Using robots to attack labor upsurge in China

July 29, 2012

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters:

Using robots to attack labor upsurge in China

Workers who created a wave of strikes in China from auto and electronics to steel over the past two years have confronted the power of private capital, the state and the Communist Party. In 2011 alone, China’s State Council acknowledged [=>]

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World in View: China’s migrant revolt

July 30, 2011

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters:

World in View
China’s migrant revolt

Thousands of migrant workers exploded onto the streets in the industrial suburb of Zengcheng in Guangdong province and vented their rage for a week. Security forces had thrown to the pavement a 20-year-old pregnant migrant worker from Sichuan, while clearing the street [=>]

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