Tag Archives: Guangdong

Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers

Lead article in the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers by Bob McGuire Open rebellion in the village of Wukan in December revealed the forced land seizures that have underpinned … Continue reading

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World in View: China’s migrant revolt

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. … Continue reading

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Strikers in China demand own unions, defy capitalism

The new September-October 2010 issue of News & Letters is online.  Here’s the lead article: Strikers in China demand own unions, defy capitalism by Bob McGuire A wave of strikes in China that began in mid-May in auto and continued … Continue reading

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