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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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World in View: China clamps down

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: World in View: China clamps down State security forces in China have widened their crackdown on public dissent begun Feb. 17 after online calls for a “jasmine revolution” in China … Continue reading

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