The stories by Liu Zhi Yi—the undercover reporter inside Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen—were depressing. These photos make them even sadder. Gloomy atmosphere, people fighting, and long lines of unemployed trying to get into the 400,000-people factory.
There are some glimmers of hope, however, like two lovers holding each other or their efforts to have flowers in that sterile environment. Proof that, despite the 30 suicide attempts during the last month, humans are resilient enough to survive this sea of beige and exploitation. [Southern Weekly via M.I.C. Gadget]