so.....is the Prime made from slave labor?

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    Well, I don't know how much visibility we can have into Toyota's supply chain, but the main difference (compared to any other car) in the Prime would be the batteries, and lithium is mined in the US and China, mainly. The actual labor assembling the cars in Japan is clearly quite a ways from slavery...
     
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    what labor isn't slave?:cool:
     
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    well......there's paid labor......and unpaid or underpaid labor:cool:
     
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    just looking at the headline, i'd say most auto's contain rubber and aluminum, not sure about mica.
     
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    it's all underpaid. if they can prove unpaid, i won't buy a prime.
     
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    yeah, but how much underpaid are you willing to not buy a Prime?:eek:
     
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    1. okay, read the whole article, a lot of innuendo and speculation. no way to know where anything is sourced from until greenpeace gets involved.
     
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    impossible to know, the cheaper the better, right? how about you?
     
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    well....it's too late for me, I already have mine:coffee:
     
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    slave trader!:mad:
     
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    I'm waiting for 60 minutes to air it:cool:
     
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    :(:sleep:
     
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    2025 or so.:rolleyes:
     
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    will you still be alive?:confused:
     
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    the question is, was the pip made with slave labour? we'll probably never know. i don't even know if there's cobalt in these motors, or if so, where it came from.
     
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    only God knows that.;)
     
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    so.......it's totally unknown, gotcha:p
     
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    my grandma used to say it was written on your forehead.
     
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    ah, like ash Wednesday:p
     
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