position on this human rights issue!