Please, please, please go fuck yourself.
You have GOT to be kidding. Slave labor conditions and you justify it as some necessary step on the glorious road to capitalistic paradise? You wouldn't subject yourself or a family member to those conditions for five minutes, but you'll sit there in your comfortable middle-class existance and claim this is actually good for people? You should be deeply, deeply ashamed. Your comments are some of the most disgusting I have ever seen on the Internet, and that's really saying something.
Here's a quick history lesson to augment your Alabama public school system education. It only took a thousand years in the west for the free market to generate a minumum wage and workers' rights. Due to nothing but blind luck, you now sit on your ass in Starbucks the beneficiary of a millenium of slave and child labor, which of course gives you the moral highground to tell those ingrate dollar a day workers how good they got it.
You know what? I've never spent all day out in the fields behind a mule pushing a plow while Ma spent her day at the fireplace cooking supper. I've also never spent time as a 10 year old working in a coal mine either. So shame on me for allowing what I learned in those fancy college economics classes to rule over emotional hysteria.
Let's please not forget that in order for people to have all of this leisure time to spend outside of work, you have to have already discovered the technological advances that allow people to not have to worry about simply surviving in the first place. So it's hardly as if capitalism was just stubornly waiting around 1000 years before it finally accepted the idea that people deserve a minimum wage and employer provided health benefits.
And if you think China is bad, I'd suggest you go spend some time in east Africa (say Djibouti... yes I've been there) where thousands of people lay around all day in 115 degree heat with no prospects of employment, and live in rock huts or metal shanties. And with very little in the way of natural resources to base an economy off of, and simply having a new well built is a big deal.
On second thought, I agree that China should immediately adopt a 35 hr work week, strict protections from being terminated, and a month of paid vacation. They should all unionize too so they can all walk-out whenever the mood strikes (pun intended) them. It seems to be doing so well for France and other more "enlightened" western European states.